Writes

Monograph

Africans in English Caricature, 1769-1819: Black Jokes, White Humour. London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 2017.
– Won HBA Book Award for exemplary scholarship on the period between 1600-1800 (2019)
– Long-listed for the William MB Berger Prize for British Art History (2018)


Book Chapters

“Rude Encounters: The “Jolly Nigger Bank” as a Visual Problem from America to Denmark” in Tributes to Jean Michel Massing: Towards a Global Art History. Eds Stocker, Mark, and Phillip Lindley (Harvey Miller Publishers, 2016).

“Open Images or Open Wounds? Colonial past and present in the city of Copenhagen” in the online publication Openness: Politics, Practices, Poetics (2015) compiled by the Living Archives research project, Malmö University, Sweden.

“In Bad Taste? Slavery and the African presence in the subversive mockery of royalty” in Loyal Subversion? – Caricatures from the Personal Union between England and Hanover 1714-1837 . Eds Kremers, Anorthe, and Elisabeth Reich (VolkswagenStiftung, 2014).

“Abolitionists, African diplomats and “the black joke” in George Cruikshank’s The New Union Club” in The Slave in European Art: From Renaissance Trophy to Abolitionist Emblem. Eds Massing, Jean Michel, and Elizabeth McGrath. Warburg Institute Colloquia. Vol. 20. (London; Turin: Warburg Institute; Nino Aragno, 2012).

“Exhibiting Difference: A Curatorial Journey with George Alexander Gratton the “Spotted Negro Boy”” in Representing Enslavement and Abolition in Museums. Eds Smith, Laurajane, Geoff Cubitt et al. (Routledge, 2011).


Exhibition catalogue/contemporary art essays

“Call and Response: Paradox, connection and story in the work of Julien Creuzet”. Le centre ne peut tenir. Eds. Quintin, François and Matthieu Bonicel. Paris: Lafayette Anticipations, 2018. Unpaginated.

“Att försvara de döda. Återskapandet av arkiv och koloniala uppgörelser i nutida konst / Defending the Dead: Archival re-enactments and colonial reckonings in contemporary art”. In and Beyond Sweden: Journeys through an art scene. Eds. Ljungberg, Joa, Santiago Mostyn, Lena Malm and Johan Pousette. Stockholm: Moderna Museet, 2018. 134-143. (Swedish & English)

“O que cabe em nosso olhar? [What is in the Gaze?]”. Mãe Preta. Eds. I. Löfgren & P. Gouvêa. São Paulo: Frida Projetos Culturais, 2018. 13-18. (Portuguese)

“Spiritual Diaspora in Montage: This Particular Masquerade Unmasked”. BAT: Bridging Art + Text. 3 Vols. Eds. Eistrup, Michelle, Annemari Brogaard Clausen et al. Vejby: Hurricane Publishing, 2017. 15-20.


Journal Articles

“What Lies Unspoken: A Remedy for Colonial Silences in Denmark”. Third Text (2019): https://doi.org/10.1080/09528822.2019.1654688

Odumosu, Temi, and Hannes Schroeder. “Memorializing Contested Landscapes”. Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage, 4.3 (2015): 189-94.

“Burthened Bodies: the Image and Cultural Work of “White Negroes” in the Eighteenth Century Atlantic World” in American Studies in Scandinavia, 46.1 (2014): 31-53.

“Default Positions: African Icons and stereotypes from Georgian print culture” in The Ephemerist 158 (Autumn, 2012), 10-13.

Culture Sector Reports

“Blind Spots (A Traveller’s Tale): Notes on Cultural Citizenship, Power, Recognition and Diversity” in Museums – Citizens and Sustainable Solutions (Danish Agency for Culture, 2015), pp. 110-119. (Download publication as PDF, or view archived PDF from archive.org)

“Transforming Heritage Leadership: challenges and goals” in Heritage, Legacy and Leadership: Ideas and Interventions (Cultural Leadership Programme, 2009).

“From the Provisional to the Permanent: Delivering Shared Heritage and its Legacies” – a special report for the online resource Creative Choices (Creative and Cultural Skills, December 2007).


Other Writings

“Unruly Images”, a krönika for the Genus & Kulturarv network for cultural heritage and interdisciplinary gender research (Sweden). Published online Dec 2018.

“A Language for Quietness”, a contribution to the artistic online project #Weneedartrightnow (UK). Published online Nov 2016.

“Marked”, a contribution to the John Blanke Project, led by Dr. Michael Ohajuru (UK). Published online Oct 2016.

Prepared with Love, 2016