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Abdi Osman

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Abdi Osman

Abdi Osman is a multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on questions of black masculinity as it intersects with Muslim and queer identities. Osman’s video and photography work have been shown in Canada and internationally in both group and solo exhibitions, including the year-long group show DiaporaArt: Strategy and Seduction by Canadian Artists from Culturally Diverse Communities at Rideau Hall . He holds an MFA in Documentary Media from Ryerson University, and B.A. in African Studies from the University of Toronto. His work has been supported by a grant from the Ontario Arts Council. His photographs are in various private collections and the Art Bank of the Canada Council for the Arts. In 2012, he was a fellow at The Interdisciplinary Center for Culture and Creativity (ICCC) at the University of Saskatchewan.

Artist Information

Residency Type Artist-in-residence

Currently Based Toronto, Ontario Canada

Medium Photography

Residency Dates Jan 11 — Mar 22 2010