Fue la fundadora y directora artística del Centre for Contemporary Art, en Lagos, que se inauguró en diciembre de 2007 y que promueve la investigación, documentación y realización de exposiciones.
En este centro comisario algunas exposiciones como la de la pintora nigeriana Ndidi Dike. Silva, fue co-organizadora de la Dak Art Biennale 2006 en Dakar.
Además colaboró con artículos en algunas revistas internacionales de arte como Art Monthly , Untitled , Third Text , M Metropolis , Agufon y para rotativos nigerianos como ThisDay .
Silva colaboró con la crítico de arte portuguesa Isabel Carlos en la selección de artistas para la tercera Artes Mundi prize en Gales. Y ha sido comisaria de Contact Zone: Contemporary Art from West and North Africa , Telling Contemporary Finnish photography, en la 7ª Biennial of African Photography en Bamako, en noviembre de 2007.
Bisi Silva was the founder and artistic director of the Centre for Contemporary Art,...Lagos (CCA, Lagos), which opened in December 2007. CCA Lagos promotes research, documentation and exhibitions related to contemporary art in Africa and abroad. At CCA, Lagos, Silva had curated numerous exhibitions including one with the Nigerian painter Ndidi Dike.
She was co-curator of ‘The Progress of Love’, a transcontinental collaboration across three venues in US and Nigeria (Oct. 2012 – Jan. 2013). Silva was co-curator of J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere: Moments of Beauty’, Kiasma, Helsinki (April – Nov. 2011). She was also co-curator for the 2nd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Greece, ‘Praxis: Art in Times of Uncertainty’ in September 2009. In 2006, Silva was one of the curators for the Dakar Biennale in Senegal. In collaboration with the Portuguese art critic Isabel Carlos, she selected artists for the third Artes Mundi prize in Wales. She also curated "Contact Zone: Contemporary Art from West and North Africa" (October 2007) and an exhibition titled "Telling… Contemporary Finnish photography", in the Seventh Biennial of African Photography in Bamako (November 2007).
Silva had written on contemporary art for international publications including Art Monthly, Untitled, Third Text, M Metropolis, Agufon and for Nigerian newspapers such as ThisDay. Silva was on the editorial board of N Paradoxa, an international feminist art journal and was the guest editor for the Africa and African Diaspora Issue of N.Paradoxa (Jan. 2013).