Tosin Adeosun is a London-based researcher, curator and consultant specialising in the culture, art, and fashion history of the African diaspora. She is the founder and curator of African Style Archive – a platform dedicated to documenting African fashion history through archival photographs, footage and ephemera.
She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Sussex in Art History and Museum Curating with Photography, and a Bachelor’s degree in Media and Communications.
Tosin is passionate about unearthing and documenting narratives of Africa and the diaspora through photography, art, and moving images. A keen reader and historian, Tosin enjoys working with archives, communities and institutions to research and curate histories and stories. She has previously worked as a visual art researcher for a television series in production, curated a digital exhibition with a public programme in collaboration with the London College of Fashion, researched on the Africa Fashion exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum and facilitated several academic and public talks on fashion, photography, art and archival practices.
She has worked with many institutions and brands on research, curatorial, and educational projects. Some of them include the London College of Fashion, Soho House, Ahluwalia, South London Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts London, Counterpoints Arts, and Modern Art Oxford; she has also guest lectured for the Costume and Performance Design course at Arts University Bournemouth.