#ArtOffPause Dr. Bimbola Akinbola
Bimbola Akinbola is an interdisciplinary scholar and artist based in Chicago. Working at the intersection of visual and performance art, her creative work is concerned with black bodies in leisure, the complicated and nagging nature of belonging, queer worldmaking, and African diasporic nostalgia. Bimbola has a PhD in American Studies from the University of Maryland and is currently the Black Arts Initiative Performing Arts Fellow at Northwestern University, where she will begin her position as an assistant professor of Performance Studies next Fall.
See Bimbola’s work here: https://www.bimbolaakinbola.com/
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