About Jamilah

Jamilah Sabur is an artist working across various disciplines including performance, video, and installation. Sabur was born in Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica and received her MFA in Visual Arts from University of California San Diego in 2014 and her BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in Interdisciplinary Sculpture in 2009. She is interested in embodied cognition, social mimicry, dissonance, ritual, and the uncanny. She has recently exhibited and performed at Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA; Herron School of Art Gallery, Indianapolis, IN; Dimensions Variable, Spinello Projects, Miami, FL. Currently, Sabur is coordinator of the annual ZORA! Outdoor Festival of the Arts, which takes place the last week of January each year in Historic Eatonville, FL honoring writer Zora Neale Hurston. Sabur lives and works in Miami, FL.