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Sepake Angiama

Sepake Angiama is a curator and educator interested in discursive practices, the social framework, and how we shape and form our experiences in understanding the world. She works with artists and thinkers who disrupt or provoke the social sphere through action, design, dance, and architecture. She is the initiator of Under the Mango Tree: Sites of Learningin cooperation with ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), Stuttgart. Working with notions of unlearning and indigenous knowledge, artist-led project spaces, libraries, and schools, she is interested in unfolding discourses and gathering order to discuss and build radical education practices that destabilize the European canon. Previously, Angiama was head of education for documenta 14, Kassel, 2017; director of education for Manifesta 10, Saint Petersburg, 2014; and curator of public programs at Turner Contemporary, Margate. She has created educational programs for several institutions, including Tate Modern and Hayward Gallery in London. Sepake Angiama is currently co-curating the upcoming Chicago Architecture Biennial.