Arafa C. Hamadi Mentorship Awards recipient

Arafa 2021 5
Kujiona 2020


  • Building Beyond


  • Design
  • Visual Art


  • Tanzania

Arafa C. Hamadi is a multidisciplinary artist working in Tanzania and Kenya. They create both physical and digital work, aiming to create fully immersive spaces that explore their queerness in relation to space - focusing on joy and tangible ways of connecting their community. They have been part of the ICA Fellowship 2020, the Digital Arts Residency at Nafasi Art-Space 2021, the New Dimensions Lab by Electric South 2022, and the Pro-Helvetica Residency 2022. They recently co-curated the UMOJA Residency 2022 and were a featured stage and installation artist at the Beneath the Baobabs Festival 2023.

LETU Arafa 3 2020