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yinka shonibare and his headless mannequin

I find Yinka Shonibare's mannequins are rather impressive, some of them are in one way disabled mainly due to the fact that the artist himself is also disabled but colorful in what they are doing and their clothing.

Yinka Shonibare, MBE (born 1962) is a disabled, British-Nigerian, contemporary artist living in the UK. Yink Shonibare, MBE was born in London in 1962. His family moved to Lagos, Nigeria when he was three. Shonibare contracted transverse myelitis at the age of seventeen. He returned to London to study Fine Art, first at Byam Shaw College of Art (now Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design) and then at Goldsmiths College, where he received his MFA. Shonibare considered to be a member of the “Young British Artist generation.” He currently lives and works in the East End of London.


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