Roshini Kempadoo was born in 1960 in England and lives and works in London. In 2004 and 2005 she had a mid-career exhibition at Bournemouth and London with work from 1990 to 2004. Other group exhibitions include Wrestling with the image. Caribbean interventions at the Art Museum of the Americas, Washington DC and Rester et Partir in Mali, both in 2011.
In 2016 she presented her publication Creole in the Archive: Imagery, Presence and the Location of the Caribbean Figure (Rowman & Littlefield International, London) dealing with popular imagination of the Caribbean figure through 19th century photography.
At Framer Framed her work was part of the exhibition What we have overlooked (2016), curated by Mirjam Westen from the permanent collection of Museum Arnhem.