Imani Mason Jordan fka Robinson (b. 1992, London) is an interdisciplinary writer, artist & editor. Their research-led practice combines live art and performance, oration, collaboration, poetry and critical theory, exploring themes of black geographies, the afterlives of transatlantic slavery, abolition, radical resistance and the politics of safety.
Recent performance works include ATLANTIC RAILTON: LIVE with Ain Bailey at Serpentine Pavilion (2021); TREAD/MILL-WIP at Somerset House Studios (2021) & WELCOME NOTE (Quantum Ghost) with Libita Sibungu (Gasworks, 2018; Spike Island, 2019; Dartington Hall/Sensing the Planet, 2021). In 2019, they completed an MA in Forensic Architecture at the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, where they developed research projects about object ontology, black geographies and the politics of safety; they published some reflections in the pamphlet, Objects Who Testify, published by PSS. Imani is one half of the artistic and curatorial collaboration Languid Hands, who were Curatorial Fellows at Cubitt (2020-2) and curators of the LIVE programme for FRIEZE 2021.