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Editor-in-chief: Julia Grosse, jgrosse@contemporaryand.com

Editor-in-chief: Yvette Mutumba, ymutumba@contemporaryand.com

Editor/Coordinator: Theresa Sigmund, tsigmund@contemporaryand.com

Editor/Advertisement: Olivia Buschey, obuschey@contemporaryand.com

Assistant Editors: Elsa Guily


Associate Editors

Aïcha Diallo, Berlin

Sean O’Toole, Cape Town

Liese Van der Watt, London

Elisabeth Wellershaus, Berlin


Idea: Elke aus dem Moore

Concept: Elke aus dem Moore, Julia Grosse, Yvette Mutumba

Publishers: Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for International Cultural Relations, ifa), Germany, Elke aus dem Moore, Julia Grosse


Advisory Board

David Adjaye OBE

Clémentine Deliss

Christine Eyene

N’Goné Fall 

Thelma Golden

Thomas Lax

Ato Malinda

Yinka Shonibare MBE

Bisi Silva

Suzana Sousa



Jude Anogwih, Lagos

Stephanie Baptist, New York City

Aboubacar Demba Cissohko, Dakar

Dagara Dakin, Paris

Misa Dayson, New York City

Pamella Dlungwana, Cape Town

Elsa Guily, Berlin

Stefanie Jason, Johannesburg

Massa Lemu, Cape Town

Gauthier Lesturgie, Berlin

Patrick Mudekereza, Lubumbashi

Obidike Okafor, Lagos

Morgan Quaintance, London

Magnus Elias Rosengarten, New York City

Moses Serubiri, Kampala

Suzana Sousa, Luanda

Olufemi Terry, Washington D.C.

Cédric Vincent, Paris



Markus Müller, Bureau Mueller



English / German: Ekpenyong Ani, Anke Mai, Karen Margolis, Jake Schneider

French: Mélanie Chanat, Marie-Claude Delion-Below, Myriam Ochoa-Suel, Isabelle Schreiber

Portuguese into English: Will Furtado


ifa – connecting cultures

The Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for International Cultural Relations, ifa) is an organization operating worldwide to promote artistic exchange and dialogue between civil societies and to provide information about foreign cultural policy.

As the leading German institution for international cultural exchange, ifa devises and organizes German contemporary art exhibitions worldwide. We fund artists’ exhibition projects and award scholarships; the ifa galleries in Stuttgart and Berlin feature contemporary art, architecture and design from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe.
We bring together people from different cultures through exchange programs and international conferences, and we support civil conflict resolution and transformation work. Special media programs enable us to support the development of structures in civil society. Ifa is also active in a wide variety of other projects in co-operation with foundations and other civil society organizations both nationally and internationally.
The specialised library in Stuttgart, the KULTURAUSTAUSCH (Journal for international perspectives) and the ifa internet portal are the most important forums for information about foreign cultural politics in Germany. Ifa is funded by the German Foreign Office, the State of Baden-Württemberg and the City of Stuttgart.


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