Elvira Dyangani Ose (1974, Spain) is an Independent Curator and Graduate Student in History of Art and Visual Studies at Cornell University, New York
Graduated in History of Art, Elvira has a DEA in Theory and History of Architecture by the ETSAB, at Universtat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain. She is a founding member of the Laboratory for Oral Resources in Equatorial Guinea, an independent research group on Equatorial Guinea oral tradition studies and also member of the research group Afroeuropeans at the University of León, Spain. As a freelance curator she developed several interdisciplinary projects, focusing on recovering collective memories, interventions in public space or urban ethnography, most significantly, Memoria i Desconcert: Art a Guinea Ecuatorial, Urban Emotion o Authentic Fiction
. As a specialist in contemporary African art she has been a guest professor at the University of Barcelona and has taken part in lecture cycles addressing African artistic production and contemporary culture. In the last two years she curated an exhibition of contemporary South African artists called Olvida quién soy / Erase me from who I am
in collaboration with Tracy Murinik, Khwezi Gule and Gabi Ngcobo and Tres scenarios/Three scenarios
, both of which took place while she was curator at Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, CAAM, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Recently, she worked as Curator at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain.