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Elvira Dyangani Ose

Elvira Dyangani Ose. Curator, International Art. Supported by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc at Tate Modern. She is an art and architecture historian, currently completing a PhD in History of Art and Visual Studies at Cornell University, New York. Dyangani Ose has curated numerous interdisciplinary projects, focusing on the politics of representation and the role of African artists and artist collectives in history-making, including Carrie Mae Weems: Social Studies (2010), Arte Invisible (2009 and 2010), Attempt to Exhaust an African Place (2007-8), and Olvida Quien Soy/ Erase Me From Who I Am (2006). She was guest curator of the triennial SUD-Salon Urbain de Douala in 2010, and was the Artistic Director of Rencontres Picha 2012/2013, the third edition of the Lubumbashi Biennial. Dyangani Ose joined the Tate Modern in 2011, taking a leading role in developing Tate’s holdings of art from Africa and working closely with the Africa Acquisitions Committee. She is co-responsible for formulating Tate’s strategy in this region. She is also responsible for Across the Board, a two-year project supported by Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. Dyangani Ose has recently co-curated Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist, at the Tate Modern, from 3 July to 22 September 2013.

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