Shannon Bono is a visual artist and Associate Lecturer at UAL. She is currently in residence at The Koppel Project.
Bono identifies as an Afrofemcentrist, a term that describes a consciousness that asserts race, sex, and art as a way of living, in which black women are the subject depicted by a black woman. Her work features in I-Science, Elephant, Wallpaper, Bustle, i-D and Soho House. Exhibitions include Degree Show One: Central Saint Martin’s, Xhibit 2019: the Koppel Project Central Gallery, Sound, Gender, Feminism, and Activism: Tokyo, Come Together: Tate Exchange, Archiving the Feminist Experience: The Feminist Library, The State of Things: Copeland Gallery, The Colour of Pain: Imperial College London and Live Flesh: Sarabande.