Dr. Tegan Bristow

Dr. Tegan Bristow

South Africa

Fak'ugesi Team Speaker
Dr. Tegan Bristow is a South African artist and developer of interactive digital installations; Senior Lecturer at the School of Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand and Director of the Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival since 2016. 

In 2017 Bristow completed PhD on Decoloniality and Actional Methodologies in Art and Cultural Practices in African Cultures of Technology, which she wrote with the Planetary Collegium at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Arts at Plymouth University in the U.K. Outside of Bristow’s curatorial practice in the Fak’ugesi Festival, large curatorial projects have been included in 2018 Digital Imaginaries: Premonition with Afro Pixel (Senegal), Wits Art Museum and the ZKM (Germany)and 2015 Post African Futures exhibition with the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg. Outside of her curatorial and development practices with art, culture and technology in Africa, Bristow has exhibited her own practice widely. Bristow has published her research in various journal and book chapters, most recently in Critical African Studies. 

Faku'gesi History

2019: Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival Director
2018: Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival Director
2017: Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival Director
2016: Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival Director

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