Ayesha Hameed: The End of Eating EverythingThis work is presented as part of Land to Light On, a collaborative public programming series between the Wattis Institute and CCA's academic departments focusing on racial capitalism, abolition, and decolonization.
Ayesha Hameed lives in London, UK. Since 2014, Hameed’s multi-chapter project 'Black Atlantis' has looked at the Black Atlantic and its afterlives in contemporary illegalized migration at sea, in oceanic environments, through Afrofuturistic dancefloors and soundsystems and in outer space. Through videos, audio essays and performance lectures, she examines how to think through sound, image, water, violence and history as elements of an active archive; and time travel as an historical method. Recent exhibitions include Liverpool Biennial (2021), Gothenburg Biennial (2019), Lubumbashi Biennial (2019) and Dakar Biennial (2018). She is co-editor of Futures and Fictions (Repeater 2017) and co-author of Visual Cultures as Time Travel (Sternberg/MIT forthcoming 2021). She is currently Co-Programme Leader of the PhD in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University of London.
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