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Yaa Addae


Yaa Addae (she/they) is a writer, researcher, and participatory curator who is committed to imagining ways of being outside of the colonial structures we have inherited and holding space for collectively designing alternative systems to support this work. They are currently investigating structural barriers to loving through Open Heart Clinic, a social design incubator for imagining future care infrastructure. Previously, Yaa founded A-KRA Studio which housed Decolonize The Art World, an anticolonial art history platform and The Imaginarium, a virtual residency program for Ghanaian digital artists. She also was the curatorial assistant for Ano Institute‘s travelling Kiosk museum, an experiment in creating exhibition architecture informed by locality. Alongside their cultural work, Yaa works in healthcare as a design researcher.