"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."
— Audre Lorde
Liz Ikiriko is a biracial Nigerian Canadian photo editor and emerging curator. She is currently enrolled in the Criticism and Curatorial Practice graduate program at OCAD University. Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan - she now lives and works in Toronto with her husband and 2 kids.
As a photo editor - Liz has worked on a number of publications including The Ethnic Aisle, Toronto Life, Macleans, Canadian Business, Today's Parent and AWAY magazines. She's juried awards and reviewed portfolios at OCAD University, Ryerson University, Scotiabank CONTACT Photo Festival and the Flash Forward Annual Competition.
As a curator she has worked with Wedge Curatorial Projects, The National Music Centre and Sheridan College. She is interested in Black cultural narratives in relation to African & Caribbean migrant histories.
Light Grows The Tree is an upcoming photography exhibition curated by Liz at BAND Gallery, AUG. 17- SEPT.17, 2017.
Get in touch with Liz ( here) to discuss future projects and collaborations.