About Current Residents

Kalimah Abioto
May 2022

Kalimah Abioto (b. 1987) is a filmmaker, writer, media, and performing artist working between Portland, OR and New Orleans, LA. Her work has been shown from Virginia to Mali, West Africa.

Kalimah is the recipient of multiple grants, artist residencies and awards through Open Signal Media, The Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC), Community Lift, The Kresge Foundation and The Southern Documentary Fund among others. Her works have been commissioned by STAX Museum, Africa House, DiVersa Media and more. Kalimah continues to expand and grow as a human being, a Black Woman and Artist. There is no telling where her imagination will take her next…





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