Seyi Adebanjo

2014 Create Change Fellow | 2019 Artist-In-Residence


OluSeyi Adebanjo is a Queer gender-non-conforming Nigerian and MFA filmmaker. Seyi raises awareness around social issues through digital video and multimedia photography. Seyi’s work is the intersection of art, media, imagination, ritual & politics.

Seyi’s art communicates with a distinct voice on many themes: “womyn” of color, immigration, sexual orientation, spirituality, post-colonialism, and homophobia. It passionately examines cultural practices, identities, cultural displacement and community transformation. Filmmaking is about leaving a legacy for the movement, people and themselves.

Seyi has been an accomplished artist, performing with Sharon Bridgforth and Allgo artist in residence. Seyi is a fellow with Queer/Art/Mentorship. Seyi’s work has been published at Osun State University & Q-Zine. Seyi has screened at the 28th BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival, San Francisco Transgender Film Festival, Bronx Documentary Center, and the Sydney Transgender International Film Festival.


The LP Interview with Seyi Adebanjo