“Contemporary Africana culture, music, dance, art and film, represents some of the world’s most spirited, esthetic and inspiring popular culture.”
Ludlow Bailey, a curator of culture as art, art broker, writer and art advisor, is extremely passionate about contemporary global African Diaspora culture. Currently Managing Director of Contemporary African Diaspora Art (CADA), a multi- media platform designed to present and promote the visual art culture of the African Diaspora. Mr. Bailey has travelled extensively throughout the African Diaspora and is considered one of the leading experts on Contemporary African Diaspora Art. He is currently working as an art advisor with some of the most important museums, galleries and private collections in London, New York, Paris, Chicago, Cape Town, Washington, D.C, Lagos, Accra and the Caribbean. Mr. Bailey regularly attends many of the world’s leading art fairs and museums. He is curator in residence at the ARC in Opa Locka, consulting curator for the Great Miami Visitor and Convention Bureau’s Art of Black campaign and producer of Art Basel’s annual panel discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art.
Mr. Bailey earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Brown University, where he was awarded a Thomas Watson Fellowship, which allowed him to study Contemporary African Philosophy at the University of Ghana, the University of Dakar and the American University in Cairo. He received his Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.