Nene Aïssatou Diallo


Nene Aïssatou Diallo is an arts administrator and artist working in photography, video, textiles, and collage. Her work is rooted in resisting legacies of erasure and in memories and imaginations of home. In 2018, she co-founded LAND Collective, a community of Newark-based and affiliated artists and cultural producers who collaborate on exhibitions, publications, and programs locally and digitally.

Diallo majored in Visual Media & Arts Practices and a B.A. in Women, Gender, & Sexualities Studies from the University of Richmond. She also attended The Interdisciplinary Art and Theory Program in New York. She has exhibited nationally and has had residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Index Art Center, Gallery Aferro, Project for Empty Space, The Residency Project, and Stoneleaf Retreat. Diallo’s work has been featured by Format, Monument Lab Bulletin, NPR, RVA Magazine, The Financial Times, and most recently, the 13th edition of the Bamako Encounters – African Biennale of Photography.