Dr David Dibosa trained as a curator, after receiving his first degree from Girton College, University of Cambridge. He was awarded his PhD in Art History from Goldsmiths College, University of London. During the 1990s, he curated public art projects. He is currently Course Leader for MA Art Theory at Chelsea College of Art and Design in the University of the Arts, London. He is also a Researcher in the University of the Arts Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN).
David Dibosa's research interests focus on spectatorship and contemporary visual culture. His publications include: How to Speak Borders in the journal Toplumbilim (2007) and Queer Appearances: Gilbert & George's Visual Strategies in the journal Sexualities (2009). More recently, he has co-written a number of pieces with Andrew Dewdney and Victoria Walsh: ‘Tate Encounters: Nationalism and British Culture' in Beyond Cultural Diversity: The Case for Creativity (2010); ‘Cultural Diversity: Politics, Policy, Practices' in Museums, Equality and Social Justice (2012); Post-Critical Museology: Theory and Practice in the Art Museum (forthcoming 2012).
David is contributing a research text to accompany paintings in autumn 2012 exhibition Kimathi Donkor: Queens of the Undead.