Federica Bueti 

1 OCT 2021 – 30 NOV 2021

Bag Factory is delighted to announce that Federica Bueti (Germany) will undertake a fully-funded residency at the Bag Factory from 27 Feb – 26 May 2021. As part of TURN 2 RESIDENCY The aim of the project is to facilitate research for emerging curators and cultural practitioners with curatorial experience based in Germany and in the African continent with ambitions to make them the starting point for more international collaborations and knowledge sharing opportunities

Federica Bueti writes, edits, teaches and occasionally curates exhibitions. Her research focuses on refusals and decolonial feminist critical poetics. She is the founder of …ment, a journal for contemporary culture, art and politics, which she ran between 2011 and 2015. She is the editor of Move…ment. On Forms of Protest and Resistance, published by Book Works, London, 2013; The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse: On Divinity, Supra-Realities, or the Exorcisement of Witchery published by The Greenbox and SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, 2017.  In 2019, she co-curated the exhibition and research project Ecologies of Darkness. Building Ground on Shifting Sand at SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, 2019. Born in 1982 in Scilla, Reggio Calabria, she lives and works in Berlin.

El Mundo Zurdo (spirituality in action, practicing refusals)
Inspired by the relational epistemologies, spiritual activism and coalition building practice of Chicana feminist Gloria Anzaldua and the work and life of South-African sangoma, author, and LGBT activist Nkunzi Zandile Nkabinde, during her time in Johannesburg, Bueti’s research will focus on Black queer aesthetic practices and poetics of refusal.