Anifowoshe Kanyinsola

Kanyinsola Anifowoshe


  • Colonial legacy, Postcolonial art production, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Chicago (United States of America)

Kanyinsola Anifowoshe is a curator and writer at Yale College, where she is pursuing a BA in History of Art and Sociology.
As curator of the In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens series, she collaborated with Chicago-area artists to honor the intergenerational and historically marginalized creative legacies of Black women through workshops and exhibitions. Former projects include Wahala Zine (editor in chief), a platform for the creative work of young people in the Nigerian diaspora, and The Now (host), a podcast highlighting the work of youth artists and activists. As a co-organizer with Fempowerment Chicago and Youth for Black Lives, she uses artistic expression as a tool for the political empowerment of young people.

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