Grace Aneiza Ali was born and raised in Guyana, South America—a homeland she cares for deeply. Her work portfolio includes several ongoing projects dedicated to promoting the artistic and cultural production of Guyana and its diaspora.
Talks | Lectures
Writing: Contemporary Art and Photography
Un | Fixed Homeland
Aljira: The Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey
Curator: Grace Aneiza Ali
Un | Fixed Homeland will feature photographers from Guyana AND its three largest diasporic cities: New York City, London, and Toronto who engage and trouble the idea of Guyana as a ‘fixed/unfixed homeland,’ an evolving diaspora, and the dynamic relationship between the two.
Addis Foto Fest
In 2014, for the first time, the Addis Foto Fest featured a Collection from four photographers of Guyanese heritage: Keisha Scarville, Roshini Kempadoo, Sandra Brewster, and Nikki Kahn. Grace Aneiza Ali served as a guest curator and curated the Guyanese Collection.
“A Story of A Guyanese Family” — A Short Film by filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris via the Digital Diaspora Project that explores migration, family archives, and the photographic image as social memory. Spring, 2012. [photos]
“Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana” — New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center. Award-winning photographers Nikki Kahn and Keisha Scarville discuss their artistic visions and portfolios and explore their ongoing work to tell Guyana’s stories and to counter historic and contemporary stereotypes about the country. Hosted by Grace Aneiza Ali. (April 24, 2014)