Liberatha Alibalio

Liberatha Alibalio, Tanzania © Nicholas Calvin Liberatha Alibalio is a contemporary textile and multimedia artist based in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. After graduating from the University of Dar-es-Salaam with a BSc. in Textile Design and Technology (2018), she began working as a visual artist, focusing on the mediums of fabric, fibres, dyes and other multimedia arts. Having grown up in Kagera, Tanzania, her work is informed by her childhood in the countryside, and she uses it to reflect on the past and the creation of new narratives that draw on her identity and context.
She has participated in several exhibitions and residencies locally and outside Tanzania including the Other Worldly exhibition as well as the East Africa Biennale in 2019. In 2020, she was part of the first edition of the Nafasi Academy, attended various workshops and exhibitions presented by the Nafasi Art Space in Dar-es-Salaam.