Usva Inei is a queer, non-binary visual artist as well as an independent researcher in consumer culture studies. Usva’s work focuses on critical, political, and feminist themes, with their academic and artistic endeavours being highly intertwined. In their work, Usva explores such topics as identity politics, the influences of normative structures on community building, as well as experiences of immigration and queerness. They primarily work through mixed media installations, with painting, printmaking, and collage being central elements of their practice. Usva also regularly teaches, both on academic and artistic course, as well as runs various art-based workshops. Usva is a Finnish-born Russian immigrant, currently based in London, UK.
For a list of publications and a closer look at my academic practice, please see here.
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