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About Me

Chinasa Vivian Ezugha  is an award-winning Nigerian-born, British artist living and working in Hampshire. Her interdisciplinary practice spans Live Art, film and drawing. Interested in history and how it is performed in the mundanity of everyday living, performance for her is an embodiment of past, present and future experiences. Born in Nigeria, Enugu state in 1991, Ezugha makes work that connects her to her cultural heritage and to questions about her identity as a Black woman living in England. Having graduated from Aberystwyth University, School of Art (2014) and with an MA in Performance Making from Goldsmiths (2020), Ezugha’s work has been presented in venues across Europe, America and the UK, including SPILL Festival (Ipswich, 2018), Performance Space (Folkestone, 2018) In Between Time Festival (Bristol, 2017), ECOS (Bilbao, Spain, 2017), Songs for President (New York 2015) and Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival (Chicago, 2015). She was a Leverhulme Arts Scholar at Wysing Arts Centre (2014), winner of the New Art Exchange Open Main Prize (2019), Awesome Foundation disability grant winner (2019), and a recipient of the Santander Universities Post Covid-19 Performance Making Enterprise Award (2020) supported by Santander Universities and ICCE, Goldsmiths, University of London. Chinasa is the founder of Live Art in Wymondham, a one-day site-specific series of events that brought emerging artists working in Live Art to rural Norfolk. Ezugha has served on the Board of Trustees for The Garage Theatre, Norwich, for five years and for Pentabus Rural Theatre from 2017 to 2018. Chinasa is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Exeter.

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