Belonging (in The Hop)

Belonging (in The Hop)

Belonging (in The Hop) was commissioned by the Hayward Gallery, Southbank as a response to Jyll Bradley’s The Hop, Summer 2022.
Choreographing the City: Choreographing the Campus

Choreographing the City: Choreographing the Campus

As a 2020-22 Visiting Artist at the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology and Research Affiliate in the Art, Culture, and Technology program, Akinleye investigates how dance-based research and creative collaboration across disciplines can create new techniques, lexicons, and conversations within

Royal Institute of British Architects film commissions 2021

Royal Institute of British Architects film commissions 2021

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has commissioned the artist, scholar and choreographer Adesola Akinleye to create a series of new video artworks inspired by the work of Sir David Adjaye OBE as part of the 2021 Royal Gold Medal celebrations.

May 2021

ILA project: the making of ‘Found’

ILA project: the making of ‘Found’

Community project between artists, schools and their local museums or art galleries.

Inter-active performance work for Young audiences.

South East England & Flint, Michigan 2016 – 2019

Light Steps

Light Steps

Workshops, and performances for young audiences.

England, 2014 – 2018

Concrete-Water-Flesh

Concrete-Water-Flesh

Concrete-Water-Flesh is a collaborative project with Helen Kindred which places bodily experiences as central to our understanding and Being-in-Place. The project combines the research interests of Adesola and Helen in the development of new physical site-specific and web-based choreographic work. Stimulated by the Place of the city and Place of the shore.

2020, 2021

Symposia trilogy

Symposia trilogy

Wright-ing the Somatic – August 2016

Narrating the Somatic: gathering voices, sharing practices – February 2018

Queering the Somatic: interrupting the narrative – August 2019

Guest editor editorial

Middlesex University, London 2016, 2018, 2019.