Alex Mawimbi

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Alex Mawimbi

Description

Alex Mawimbi is a visual artist. Her multimedia practice investigates the hybrid nature of African identity, contesting notions of authenticity as well as gender and female sexuality.

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First Name

Alex

Surname or Business Name

Mawimbi

Years Affiliated

2018

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Alex Mawimbi is a visual artist. Her multimedia practice investigates the hybrid nature of African identity, contesting notions of authenticity as well as gender and female sexuality. Since 2012, she has been working on a series of drawings of half-human, half-animal creatures caught up in intimate situations and pensive poses. Mawimbi was Artist-in-Residence at NTU CCA Singapore between August and October 2016. During her residency, she produced a new series of self-portraits, <i>Out of Africa, Out of Reach</i>, and several portraits of one of Singapore’s most famous drag queens.
*formerly Ato Malinda

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Citation

“Alex Mawimbi,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 16, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/931.