Roo Dhissou is an artist and doctoral researcher who works with communities, diasporas and her own histories. Using socially engaged practice, craft, cooking, performance and installation she explores how communal and individual identities are formed.
Currently, Roo has work at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, New Art Gallery Walsall and is working on a practice-based PhD fully funded by AHRC UKRI. Her title is, Cultural Dysphoria: exploring British Asian women’s experiences through arts practices. Roo is the recipient of several awards, most notably the Tate Liverpool artist award 2020.