Dalaeja Foreman is a community organizer, curator, first-generation Caribbean-American, and Brooklyn native. As a budding hood-intellectual and member of the People Power Movement - Movimiento Poder Popular, her work focuses on political education, social justice, gentrification, community preservation and empowerment. 

Pedagogy, identity and representation are central to Dalaeja’s curatorial practice; with the goal of combatting internalized misconceptions of oppressed people and legitimatizing resistance through direct action and cultural esteem. She graduated from the Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design program at the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY.  She is currently an incoming MA Contemporary Art and Art Theory of Asia and Africa student at SOAS, University of London.

Dalaeja is one of three founders of the Black aesthetic collective, Black Folk.

 

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