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Erin Rice

Erin M. Rice is currently a PhD student at the Freie Universität Berlin in Germany. Her research focuses on the appropriation of printed and dyed textiles in Nigerian art and fashion since the 1960s. Originally from the US, she completed [...]

August 6, 2016 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS 2016
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John Akomfrah

John Akomfrah, OBE is an English writer, film director, artist, screenwriter and theorist who was born in Accra, Ghana. He made his debut as a director with Handsworth Songs in 1987, a film that went on to win the Grierson [...]

May 6, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Mady Sima

Both a visual artist and performer, Mady Sima explores the social relationship of workers in spaces of production. In his work, he looks at how individuals utilize space for various modes of production, and his work is influenced by his [...]

May 6, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Modibo Diawara

Modibo Diawara is a scriptwriter, film director and producer born in Thies and currently living in Dakar, Senegal. Diawara earned a diploma in film direction from the Film and Television Institute of India in 1991 and a Masters in Modern [...]

May 6, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
Bisi Silva

Bisi Silva

Director of the Asiko Programme, Bisi Silva is an independent curator and the founder/director of Centre for Contemporary Art,Lagos (CCA,Lagos) which opened in December 2007. She was recently co-curator for the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece, ‘Praxis:Art in [...]

May 4, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2010, FACILITATORS 2012, FACILITATORS 2013, FACILITATORS 2014, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS 2016
Rashida Bumbray

Rashida Bumbray

Rashida Bumbray is an independent curator/choreographer living and working in New York, NY. From 2006 to 2011, Bumbray was Associate Curator at The Kitchen, where she organized several critically acclaimed projects and commissions, including solo exhibitions by Leslie Hewitt, Simone Leigh, [...]

May 2, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Nana Oforiatta-Ayim

Nana Oforiatta Ayim is a writer, filmmaker and cultural historian. She has an MA in African Art History and is completing a PhD in African Languages and Cultures at the University of London. She has created books and films for [...]

May 2, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Moyo Okediji

Moyo Okediji is an art historian, artist, and curator. He studied fine arts at the University of Ife, before proceeding to the University of Benin, where he did an MFA in African Art Criticism, Poetry, and Painting. At the University [...]

April 30, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS 2016
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Mimi Cherono Ng’ok

Born in 1983, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok is a Kenyan photographer, based in Nairobi.  In 2006 she completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts from the University of Cape Town. With support from the Edward Ruiz photography mentorship award, [...]

April 30, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014, FACILITATORS 2015
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Eddie Chambers

Eddie Chambers was born in Wolverhampton, England and gained a BA (Hons) Fine Art degree from Sunderland Polytechnic in 1983. He now holds a PhD from Goldsmiths College, University of London, awarded in 1998, for his dissertation researching press and [...]

April 30, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Simone Leigh

Simone Leigh’s practice is an object-based on-going exploration of black female subjectivity. She creates sculpture, videos and installations informed by her interest in African art, ethnographic research, feminism and performance. Leigh received the 2013 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award.  [...]

April 30, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Wangechi Mutu

Wangechi Mutu is a Kenyan-born artist currently residing in Brooklyn, New York.  Her work is a visceral response to personal and social critiques of gender, culture, and mass media imagery. Exploring the female body as a site of engagement and [...]

April 29, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014, Guest Speakers
Aura Seikkula

Aura Seikkula

Aura Seikkula (1977) is an independent curator and researcher based in Stockholm. She is a Doctoral candidate in cultural policy at the University of Jyväskylä. Current and recent projects include KOPIOITU a residency and exhibition program with Komplot Brussels and SIC Helsinki [...]

April 29, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2013, FACILITATORS 2014
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Emeka Ogboh

Emeka Ogboh is a Nigerian artist, whose works contemplates broad notions of listening and hearing as its main focus. He works primarily with sound and video to explore ways of understanding cities as cosmopolitan spaces with their unique characters. His [...]

April 29, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Rosana Paulino

Rosana Paulino was born in São Paulo, Brazil in 1967. The artist currently lives and works in São Paulo. Paulino received a PhD degree in printmaking from the University of São Paulo (USP) in 2011 and has advanced training in [...]

April 29, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Viyé Diba

Viyé Diba was born in 1954 in Karantaba, Senegal.  Diba currently lives and works as an artist in Dakar, Senegal. Diba studied art education at the National School of Fine Arts in Dakar and received a PhD in urban geography [...]

April 29, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2014
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Kianga Ford

Kianga Ford works primarily with sound and environment. Using design-based installation, sound, performance and site-specific projects to create scored environments, her works explore the dynamics of contemporary social identity, proximity, intimacy and relationship. Her immersive, often story-based, projects ask questions [...]

April 8, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2012, FACILITATORS 2014, FACILITATORS(thisweek)
Tamar Garb

Tamar Garb

Tamar Garb is Durning Lawrence Professor in the History of Art. She graduated from the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town with a BA in Art (1978). In 1980, she was awarded an MA in Art [...]

April 8, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2013, FACILITATORS 2014, FACILITATORS 2015, FACILITATORS 2016
Shane Aslan Selzer

Shane Aslan Selzer

Shane Aslan Selzer is an artist, writer and organizer whose practice develops micro-communities where artists can expand on larger social issues such as generosity, exchange and failure. Selzer uses historical research to make personal interventions into social and material archives. Her [...]

April 8, 2014 FACILITATORS, FACILITATORS 2013, FACILITATORS 2014