Karimah Ashadu-Schmidt is an Artist and Filmmaker based in Hamburg. To date, Ashadu-Schmidt has produced a number of films centered on Nigeria’s development and its socio-economic conditions. Ashadu-Schmidt’s practice explores themes of labour and self and place pertaining to the Nigerian and West African identity. For further information please see karimahashadu.com
GDBA’s current projects include Brown Goods, a short film inspired by Hamburg’s infamous Billstrasse, Plateau, a story which explores the devastating effects of illegal tin mining in Nigeria’s Jos Plateau state and “Saltmine”, a Senegalese docu-fiction.