"Odile and Odette" (2005)

"Odile and Odette," 2005
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High definition digital video, color, and sound, 14:28 min loop Edition of 6 with 2 AP
© Yinka Shonibare MBE
Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

"I just love being able to travel into a different space, a different realm. And theatricality is a device for doing that. Then you can deal with everyday issues but be transgressive—take it to a different place. And a theatrical device allows me to do that."

-Yinka Shonibare MBE