Elvira Dyangani Ose

Elvira Dyangani Ose

  • Postcolonial art production

  • London (United Kingdom)

Elvira Dyangani Ose has been the director and chief curator of The Showroom, London, for the past two years. She is currently affiliated to the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University London, and the Thought Council at the Fondazione Prada. Until November 2018, she served as creative time senior curator, where she most recently curated the 11th edition of their summit. She is currently curating the publications of 34th Bienal De São Paulo and is the curator for the PHotoESPAÑA, an international festival of photography and visual arts in 2021.

Dyangani Ose was curator of the eighth edition of the Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (GIBCA 2015) and curator of international art at the Tate Modern London (2011-2014). Dyangani Ose has published and lectured on modern and contemporary African art and has contributed to art journals such as Nka and Atlántica. She has a doctoral degree in History of Art and Visual Studies from Cornell University in New York, a master of science in Theory and History of Architecture from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, and a bachelor of arts in Art History from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Contributions by Elvira Dyangani Ose