Fabiyino (fah-bee-yee-nah) Germain-Bajowa is a Nigerian-Canadian writer, curator, and interdisciplinary artist based in Tkaronto/Toronto. Her writing engages Afro-diasporic archives of thought and memory, passed down through oral history, food, and acts of care. Her art practice and research centre Afro-diasporic experience to build an understanding of the ways archives of physical and immaterial knowledge are constructed in the Black community through the lenses of care theory, Afro-futurism, and archival studies. Her practice emphasizes community building and support, and her work is often based on her lived experiences as a Black queer woman. She is currently pursuing a BFA at OCAD University.
Criticism and Curatorial Practice
Major Completed, 2022
Curatorial Practices Critical Theory Archival Studies Black Diaspora
2022, Ernie and Rivette Herzig Bursary
2020, Andre Boulieu Bursary for Young Visual Artists
2019, Ernie and Rivette Herzig Bursary
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