Sonya Dyer is an artist and writer. She recently completed the Whitney Independent Study Program in NYC. Her exhibitions include The Paul Robeson Research Station at Site Gallery, Sheffield. She recently contributed to the French feminist journal Petunia, and has previously written for publications including Prospect, Time Out and the Guardian blog. From 2007 – 2011, Sonya contributed to discussions around race / diversity and cultural policy with Boxed In: How Cultural Diversity Policies Constrict Black Artists and a series of other texts / interventions.