Allan deSouza

Born in Nairobi, Kenya, and having lived in London, New York and Los Angeles, Allan deSouza is now based in the Bay Area. His photography, installation, video, text and performance works restage historical evidence through counter-strategies of fiction, erasure, and (mis)translation. DeSouza has exhibited extensively in the United States and internationally, with recent solo exhibitions at SF Camerawork; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF; and the Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. He has participated in group exhibitions at the International Center for Photography, NY; Pompidou Centre, Paris; Gwangju Biennale, Korea and Guangzhou Triennale, China. His writings have been published in various journals, anthologies, and catalogues, including Third Text, London; X-TRA, Los Angeles; and Shifter Journal, NY. He is a Professor in the Department of Art Practices at UC Berkeley, where he has developed a new Photography program. He is represented by Talwar Gallery, New Delhi and NY.