Oxford based artist and writer Samson Kambalu (b. 1975 Chiradzulu, Malawi), studied at the University of Malawi, Nottingham Trent University and Chelsea College of Art and Design. His work has been exhibited around the world, including Dakar Biennale, Tokyo International Art Festival, and the Liverpool Biennial, and featured in All the World’s Futures, Venice Biennale 2015, curated by Okwui Enwezor. Kambalu’s work is part of the national art collections of Tate, the British Council, and the Contemporary Art Society, and his research fellowships include Yale University and the Smithsonian Institution. He is the winner of Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth Commission for 2022-2024. Kambalu is an associate professor of fine art at The Ruskin School of Art and fellow at Magdalen College, University of Oxford.
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