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Ashley Raghubir

Ashley Raghubir

Thesis Title 

Working Title: Afrofuturism in Contemporary Art: Mohau Modisakeng and Ayana V. Jackson

Program

MA - Art History

Supervisor

Dr. Alice Ming Wai Jim

Research Interests

  • Afrofuturism
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Black Canadian Contemporary Art
  • Diaspora Studies
  • Performance

Biography 

Ashley Raghubir is a second year student in the MA in Art History program at Concordia University and is completing her thesis under the supervision of Dr. Alice Ming Wai Jim. Ashley holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Toronto. She is a core member of the Ethnocultural Art Histories Research (EAHR) student group, a graduate student member of EAHR | Media (Ethnocultural Art Histories Research in Media), and a research assistant to Dr. Alice Ming Wai Jim on the FRQSC-funded Worlding Public Cultures (WPC): The Arts and Social Innovation Montreal Team project within the Transnational and Transcultural Art and Culture Exchange (TrACE) network. Ashley is a co-founding member of an Afrofuturism research group with student peers and faculty within the Department of Art History at Concordia University. Ashley’s research examines contemporary Afrofuturist works by artists Mohau Modisakeng and Ayana V. Jackson. She has contributed writing to C Magazine and held the Winter 2020 Curatorial Internship at the Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery at Concordia University.

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