Gabriella Nugent

Gabriella Nugent is an art historian specializing in modern and contemporary art with a focus on Africa and its diaspora. She is currently a Teaching Fellow in History of Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies and an Assistant Curator of HacerNoche: Promised Land, an international exhibition of over 50 artists across 16 venues in Oaxaca, Mexico. She holds a PhD in History of Art from University College London. She has current and forthcoming publications in African Arts, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, and Oxford Art Journal. Her book, Colonial Legacies: Contemporary Lens-Based Art on, of, and from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is under review. She has taught at UCL, SOAS, and the Slade School of Fine Art.