Amie Soudien

  • University of the Witwatersrand, PhD History of Art


Amie Soudien (she/her) is an art writer and researcher invested in the intersections of art, history and gender studies concerning histories of enslavement in South Africa in the 17th and 18th centuries. Her work explores how contemporary art, performance and the performing arts commemorate enslavement and enslaved women in the present. She is the editor of ‘Lesser Violence: Volume 1’, published by MaThoko’s Books (imprint of GALA Queer Archive), and has contributed to ArtThrob, ArtAFRICA, the Mail & Guardian, and Frieze, among others. She is currently completing her PhD in History of Art at the University of the Witwatersrand.