Jessica Karuhanga

Currently in residence

Jessica Karuhanga is an artist based in Toronto, Canada. Her interdisciplinary practice moves through performance, sculpture, drawing, writing and video. She has presented her work in various galleries, museums and institutions internationally. Among these spaces are The Bentway, Toronto (2019), Sheridan College, Toronto (2019), Queer Arts Festival, Vancouver (2019), Nuit Blanche, Toronto (2018), Onsite Gallery at OCAD University, Toronto (2018), Museum London, London (2018), Varley Art Gallery, Markham (2018), the Art Museum at University of Toronto (2017), Bridgeport Art Trail, Connecticut, US (2017) Trinity Square Video, Toronto (2016) Goldsmiths, London, UK (2016) and Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2016). She has given lectures for The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Ryerson University, York University, Soho House, Toronto International Film Festival, Royal Ontario Museum as well as Harvard University and Tisch School of the Arts at NYU’s Black Portraitures Series. Her writing has been published by BlackFlash Magazine, C Magazine, Susan Hobbs Gallery and Foundarie Darling. She has been featured in i-D, Dazed, Border Crossings, Toronto Star, CBC Arts, esse, filthy dreams, Globe and Mail and Canadian Art. She holds degrees from Western University (2010) and University of Victoria (2012) and is currently a Sessional Professor in Visual Studies at University of Toronto.

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