Elsa Oliveira

Elsa Oliveira is a postdoctoral researcher at the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) where she also co-coordinates the MoVE (methods:visual:explore) project. Since 2010, Elsa has been involved in a wide range of participatory arts-based research projects with diverse migrant communities in both rural and urban areas of South Africa. She has a PhD in Migration and Displacement and is interested in exploring collaborative forms of knowledge production and the ways research can be used to expand engagement beyond academia. Elsa works in the areas of gender, migration, sexualities, wellbeing, and informal livelihood strategies and has published widely in both popular and academic spaces.