Artist in Residence
IBUKUN JESUSANMI is the artist in residence for the duration of the project at the Whitworth. As a textile artist she graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Textile Design and have since worked with people from across the globe, using her experiences to artistically communicate through embroidery, print and illustration.
Being an artist in residence at the Whitworth and collaborating with WYC (Whitworth Young Contemporaries) and Manchester City of Sanctuary had a great impact on Ibukun's life. She has grown so much as a person and as an artist and, as for many other people part of...read more
at THE WHITWORTH With Sally Thelwell, the Whitworth's Youth Engagment Coordinator, Ibukun Jesusanmi aimed to create a social campaign to raise awareness towards the issues related to migration and the refugee crisis. On the 14th of October, they organised a family...read more
I’m going to start by talking a little about myself as a practitioner. I love people, I love their individuality and the similarities that can be found within humanity. That’s why everything I do is for the human experience. I use my work to inspire, to stimulate...read more