Dr Jareh Das is a researcher, writer, independent curator and (occasional) florist who lives and works between West Africa/the UK. Her interests in (global) modern and contemporary art are cross-disciplinary, although her understanding is filtered through the lens of performance art which informs both her academic and curatorial work. Das's most recent curated exhibition, Body Vessel Clay: Black Women, Ceramics and Contemporary Art surveys how ceramics have been disrupted, questioned and reimagined by Black women over the last seventy years beginning with seminal Nigerian potter, Ladi Kwali.Read More
In 2018, she was awarded her doctorate in Curating Art and Science: New Methods and Sites of Production and Display offered in partnership with Arts Catalyst and Royal Holloway, the University of London funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). She holds an MA in Curating Contemporary Art/Inspire (Work-Based) from the Royal College of Art (RCA) in partnership with MIMA Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, funded by Art Council England (ACE).
Jareh Das' website can be found here.
Image courtesy Nelta Kasparian.