Jess Oliveira

Jess Oliveira is a translator, researcher, poet, member of the Black Atlantic Translation Research Group (UFBA, Brazil) and member of the translation art duo cocuruto with Bruna Barros. Currently PhD student in literature and culture (UFBA), with a CAPES/DAAD research grant (2021-2022) at the University of Bayreuth. In 2019 and 2020 she was part of the artist residency “Rethinking the Aesthetics of the Colony” in Johannesburg (South Africa) and the eponymous platform for translation studies and political imagination in the diaspora. In 2020 she was nominated for the 62nd Jabuti Award in the Translation category.