Gadi Ramadhani (Tanzania) is an artist, curator and exhibition producer. His areas of interest include art as it intersects with social issues through multiple artistic disciplines. Gadi is the founder of Koko’TEN, a mobile art center that believes in the transformative power of the arts in communities in Tanzania. Prior to this, Gadi served as a project manager for Nafasi Art Space from 2009 to 2011. During that time he managed the exhibitions program, which included displays by national and international artists. The exhibitions were often augmented with panel discussions, workshops, and interdisciplinary events.
Select professional highlights include: curator for Domocrazy Cartoonists Exhibition: Vipaji Gallery (2015) Assistant curator for Impose / Expose: Art Revealing Space in Dar es Salaam (2015), co-curator for 28 Words in Maputo, Asiko, CCA Lagos: Fortaleza de Maputo (2015), co-juror for the Art Cross Border Competition by Emergent Art Space, California (2012); co-curator for The Art of Carving by Hamed Athuman exhibition (2011) and program manager and public relations officer for the East Africa Art Biennale (2009) & (2011) respectively.