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©2022 Saziso Phiri

This is a selective list of works/projects. An extensive portfolio with images is avaialble on request by email.


Participation Producer
Fifth Word Theatre

Artist Mentor
Real Creative Futures

Producer (Terrace Wires sculpture commission at St. Pancras)
New Art Exchange

Head of Research and Programming
The Drill

Young Hustlers

Creative Director
The Anti Gallery

Advisory Panels / Boards

Steering Group Member
CVAN EM (Contemporary Arts Visual Network East Midlands)

Creative ThinkTank Panellist
UK New Artists

Previous Roles

UK New Artists

Exhibitions Producer  
New Art Exchange

Maison Foo

Backlit Gallery

Curator in Residence
City Arts Nottingham

Sabato Studio

Nuart Festival / Nuart Aberdeen

Migration Matters Festival

Curatorshop Coordinator
PARALLEL / Format International Photography Festival

Artistic Coordinator for Youth Arts Research and Development
New Art Exchange


A full list of exhibitions that I have worked on will be available to download directly from this site as a PDF soon. This can be requested by email in the meantime. 


Development workshop for artists on the Syllabus V programme (2021)
Wysing Arts Centre

Workshop and presentation for artists on the Freelands Artists Programme (2020)
Freelands Foundation / S1 Artspace

‘Seeds: The Art of Protest’ artmaking course (2019)
Nottingham Contemporary

‘Cut it Out’ stencil and spraypaint workshop  (2018)
Nottingham Conntemporary

Artivism art making workshop (2017)
Collabor8 at Nottingham Contemporary / Nottingham Trent University

A Collective Voice art making course (2017)
Nottingham Contemporary


Talks / Guest Lectures / Presentations

Guest lecture for BA and MA Fine Art students (2022)
De Montford University 

Panellist for Artfully Podcast: Perception vs Reality (2021)
The Other Art Fair / Artfully Podcast / Truman Brewery

Artist talk with Honey Williams (2021)
City Arts Nottingham

Art and Brexit panel (2021)

Guest lecturer and crit for 2nd year BA Fine Art students (2021)
Sheffield Hallam University

International Women’s Day talk and presentation (2020)
Sheffield Museums

Artist talk with Joy Labinjo (2018)
Bonnington Gallery / Nottingham Trent University 

Artist talk with Jamal Sterrett (2018)
The Anti Gallery / Lee Rosys

Artist talk with Dilk (2018)
The Anti Gallery / Lee Rosys

Artist talk with Hannah Whitlow (2017)
The Anti Gallery / Lee Rosys

Presentation for October Dialogues (2017)
Nottingham ContemporaryUniversity of Nottingham

Moving Diversity Forward panel discussion (2017)
Threshold Studios / BOM

Jury / Selection Panels

NAE Open (2022)
New Art Exchange

Future Focus (2021)

An Exhibition of URLS (2020)
No Jobs in the Arts

Off Centre Photography Festival (2018)
New Art Exchange

NearNow Fellowship (2018)
NearNow / Broadway Cinema

Fellowships / Residencies

Curatorial Intensive (2019)
Lagos Biennial
Lagos, Nigeria

Artist residency (2015)
ERASMUS+ / EgyüttHató Egyesüle
Budapest, Hungary 

Published Writing

Home from Holmes (June 2021)
“In the suburbs of Nottingham, an artist turns her shed into a gallery...”

Just Opened: Leicester Contemporary (July 2021)
A group of artists have come together to open new art gallery in Leicester...

My Journey to Becoming an Artist Ally (2020)
Raise Karma


Community Engagement Coordinator (2015) 
Nottingham Street Art Festival

Gallery Invigilator (2014-2016)
Backlit Gallery

Event producer/coordinator (2003-2006)
Millenium Volunteers