Psychologist, intellectual, and multimedia artist Grada Kilomba, whose ancestral homelands are both Sao Tome and Angola, was born in Portugal and is based in Germany. As many transnational cultural producers, she situates her work within the global African diaspora. In addition to her short films and video installations, she employs the moving image to perform her ideas and discourse on the myriad issues of race, knowledge, power, and postcoloniality. (1)
By translating her post-colonial research into visualisation, the artist Grada Kilomba reflects on the importance of transforming traditional knowledge production. Exploring the importance of questioning, the 2019 Summit speaker Grada Kilomba addresses how culture is not 'neutral' and proposes strategies of decolonising knowledge via a process of 'unlearning'. Source: YouTube
(1) African Women of the Screen as Cultural Producers: An Overview by Country. Beti Ellerson. Black Camera: An International Film Journal, African Women in Cinema Dossier Vol. 10, No. 1 (Fall 2018), pp. 245-287.