Ferreira da Silva

artist and critical theorist

Denise Ferreira da Silva is an artist and theorist. She is Professor and Director of the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Her publications include the monograph Toward a Global Idea of Race (2007), and the edited volume Law, Race, and the Postcolonial – A Handbook (2015). Her artistic work includes collaborations such as the films Serpent Rain (with Arjuna Neuman, 2016) and From Left to Night (with Wendelien van Oldenborgh, 2014), as well as events and texts which are part of her Poethical Readings practice (with Valentina Desideri). Ferreira da Silva lives and works in