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Jamila Prowse

Jamila Prowse is an artist, writer and researcher who uses her experiences as a mixed race, disabled person of Black parentage to understand and subvert barriers to working in the arts. She is currently working on a series of films tracing the history of her ancestry through her relationship with her late father Russell Herman, a South African jazz musician. She has upcoming exhibitions at HOME, London (July 2021) and and Hordaland Kunstsenter, Norway (October 2021), was studio residency artist at Gasworks from January to April 2021 and has written for Frieze, Dazed, GRAIN, Art Work Magazine and Photoworks.

At Cooke Latham Gallery, the artist replicates a doctor’s surgery, using mythic creatures as a metaphor for living with polycystic ovary syndrome

BY Jamila Prowse | 10 MAY 21

Jamila Prowse talks to three spaces - HOME, la Sala and Quench - about resisting cultural hegemony and the need for foundational support, access and equity in the arts

BY Jamila Prowse | 04 FEB 21

A new commission at Cell Project Space confronts questions about our complicity in the gentrification of our cities 

BY Jamila Prowse | 08 DEC 20

At Project Native Informant, London, the artist asks how one person’s labour is exploited to facilitate another person’s leisure 

BY Jamila Prowse | 16 NOV 20