Please join us for an intimate evening with curator our new participant under Para Site’s International Art Residency Programme. Together with our Executive Director they will discuss her research and several important curatorial projects, including her recent exhibition When Things Fall Apart.
About the curator
is an independent curator, writer and a consultant in cultural policies. She graduated with distinction from the École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris. She has been the editorial director of the Paris-based contemporary African art magazine Revue Noire from 1994 to 2001. edited books on contemporary visual arts and photography and curated exhibitions in Africa, Europe and the USA. She was a guest curator of the African Photography Encounters in Bamako in 2001 and the Dakar contemporary art biennial in 2002. As a consultant in cultural policies she is the author of strategic plans, orientation programs and evaluation reports for national and international cultural institutions and art foundations. has been an associate professor at the Senghor University in Alexandria, Egypt (department of creative industries) from 2007 to 2011. She is a founding member of the Dakar-based collective GawLab, a platform for research and production on art in public spaces and technology applied to artistic creativity.