Chinasa Vivian Ezugha

exhibited artist

Chinasa Vivian Ezugha by Zack Mennell courtesy of VSSL.

“Chinasa Vivian Ezugha makes work that attempts to connect her to her cultural heritage in Nigeria and to the questions she is asking about her identity as a black woman living in England.”

Vivian Chinasa Ezugha (b.1991) is an award-winning Nigerianborn, British artist living and working in Hampshire. Her interdisciplinary practice spans Live Art, film and drawing. Interested in history and how it is performed in the mundanity of everyday living, performance for her is an embodiment of past, present and future experiences. Born in Nigeria, Enugu state, Ezugha makes work that connects her to her cultural heritage and to questions about her identity as a Black woman living in England.

Having graduated from Aberystwyth University, School of Art (2014) and with an MA in Performance Making from Goldsmiths (2020), Ezugha’s work has been presented in venues across Europe, America and the UK, including SPILL Festival (Ipswich, 2018), Performance Space (Folkestone, 2018) In Between Time Festival (Bristol, 2017), ECOS (Bilbao, Spain, 2017), Songs for President (New York, 2015) and Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival (Chicago, 2015). She was a Leverhulme Arts Scholar at Wysing Arts Centre (2014), winner of the New Art Exchange Open Main Prize (2019), Awesome Foundation disability grant winner (2019).

They were a recipient the Santander Universities Post Covid-19 Performance Making Enterprise Award (2020) supported by Santander Universities and ICCE, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Chinasa Vivian Ezugha

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