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Nene Aïssatou Diallo is an arts administrator and artist working across mediums. Her work is rooted in resisting legacies of erasure and in memories and imaginations of home. Her starting point is often her family photo albums, objects, and materials sourced and collected between Newark, Harlem, Brooklyn, Conakry, and Dakar.
In 2018, she co-founded LAND Collective, a community of Newark-based and affiliated artists and cultural producers collaborating on exhibitions, publications, and programs locally and digitally.
Diallo holds a B.A. in Visual Media and Arts Practices and in Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies from the University of Richmond. She also attended The Interdisciplinary Art and Theory Program in New York. She has exhibited nationally and held residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Index Art Center, Gallery Aferro, Project for Empty Space, The Residency Project, and STONELEAF RETREAT. Diallo’s work has been featured by Format, Monument Lab Bulletin, NPR, RVA Magazine, The Financial Times, and most recently, at the 13th edition of the Bamako Encounters – African Biennale of Photography.