What: Ufuoma Essi (South London Gallery, London) - From Where We Land
Who: Ufuoma Essi
Where: The Fire Station Galleries, 82 Peckham Road, London, SE15 5LQ
When: 23rd June - 5th September 2021
Ufuoma Essi, the SLG’s tenth Postgraduate Artist in Residence, is a video artist and filmmaker.
Her new experimental film, From Where We Land, examines second-generation Black British women and their relationship with identity, feelings of cultural displacement, and their shared histories.
Informed by contributions of the 1980s Black feminist movement in England and the legacies of first-generation children of African and Caribbean immigrants, the film incorporates archive, VHS and 16mm footage.
Biography: Ufuoma Essi (b. 1995, London) is a video artist, filmmaker and film programmer from Lewisham, south east London. Essi studied at University College London, 2014–2018 and the University of Pennsylvania, 2016–2017