"Odile and Odette" (2005)

"Odile and Odette," 2005
Video stills
High definition digital video, color, and sound, 14 min 28 sec loop
Edition of 6 (2 APs)
© Yinka Shonibare MBE
Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

"Theatricality is central to my work. I use theatrical devices because I want people to enter a different world, a fantasy world. For me that’s what art is. It’s that world you can enter that’s different from your regular, everyday world."

-Yinka Shonibare MBE