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Amuche Nnabueze

Lecturer in Art and researcher, University of Nigeria

Amuche lives and works in Nsukka, Nigeria. She teaches sculpture, cultural and creative arts at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, having obtained a PhD in Art Education in 2017. She is passionate about deploying various artistic processes to speak to the sustainability of the environment. She also promotes practices to mitigate the adverse impacts of human activities on the environment. She founded the Sculpted Basket Project in 2008. As part of the Sculpted Basket Project, she educates pupils, students, administrators, mothers, traders and others about sustainable environmental concepts through socially engaged activities.

Amuche is a multi-skilled, experienced, reliable and adaptable creative with several years of socially focused art practice. She has over fifteen years experience in higher education administrative and academic environments. In the past four years, she has become increasingly involved in mobilizing parents and youths for Creative Climate work. Amuche’s exhibition history includes three solo exhibitions and over six curated group exhibitions. She also participated in, as well as facilitated creative workshops, supported administrative and executive officers in her university before converting to the academic cadre. She has been able to apply the experiences gained in administration, teaching, mentoring and research to some of the recent climate change-focused work she has engaged in. Knowledge of the application of information technology in everyday life and the academic field makes up a large part of her experiences. She is currently a member of a research group in the Humanities, African Humanities Research and Development Circle (AHRDC) from where she conducts research and publishes scholarly articles. She has contributed a chapter to the book Nigerian Resources Wars (2021) edited by Egodi Uchendu. She is a pioneer and 2021 Fellow of the prestigious Climate Parent Fellowship of the Parents for Future and Our Kids Climate.


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    Lecturer in Art and researcher, University of Nigeria