Ladipo Famodu

Ladipo Famodu is a researcher, artist, and futurist based in Chicago. He embraces opportunities for experimental, collaborative learning and believes in the power of imagination. He is the founder of Astro Afro Studio, a developing practice which seeks to address the present and future threats to social equality and environmental sustainability by weaponizing art, design, and technology in a creative, subversive manner. There are several organizations to which he credits his interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving and problem-finding. Some include SpeculativeEdu, Hackers & Designers, and the School for Poetic Computation. His artwork has been shown at MSI Black Creativity and at the South Side Community Art Center.

SPARK Microgrant

2019 - 2020,
Grant Recipient