Imani Robinson Writer, Researcher, Curator | The Dots

Imani Robinson

Writer, Researcher, CuratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Imani Robinson

Writer, Researcher, CuratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a London-based writer, researcher and curator. I am completing an MA in Forensic Architecture 2017-18 at Goldsmiths, University of London. My dissertation project, titled The Black (D)rift, is an ongoing curatorial and research project exploring the spatial dynamics of black interiority, objecthood, and affect through encounters with particular sites, geographies and temporalities of the afterlives of slavery. My practice works with prose, poetry, orality and performance and I am interested in how Blackness moves through space and time. Recent curatorial projects include the group show (BUT) WHAT ARE YOU DOING ABOUT WHITE SUPREMACY? co-curated with Rabz Lansiquot. Many Studios commissioned sorryyoufeeluncomfortable Collective as part of their Glasgow International 2018 programming.
Projects
  • RE:GENERATE
  • Alternative Graduate ShowCalling all queer womxn, trans and non-binary artists of black ancestry! this new show wants you BZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show is a new art show from BBZ x SYFU. On the hunt for artists who have recently graduated from a UK-based institution -- and who identify as Queer Womxn, Trans or Non-binary People of Black Ancestry -- the aim is to provide a space for artists to be their fullest selves, and for audiences to view the work created in a capacity that does not other. As submissions open
  • No single issue struggle: making all black lives matter | Imani Robinson | TEDxLimassolf we want to build a wide movement for justice and liberation, across many different communities, we need to show up for each other, for those who experience different forms of oppression and experience different realities than us. We must be allies: actively producing accountable solidarity. This talk will explore the importance of speaking out about our the condition of our lives and organising for transformative change. For us to understand how power manifests, we have to appreciate how diffe
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Projects credited in
  • BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show 2019 SUBMISSIONS OPEN!A yearly show open to the public for submissions and held at Copeland Gallery in Peckham. Giving Queer Black artists based in the UK and Ireland the opportunity and platform to have their work seen and critiqued by a panel of highly respected artists, press and influential galleries. As well as meet and work with other artists during the process.
  • Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative IndustryWe asked influential LGBT+ icons to nominate trailblazers who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? A unique and incredible list of 100 trailblazing LGBT+ folk breaking barriers and inspiring change! We’re on a mission to explore and tackle inequalities in the creative industry - this is why we run diversity initiatives, dedicating our curated projects and people sections on The Dots to undersung groups. This brings together an abundance of dazzling work from diverse cr
Skills
  • Curating
  • Writing
  • Reasearch