Grada Kilomba

Grada Kilomba

Grada Kilomba is a Portuguese artist and writer living in Berlin. Her work draws on memory, trauma, race, gender and the decolonisation of knowledge. She is best known for her subversive writing and artistic practice of giving body, voice and image to her own texts, using publication, staged reading, performance, installation and video. Her work has been presented internationally. She is the author of the acclaimed Plantation Memories, a compilation of episodes of everyday racism written in the form of short psychoanalytical stories that has been translated into several languages and listed as the most important non-fiction literature in Brazil. Appearance supported by CAMOES, I.P. and Portuguese Embassy.

Grada Kilomba is published by Unrast Verlag

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Plantation Memories: Episodes of Everyday Racism by Grada Kilomba, 2010

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