Biography

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Teju Adisa-Farrar is a writer/poet/artist and urban geographer. Her work focuses on supporting Black & Brown artists and activists, geographies of Blackness, transnational Blackness, understanding urban exclusion, social art praxis, decolonization, diasporic narratives and city culture initiated by subaltern/postcolonial communities. Teju has been doing work in human rights, arts & culture, and urban advocacy for over a decade. She is the Creative Director of World Unwrapped, which is an organization for constructing other urban narratives and uplifting global perspectives. She spends her time helping to create equitable communities, doing: community curation, development and outreach, research, performing poetry, collaborative projects, and writing.

 

EDUCATION:

4Cities UNICA (the Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe)
Erasmus Mundus Masters of Science: Urban Studies, 2017
National University of Ireland, Galway
Erasmus/Study Abroad: Political Science/Sociology and Research, 2010-2011
Wesleyan University
Bachelors of Arts: Sociology and Social-Critical Theory Program, 2013

 

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