Author: Tikkun Bambara
Tikkun Bambara is a writer and arts organizer. He is the founder of a local art cooperative in South Minneapolis for Black Artists. He is a student of black studies and black poetics. His writing can be thought of as love letters with footnotes and prayers with citations. His work explores black ontology and the black radical tradition as curricula for the future. Bambara received the 2022 Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Student Leadership Award from the Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship, the Verve Grant, the Beyond the Pure fellowship, The Emerging Writers Grant, and The Spoken Word Immersion Fellowship for his work. His essays are available at Mn Artists through the Walker Art Center.