Adja Gildersleve
About the Artist





Adja Gildersleve




Adja Gildersleve (pronoun: Adja) is a filmmaker, photographer, and educator based in Minneapolis. Adja spent years as an organizer and agitator on the frontlines and is now centering their passion and using media as a tool for liberation. Adja is committed to fighting oppression by any means necessary and including practices that lead to becoming a healthy elder. Their dream is to work with Issa Rae on a sci-fi film where two Black women travel back in time to save the world from the zombie apocalypse aka white supremacy/colonization/capitalism. All of this with a bundle of your favorite Capricorn traits.