Tyna Adebowale (Igarra, Nigeria, 1982) lives and works in Amsterdam. She is a multimedia artist portraying queer bodies, stories and histories. Her work mostly stems from collaborations with the communities around her. In recent years she completed her two-year residency at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam and has exhibited both nationally and internationally. This includes her native Nigeria, where LGBTQ+ rights are not recognised and same-sex relationships are punishable by law.