Simmi Dullay is a scholar and a visual artist based in London. She spent the last year as a visiting lecturer at various universities from Mauritius to Scandinavia. She lectured in Art History, Visual Arts and Musicology at the University of South Africa (Unisa). She is
currently a doctoral candidate at Unisa. Her academic background covers a variety of fields, ranging from Critical Theory, Art History & Visual Arts, Postcolonialism, Gender, Race and Exile/Race studies. She obtained her MFA, (Cum Laude) from the Durban University of Technology, in 2010. She investigates exile using interdisciplinary methods based on visual methodologies, Black Consciousness, decolonial praxis, auto-ethnography and memory work. Her research draws on art, cultural and gender studies, critical philosophy and sociology. Dullay taught at the University of Kwa Zulu Natal in Education, Social Justice & Diversity as well as Philosophy & Sociology in Education.