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Dr Elisa Adami

Afterall Research Fellow and Editor
University of the Arts London
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Elisa  Adami


Dr. Elisa Adami is Research Fellow and Editor at Afterall, Central Saint Martins (University of the Arts London), where she manages the One Work and Two Works book series, as well as being part of the editorial team of Afterall journal. Previously, Elisa was the Coordinator of Research Residency programmes at UAL’s Decolonising Art Institute, where she was researcher-in-residence on the postdoctoral programme Decolonising Archives in 2020. Elisa completed her PhD in 2019 at the Royal College of Art in London. Her dissertation focused on radical historiographical practices in the work of Lebanese artists of the postwar generation. She has taught at several institutions, including the Royal College of Art, Kingston University and Central Saint Martins. Together with Anthony Downey, Elisa is Associate Editor of the book series Research/Practice, published by Sternberg Press and she is Managing Editor of the forthcoming Nida Sinnokrot: Palestine is not a Garden (2022). Her writing has appeared in various publications, including the Journal of Visual Culture and Third Text, and she is a regular contributor to Art Monthly.