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Chimira Natanna


Mama Baranka

Amsterdam, Netherlands 🇳🇱

Chimira Natanna Obiefule (she/her/they/them) is a Nigerian and Venezuelan artist and student based in Amsterdam. Prioritizing her voice towards Black female liberation, Chimira has done multiple spoken word performances in Amsterdam, going on to self-publish a collection of poetry and art entitled ‘Heavy in the Chest’ in 2020. In 2021, Chimira got short-listed for the on-going project 'Manifesting Systemic Change through Creative Waves' founded by The Black Archives, Amsterdam. Here, she was commissioned for an art piece and essay centering practices of refusal and imaginary possibilities in relation to the Black woman as the face of liberation. The main themes she currently explores within her work and studies currently include rituals of refusal, spectacle, imaginary possibilities, self-liberation and the mapping of her roots in regards to spirituality and the female body.

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