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Artist, Writer

Roshini Kempadoo

  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • Born1959


Roshini Kempadoo is a photographer, media artist, writer, and lecturer. Her research and artwork are concerned with re-interpretations of historical and contemporary material of the Caribbean and Britain. She uses digital media and networked environments to explore colonial and postcolonial Caribbean and Britain. Roshini was Iniva’s First Stuart Hall Library Animateur

Solo exhibitions of her work include The Retrospective Exhibition Roshini Kempadoo Work: 1990-2004 at the Russell-Cotes Gallery, Bournemouth, and the Pitzhanger Gallery and Manor, London (2004-06). Group exhibitions include: Art & Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven‚ Connecticut(2007); A Place Called Home, South Africa Art Gallery (SANG), Cape Town; The 90s: A Family of Man? Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg (2004-05); Translocations, The Photographer’s Gallery, London and Techno Seduction, Cooper Union Art Gallery, New York.

Roshini Kempadoo Work 1990-2004, OVA (2004)
Roshini Kempadoo – Autograph portfolio (1997).

Creole in the Archive: Imagery, Presence and Location of the Caribbean Figure. Kempadoo, R. (2016), London Rowman & Littlefield.

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