Jumoke Olusanmi was born in 1980 and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. After spending several years in Spain, she now lives in Hamburg in Germany.
Jumoke is a high school teacher for Fine Arts, Spanish and English. As a freelance writer, she also works for public broadcasting stations (Deutschlandfunk and NDR) and hosts a music-show at the webradio ByteFM.
Between 2009 and 2020 she has led numerous art workshops – among others at Deichtorhallen and the University of Hamburg.
She has shown and realized her own artistic works and projects in Germany, France, China and the USA. Her work often deals with processes of commemoration of geopolitical or cultural conflicts.