Emi Koide

Emi Koide is Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia (UFRB, Brazil) and Research Associate at Arts of Africa and Global Souths at Rhodes University. She holds a postdoctoral degree in art history from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP) and had a fellowship at the Institute for Anthropological Research in Africa at KU Leuven, Belgium, where she developed part of the project “Images of Africa: Specters of the Congo colonization” with support from FAPESP (2013–16). She holds a PhD from Institute of Psychology - São Paulo University with a thesis about Chris Marker’s work. She was responsible for Brazilian film program at Festival Lagunimages (2013 - Festival International de film, documentaries et de télévision du Bénin). She currently coordinates the research project “Histories of Art(s): transcultural approaches - comparative modernities and contemporaneities in Africa and Global South” and university extension project Áfricas nas Artes at UFRB. Her research interests focus on: art history on transcultural perspective; contemporary art; comparative modernities; expanded cinema; video; photography and decolonial studies.

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