Raimi Gbadamosi

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Professor Raimi Gbadamosi is an artist, writer and curator. He received his Doctorate (2001) in Fine Art from the Slade School of Fine Art, London. He is a member of the Interdisciplinary Research Group 'Afroeuropeans', University of Leon, Spain, and the 'Black Body' group, Goldsmiths College, London. He is on the Editorial board of Journal of African Studies, Open Arts Journal and SAVVY, and on the boards of Elastic Residence, London and Relational, Bristol. He is currently a Research Associate at the Wits institute for Social and Economic Research. Wits University, Johannesburg.


His work media includes multiples, music, websites, writing and audience participation. Works creates debate, instead of representing preconceived concerns defined by specific social, cultural and political cant.


Recent national and international shows and events include:  Aardklop, Potchefstroom 2018; Words Festival, NIROX 2017, South Africa; Romulus, Rebus, Priest Gallery, Johannesburg 2017, Cemetery, Johannesburg Art Gallery, South Africa, 2014/2015; Banquet, South Hill Park Bracknell, United Kingdom, 2011;


Publication contributions Include: African Futures, Kerber 2016; Representing Enslavement and Abolition on Museums, Routledge 2011; Black British Perspectives, Sable, 2011.


Recent essays include: Pax Africana Book Chapter 2017; There are Storytellers Everywhere Book Chapter 2017; Testaments of a Current Moment Agenda 2016;


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