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Cassi Namoda

Born in 1988, Maputo, Mozambique

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Cassi Namoda works primarily with painting, yet her works on canvas are informed by archival materials, the aesthetics of specific environments and cinematic tropes. All of these sources come into play within her practice, as she tenderly traces experiences of dislocation that Africans living in post-colonial nations experience today. More specifically, Namoda draws on her own childhood in Mozambique and the cultural intricacies and contradictions that arise within this country’s Luso-African he...Read more