Tunde Giwa

Tunde Giwa is a born and raised Nigerian. Currently he works for the Julliard School in New York City as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He is a consistent blogger on his blog, The Joyful Curmudgeon, and has been posting his opinions on African film since 2004. One of his essays, Black Like Us, was published Chimurenga Library, which is “an online archiving project that profiles independent pan African paper periodicals from around the world. It focuses on cultural and literary magazines, both living and extinct, which have been influential platforms for dissent and which have broadened the scope for print publishing on art, new writing and ideas in and about Africa.” Another of his essays, Felasophy Through the Years: Fond Recollections of Fela Kuti (2005), was published in the Chimurenga magazine.