M Neelika Jayawardane

M Neelika Jayawardane

M Neelika Jayawardane is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York-Oswego, and a Research Associate at the Visual Identities ... in Art and Design (VIAD), University of Johannesburg (South Africa). She is a recipient of the 2018 Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for a book project on the Afrapix, a South African photographers' agency that operated during the last decade of apartheid. She is a founding member of the online magazine, Africa is a Country. Along with academic publications, her writing is featured in Transition, Aperture, Contemporary&, Contemporary Practices: Visual Art from the Middle East, and Even Magazine.


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This year’s Berlin Bi­en­nale pos­es im­por­tant ques­tions about oth­er­ness, pow­er, vi­o­lence and pa­tri­archy.

opinion by M Neelika Jayawardane
Published On 18 Jun 2018
Berlin Biennale photo 4

African pho­tog­ra­phers are still strug­gling with ex­clu­sion and mar­gin­al­i­sa­tion by ma­jor press or­gan­i­sa­tions.

opinion by M Neelika Jayawardane
Published On 26 Apr 2018
Kenya photographers