Zoé Samudzi is a writer whose work has appeared in The New Inquiry, Warscapes, ROAR Magazine, Teen Vogue, Bitch Media, Verso, and other spaces. She has as a column about photography in Wolfman Books' New Life Quarterly, and was the editor of The Black Aesthetic Season II. She is the artist-in-residence at the Ashara Ekundayo Gallery in Oakland, California, and her first curatorial effort, Elemental, is currently on exhibition at the gallery until December 21. She was a member of the 2017/18 Public Imagination cohort of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) Fellows Program. Along with William C. Anderson, she is the co-author of As Black as Resistance: Finding the Conditions for Our Liberation (AK Press).
Her work seeks to merge political theory, visual studies and photography, and critical approaches to science in service of a blended multidisciplinary means of articulating Blackness(es).