EDUCATION

2018 - 2020 MFA Studio Art, Tulane University, New Orleans, La

2012- 2015 BA (Hons) Visual Communication, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 From Moussor to Tignon, Musical Bridges Art Gallery, San Antonio, Tx

2016 From Moussor to Tignon, Mckenna Museum of African-American Art, New Orleans, La

2014 Irun Kiko, The Drum, Birmingham, UK


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Ephemera Obscura, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, La

The Threads That Bind Us, Central Library, San Antonio, Tx

Fertile Ground, Argentea Gallery, Birmingham, UK

2016 Gal-dem Takeover, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

TedxUCL, University College London, London, UK

I, The Angry Black Woman & Other Stories, Buster Mantis, London, UK

Unmasked Women, The Artworks Elephant, London, UK

Children of the Gap, Center for Better Health, London, UK

Perspectives From Within, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio Tx

2015 Renaissance Photography Prize, Getty Images Gallery, London, UK

New Art West Midlands, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, UK


POP-UP

Portraits by Kasumu, S.M.A.R.T Gallery, San Antonio Tx

Irun Kiko: The Art of Hair, Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, Tx


AWARDS

2017 Intrepid Film Photography Award (Shortlisted)

Magenta Foundation Flash Forward 2017 (Winner)

2016 Next Photographer 2016, D&AD, London, UK (Shortlisted)

2015 Renaissance Photography Prize, Getty Images Gallery, London, UK (Best Single Image Winner)


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND CATALOGUES

2016 From Moussor to Tignon, Olaju Art Group, San Antonio, Tx


RESIDENCIES

2016 International Artist in Residence Programme, Olaju Art Group, New Orleans, la/San Antonio, Tx


FELLOWSHIPS

2018-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship


SELECTED PRESS

2017 

Culture Trip: Inspiring Eclectic Hairstyles and Their Origins Across Africa

Louisiana Weekly: Whitney’s White Linen Night: A showcasing of artists of color 

BJP: Emerging & Established Photographers Choosing Film 

ThandieKay:  Women. Who. Wrap

Lenscratch: Juliana Kasumu: From Moussor to Tignon

Omenka Online: On Identity, Femininity and Politics

BetterShared: Stories of Tradition Through Today's Lens


2016  Infringe Magazine: Juliana Kasumu: Hair Statements 

mor.bo: Juliana Kasumu: la feminidad africana transformada en estilo, tradición y resistencia

Konbini: Irun Kiko: Modern Interpretations Of Traditional Nigerian Hairstyles

Okay Africa: This Nigerian British Photographer Traces the Evolution of the Head Wrap from ‘Moussour to Tignon

Konbini: Photographer Tells The History of African Head-Ties Through Magical Images

THA LOOT: Hair, Headwraps, History and Heritage: A Visual Journey with Juliana Kasumu

Farable Weekly: Juliana Kasumu Traces The Head Wrap From Moussour To Tignon

The Sole Trader: The Evolution Of The Head Tie In A Photo Essay By Juliana Kasumu

MAPP: Exploring the Symbolisms of Headwraps

Afrobougee: From Mouser to Tignon : The Evolution of the Head-Tie

Blanc Modern Africa: British-Nigerian photographer Juliana Kasumu uses conscious imagery to highlight the interconnectivity of women, culture and fashion.


2015  RPS: Renaissance Photography Prize 2016

New Art West Midlands: Emerging Artist: Juliana Kasumu

Gal-dem: Juliana Kasumu: Telling The Black British Experience Through Photography

RPS: Capital Interest, Royal Photographic Society

Afrobougee: Juliana Kasumu

Nigeria's Inisghts: Women Actors Of Change : Meet Juliana Kasumu, A London-Based Photographer In Search Of Her Roots

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