Nana Adusei-Poku (PhD) is a Senior Academic Advisor and Luma Fellow at the Center for Curatorial Studies and Contemporary Art at Bard College. She received her PhD from Humboldt University Berlin. Her main research interests are cultural shifts and how they articulate themselves through the intersections of art, politics, and popular culture; artistic productions from the Black diasporas and critical pedagogy in relationship to decolonial aesthetics. She has articulated these interests through her academic work, the development of performative Lectures & Workshops as well as curatorial projects. Her articles have been published in Nka- Journal of Contemporary African Art, eflux, Kunstforum International, Flashart!, L'Internationale, multidudes, Darkmatter, Afterall and Yale Theater Magazine a.o. and translated into English, German, Portuguese, French and Swedish.