About

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."

Audre Lorde

Bio

Liz Ikiriko is a biracial Nigerian Canadian independent photo editor and curator. She is an MFA candidate 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.

Expertise

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. Her curatorial work is centred on the practice of care, addressing hidden histories and foregrounding platforms for underprivileged artists.