About The Speaker
Sarah Bushra is a visual artist and creative writer working primarily with a hybrid of text and image. She makes soft sculptures, installations and cross-media text, meditating on the role of collective memory in creating and transforming cultures of communication. She co-founded Contemporary Nights CN#, an arts collective dedicated to showcasing works by artists of various media in different parts of Addis Ababa. She is interested in cultural management, and, as an artist and programmer, facilitates the current movement towards increasing visibility and authentic representations of Ethiopian culture in contemporary contexts, in both local and international platforms.