Based in Glasgow, Scotland    zoetumika[at]gmail.com

Am thinkin, imagining, sometimes making and doin.

Materials include: conversation; patterns; clay; gut listening; lettering; pens (no pencil) and feeling.

Devoted to process (preferably slow, often untidy). Chewing on pasts and feeling the hot hot burning present.

Events / Shows


October 2021 a rant! a reel! Screening & Conversation, programmed by Languid Hands with the artist Camara Taylor and filmmaker Sana Bilgrami. Online, Cubitt Artists, London

July 2020 A Quest That’s Just Begun, with the artists Tayo Adekunle, Nat Akinyi, Jaqueline Briggs, Yasmin Davidson, Ahmad Deeni, Joy Gansh, Shona Inatimi, Sekai Machache, Holly Mason, Leighton McIntosh, Mpilo Mseleku, Nkem Okwechime, Thulani Rachia & Nicola Wiltshire. Generator Projects X Wooosh, Dundee

June 2019 Surrounds, programmed by Camara Taylor and with the artists Sukhy Parhar, Francis Dooso & Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa. Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow

March 2019 as of yet, programmed by GSA POC Collective and with the artists Mele Broomes, Camara Taylor, Ashanti Harris, TAAHLIAH, Natalie Taylor, Vince Wolff, Ruby Allen & Harvey Dimond. Many Studios, Glasgow

February & March 2019 Moving Ground, with the artists Rosa-Johan Uddo & Ebun Sodipo. Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

June 2018 Degree Show 2018. Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh

January 2018 Terror & Beauty: Artists' Response to John Akomfrah's Vertigo SeaTalbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

March 2017 National Anthem. The Number Shop, Edinburgh

Jobs


2020 ongoing Producer, Body Remedy, Glasgow
2021 to 2022 Programme & Communications Fellow, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden
2019 to 2021  Committee Member/Co-Director, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
2017 to 2018 Co-Director, SPIT Collective, Edinburgh


Other bits


Recipient of Western Jerwood Creative Bursary in 2021 to 2022

Recipient of The Alexander Flynn Bequest in 2018