Simon Njami


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Simon Njami (b. 1962 Lausanne, Switzerland, lives in Paris) has organized numerous exhibitions of contemporary African art, among them “Africa Remix” (works by eighty contemporary African artists shown at five venues worldwide) from 2004 to 2007, and curated the African pavilion of the Venice Biennale in 2007 and the FNB Joburg Art Fair 2008 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was a co-founder and chief editor of Revue Noire, and artistic director of the “Bamako Photography Biennial” for ten years, and has published numerous writings on African art.