Bisi Silva is curatorial consultant of Bisi Silva Projects and director of the Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos. She is the curator of Asiko (2010- ) the pan-African alternative art school. She was Artistic Director of the 10th Bamako Encounters, African Biennial of Photography (2015) in Mali, co-curator of the 2nd Changjiang International Biennale of Photography and Video, Chongqing, China (2017), 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale, Greece (2009), 7th Dak’Art Bienniale, Senegal (2006). She co-curated The Progress of Love, a transcontinental collaboration between CCA Lagos, the Menil Collection (Houston) and Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts (Missouri (2012–13) and J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere: Moments of Beauty at Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (2011).
Silva is currently the lead Adjudicator for L’Atelier Art Award 2017 by Barclays Bank, South AFrica. She is a member of the international jury for Hasselblad Award in Photography, Gothenburg (2018), as well as the 12th Hugo Boss Prize for Contemporary Art (2018) awarded by the Guggenheim Museum, New York.