Lecturer in: 2020
Tumelo Mosaka is an independent curator who has worked within and outside museums exploring global transnational artistic practices especially from Africa, the Caribbean and North America. He has curated numerous exhibitions including, Turning Tide, at the Mémorial ACTe Museum, Guadeloupe (2017), Andrew Lyght: Full Circle, Dorsky Art Museum, New York (2016), Poetic Relations, Perez Art Museum, Miami (2015), and Otherwise Black at the 1st edition International Biennale of Contemporary Art in Martinique (BIAC) 2014. Mosaka is the former Chief Curator for Investec Cape Town Art Fair, South Africa. (2016-19) Previous positions include curator at the Krannert Art Museum (KAM) in Urbana‐Champaign, Illinois where he curated several exhibitions including: Blind Field (2013), OPENSTUDIO (2011), and MAKEBA! (2011). Prior to joining KAM, Mosaka was the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, NY where he curated Infinite Islands: Contemporary Caribbean Art (2007), and Passing/Posing: Kehinde Wiley (2004) among others. Mosaka was born in Johannesburg and resides in New York City.