Valerie Asiimwe Amani
© William Bacon Valerie Asiimwe Amani (b.1991, Dar es Salaam) is a Tanzanian artist, curator and writer whose multidisciplinary explorations, interrogate the daily translation of body erotics, language, place and memory. Working primarily with moving image, textile, digital collage and text, her works are intuitive interventions that aim to create bridges between the physical and spiritual. Exhibitions include The Main Complaint, at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art, Cape Town; Terrains of Possibility at Rele Gallery, Lagos and Boundless Space at Sotheby's, New York. She has given various talks on Art and Activism including SOAS, University of London with The Royal African society. She is also an art writer focusing on emerging African artists, on Emergent Art Space.