Bimpé FageyinboResident Artist, Newance

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About

Bimpé Fageyinbo is a Nigerian-American artist, published poet and photojournalist, and member of the Rutgers University-Newark journalism faculty, teaching Creative Writing in Media and Newsroom Workshop. Fageyinbo obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies, and her Master’s in Public Administration.

Author of two books of poetry, So Maybe That’s the Bee’s Weakness (2010) and What Was Me (2017), Fageyinbo has feature performances around the Tri-State Area. In May of 2017, work from her photo-documentary was featured in Philanthropy Journal. She is currently working on a third documentary about mobility in Nigeria.