Nana Adusei-Poku, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Luma Foundation Scholar at the Center for Curatorial Studies and Contemporary Art at Bard College. She was previously Visiting Professor in Art History of the African Diaspora at The Cooper Union in New York City. She held the position Research Professor for Visual Cultures (2013-2017) at the Willem de Kooning Academy and was Guest Lecturer at the University of the Arts, Zurich from 2012-2018. Her articles have been published in Nka- Journal of Contemporary African Art, eflux, Kunstforum International, Flashart!, L’Internationale, and Darkmatter. She curated the event Performances of No-thingness at the Academy of Arts Berlin in 2018 and the program: Longing on a Large Scale in conjunction with Todd Gray’s Exhibition Eucledian Gris Gris at Pomona College Museum of Art 2019-2020. Her book  Taking Stakes in the Unknown: Tracing Post-Black Art is now available.