Margaret Nagawa


Margaret Nagawa is a PhD candidate specializing in African art at Emory University. Her research centers on the intersectionality among visual, literary, and performance art and the interplay between so-called traditional and contemporary arts as sites for material experimentation. Nagawa studied painting and sculpture at the Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Art at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, and graduated with a first class honors degree. She attained her MA in curating from Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, before working with the October Gallery in London, teaching and curating exhibitions at the Makerere Art Gallery, and leading several collaborative artists' initiatives in Uganda.