Our 2016 contributors are Serubiri Moses, Ndinda Kioko, and Emmanuel Iduma


Serubiri Moses is an independent writer, scholar and curator. His writing appears on websites: Another Africa, Contemporary And, and Africa is A Country. He recently organized a series of research-based panel discussions with the Goethe Zentrum Kampala, and co-curated the Kampala Contemporary Art Festival, KLA ART 014.

For The Trans-African, Serubiri Moses explores iconography, or widely reproduced images, that represents violent episodes in East African history.

Ndinda Kioko is a Kenyan writer and filmmaker whose short fiction has appeared in several literary magazines and anthologies including Fresh Paint – Literary Vignettes by Kenyan Women and Jalada Africa. She has written and produced two television shows for M-net. Her recent short fiction was featured on BBC Radio 4 Shorts. Ndinda has been listed and published in the Africa39 project and is a 2014 Miles Morland scholar.

For The Trans-African, Ndinda Kioko explores personal and collective memory in East Africa through the historical and contemporary image of the city.

Emmanuel Iduma is a Nigerian writer and art critic. A lawyer by training, he holds an MFA in Art Criticism and Writing from the School of Visual Arts, New York. He is the author of Farad and co-editor of Gambit: Newer African Writing. He co-founded and directs Saraba magazine.

For The Trans-African, Emmanuel Iduma writes about historical and contemporary photographs from Nigeria.