I’m not my. My…..my injuries are healed now, but I still don’t remember things. – Fledgling, Octavia. E. Butler, 2005, 30 minute performance, 4717, LUX/RCA, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK, 2018. Image credit: Ollie Harrop

Libita Clayton


Libita Clayton (b.1987) graduated with a BA (Hons) in Print & Digital Media, from Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London, 2006-2009. Clayton is a British – Namibian artist based in the U.K. she works with DIY (together cultures), flowing in and out of performance, sculpture, and printed environments. Collaborative partnerships have included; MOTHERS TONGUE, Speakeasy Southwest, Gal-Dem, DEBUNK, Howling Owl Records, and the Black British Classical Foundation. She is the recent recipient of the Triangle Network Fellowship, Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Freelands Foundation Programme in association with Gasworks, London, UK (2018-19). Selected recent exhibitions and performances include; 4717 RCA/LUX, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK; Memento Mori, Kalashnikovv 3.0, Johannesburg (all 2018); Mutter Physics, Spike Island, Bristol, UK; Diaspora Pavilion, 57th Biennale, Venice, Italy; Lexis Over Land – Towards a Feminist Geography, Tremenheere Sculpture Gallery, Cornwall; History Lessons: Fluid Records, South London Gallery, UK (all 2017-18).