Jade Foster (b. 1996), is an Artist, Curator and Creative Producer of Caribbean heritage based in Nottingham, UK. Current research interests include contemporary art practices exploring institutional critique, queerness, sound and performance art. Foster is concerned with speaking, curating and making art in the public sphere. Previously they were a speaker, guest and panellist in public programming in the UK including Artist In Conversation: Jennifer Martin & Jade Foster, Primary; Concrete Jungle, In conversation with d’bi.young anitafrika, Nottingham Contemporary; BACKCRIT Crit Session, guest artist, Backlit Gallery; Contemporary Melanin Narratives in Sound and Music, The Tetley – an event organised by Marlo de Lara and supported by The Centre for Practice-Led Research in the Arts (CePRA), University of Leeds and Ladyz in Noyz.
Alongside working independently, they currently hold positions as Assistant Curator at Primary and Creative Programme Coordinator at New Art Exchange (NAE) in Nottingham.
During the residency, Jade will connect with queer artists of colour developing polyvocal, sonic and live performance work.
The performingbordersLIVE20 Residency on Curating Borders is possible thanks to our partner Never Done, a residency programme initiated by Adelaide Bannerman.