Amie LH Soudien is a curator, researcher and art writer from Cape Town, South Africa. Soudien completed her BAFA at Michaelis School of Fine Art in 2013, and completed her MA in New Arts Journalism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016. She is currently a PhD student in the department of Art History, Curatorial Practice and Heritage Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand. Her interests include the history of Cape Town, archival studies, popular media, gender and sexuality, and emerging artists from Africa and the diaspora. In 2016 she was a National Fellow at the Institute of Creative Arts (ICA) in Cape Town.

 

Soudien currently resides in Johannesburg, and is a Curator and Researcher at the Visual Identities in Art and Design Research Centre, at the University of Johannesburg.  As an art writer, she has contributed  to ArtThrob, Adjective, Between 10 and 5, ArtAFRICA, the Mail & Guardian, and Frieze. Her current research concerns the use of art, performance and the performing arts in the commemoration of slavery in the Cape.  

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Contact: amiesoudien@gmail.com

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