issi.nanabeyin@gmail.com
issi.nanabeyin@gmail.com

BIO


ABOUT




a. Architect-as-Artist
b. Issi Nanabeyin is an Artist trained in Architecture, based in London.
c. Issi's work builds the diaspora’s identities into (digital) forms, visuals, text and spatial intervations.  

d. Researcher for the African Futures Insitute
e. Design Tutor at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.


CONTACT FOR GENERAL & ARTIST COMMISSIONS VIA
email:           issi.nanabeyin@gmail.com
instagram:   issi.nanabeyin



ABOUT 

a. Architect and Designer
b. Issi Nanabeyin is an Artist trained in Architecture, based in London.
c. Issi's work builds diasporic identities into (digital) forms, visuals, text and spatial intervations.  

d. Researcher for the African Futures Insitute
e. Design Tutor at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.


CONTACT FOR GENERAL & ARTIST COMMISSIONS VIA
email:           issi.nanabeyin@gmail.com
instagram:   issi.nanabeyin

Awards/Prizes/Scholarships

2022 • The Samuel Ross Black British Artist Grant Programme Awardee, UK.
2022 • Winner of the Crossroads Pize for the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2021, Seoul, Korea.
2020 • The Bartlett Architecture Medal
2015 • Narinder Sagoo Drawing Prize

Selected Exhibitions and Publications

2022 • We Face Foward; Friday Lates: V&A x Guap Magazine Talk
2022 • Three in the Field, Solo Exhibition at Filet Gallery, London

2022 • A Memory of Architecture, Group Exhibition curated by Brenna Horrox and David Lisbon
2022 • Elementaire, International Solo Exhbition curated by Artlee at Galeries du Petit Atelier, Bordeaux, France.
2022 • Artist Selected for RA Summer Exhbition

2021 • Warm Vessels in Search at Sunset, Group Exhibition at Harlesden Hign School, Fleet Street
2021 • Artist Selected for the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2021 , Exhibition, Seoul, Korea
2021 •  wallpaper* magazine January Issue 2021 Wallpaper* Graduate Directory
2021 • Unsettling Binaries: Architecture and Re-imagining a Racial-cultural Hybrid Spacein Britain, Isaac Nanabeyin Simpson.  

2020 • Not only, but also’ Exhibition. Betts Project Gallery, London, UK. https://www.bettsproject.com/noba-works
2020
• Dezeen. Bartlett School of Architecture spotlights 10 standout students projects. Lizzie Crook. An Architecture between Cultures by Isaac Simpson. 2020. Web.
2020 • Shortlisted for the 2021 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism. (Awaiting final announcement )
2020 • The Bartlett Summer Show Book 2020.  ed. London: The Bartlett School of Architecture. 2020. Print
2020 • i-D X ARTSTHREAD . Design Graduate Show 2020. An Architecture between Cultures; The Highland Council. by Isaac Simpson. 2020. Web.

Education

2018-20 • MArch Architecutre (Distinction), The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.
2013-16 • BSc Architecture (First Class Honours), The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London.