Tunde Wey is a Nigerian immigrant interdisciplinary artist living between Nigeria and the United States, working at the intersection of food and the political economy.

His work engages systems of exploitative power, focusing particularly on how economics and finance impact working class Black people globally. He uses performance and installation, film, food, writing and finance to confront disparities in material conditions and attempt interventions to address these socially constructed inequalities.

Tunde’s work has been covered by the New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, Vogue, and GQ. His own writing has been featured in the Boston Globe, Oxford American, Bloomberg, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

His docuseries is a 2024 CANNESERIES Official Selection. He is a recipient of the Monroe Fellowship from Tulane University (2023) and the Ford Foundation Just Films Grant (2022). Tunde is currently working on a book of essays to be published with MCD.

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