Denise Ferreira da Silva
Denise Ferreira da Silva is Professor and Director of The Social Justice Institute (the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice), and an Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, and Visiting Professor of Law, at Birkbeck University of London. These invited academic affiliations reflect her multifaceted work. Among a small number of academics who have crossed over to the art scene, she has published in major academic journals, such as Theory, Culture & Society, philoSOPHIA,Theory & Event, Griffith Law Review. A respected figure in the international contemporary art scene, she receives frequent invitations to participate in, present at, and contribute to publications for, major events, such as 2016 Liverpool and Sao Paulo Biennales, the Venice 2017 Biennial, Documenta 14, the 10thBerlin Biennial, and 2019 Berlinale Festival. Her artistic practice collaborative works, such as the films 2016 Serpent Rainand 2018 4Waters-Deep Implicancy(with Arjuna Neuman) as well as the relational art practices Poethical Readings and the Sensing Salon(with Valentina Desideri).