jamilah malika abu-bakare (b. 1982, Benin City, Nigeria) received her  MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA in 2019.

abu-bakare's works include sound art, video essay and text off page surrounding themes of refusal, repetition, dedication and intimacy through care for Black girl & womanhood.


Ontology vs The Ontic, NOW Instant, LA, USA

a lineage of transgression, Artscape, Peterborough, Canada

The Other Side of the Sun, Hashtag Gallery, Toronto, Canada

interlude, Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington, Canada

The Break, The Wake, The Hold, The Breath, Circuit Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Critical Mass, Art Gallery of Guelph, Guelph, Canada

The Diamond Stingily Show, broadcast, Stockholm, Sweden

CURRENT Feminist Art Symposium, Contemporary Field Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

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