Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa

Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa was born in Glasgow in 1976 and studied Literature at Cambridge University and Art at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. Formerly a participant in the LUX Associate Artist Programme and a researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie, she is currently a doctoral candidate in Fine Art at the University of Bergen, Norway and Convener of the Africa Cluster of the Another Roadmap School (http://colivre.net/another-roadmap). Wolukau-Wanambwa works in a wide range of media, formats and contexts. Recent/upcoming exhibitions include: Actually, the Dead Are Not Dead: Bergen Assembly 2019 (Bergen, NO); 62nd BFI London Film Festival (GB); Women on Aeroplanes (The Showroom Gallery, GB & Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw PL); We Don’t Need Another Hero (10th Berlin Biennale of Contemporary Art, DE); A Thousand Roaring Beasts: Display Devices for a Critical Modernity (Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo-CAAC, Seville, ES); and Kabbo Ka Muwala (National Gallery of Zimbabwe, ZW, Makerere University Art Gallery, UG & Kunsthalle Bremen, DE). A shortened version of the essay that appears in this journal was published in 2018 in the Palgrave Handbook of Race and the Arts in Education. She lives and works between London and Bergen. (www.wolukau-wanambwa.net)