Diana Ali

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Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Visual artist, Independent Curator, Creative Mentor, Fine Art lecturer, Workshop Leader.
Location Nottingham, United Kingdom
Introduction Diana Ali is a British Bangladeshi Visual Artist and Independent Curator living and working in Nottingham, UK. Her practice involves fictional narratives, analogue video making, a play on text. She is interested in correspondence, communication, connectivity and collaboration and this is extended through her international curatorial projects. She travels, gets lost and collects themes of political responses and reactions, cultural and language boundaries, human interaction; bringing different fragments of cultures into one space. As an artist she has exhibited in London, Victoria, Australia, San Francisco, Tehran and Pakistan. To date she has independently curated fourteen shows in the UK, Romania, California, Lisbon, Cyprus, South Korea and Israel. She is currently working with promoting and advocating the importance of creative thinking and making in different sectors outside of art. She is also a creative mentor, workshop leader, a trustee for The Nottingham Women’s Centre and Axis and a Fine Art lecturer at Loughborough University and Open College of Arts. She has appeared in several art programmes as a professional mentor and presenter on BBC1, BBC2 and Channel 4.
Interests Diana is a Visual Artist and Independent Curator.