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Wanja Kimani

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Wanja Kimani is Exhibition Project Curator for Black Atlantic: Power, People, Resistance. She was previously Research Associate at Newcastle University on the ‘Art and Work in East Africa: New Engagements in Art Curating’ project. Prior to this, she was co-founder of Guzo Art Projects and worked on international exhibitions and art fairs with a number of artists based in East Africa including Ephrem Solomon, Osborne Macharia and Robel Temesgen. She is a visual artist and in 2022, was one of the artist representing Kenya at the 59th Venice Biennale. Her research interests lie in the intersection of art, evolutionary ecology and the politics of gender and sexuality. She has published articles on contemporary art in East Africa and is currently a practice-based PhD candidate in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts, UAL.

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