Located in Onikan, the cultural capital of Lagos, rele is a modern and contemporary art gallery that exhibits and represents artists across Nigeria. The focus of the gallery is to build a new audience, engagement and appreciation for the arts across the country through innovative exhibitions that challenge the way art is to be presented, consumed and collected.
The gallery exhibits, represents and champions artists whose work aspire to ingenuity or achieve it, who address tropes, stereotypes, change social, cultural political narratives and contexts or inspire us all to pay more attention to same, to look closely. It also mounts major exhibitions for artists in its space and also presents their work for important art fairs, publishing catalogues and connecting them to opportunities that would advance their careers.
rele is also committed to education, building a new generation of art lovers, enthusiasts, collectors, through training in seminars, special workshops, talks, on different subfields of the art industry from curating, to art publishing.