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Yesomi Umolu Selected as Artistic Director of the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

09:40 - 6 March, 2018
Yesomi Umolu Selected as Artistic Director of the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial, Images by Wikimedia user Victorgrigas (left) and Andrew Bruah
Images by Wikimedia user Victorgrigas (left) and Andrew Bruah

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has announced the selection of writer and curator Yesomi Umolu as Artistic Director for the event’s 2019 edition.

Currently holding the position of Exhibitions Curator at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, Umolu draws from her background in architectural design and curatorial studies in creating exhibitions that explore the politics of the built environment. Recent projects include Kapwani Kiwanga: The sum and its parts, The Land Grant: Forest Law, and The Museum of Non Participation: The New Deal.