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Christine Eyene is an art historian, critic and curator. She is a Research Fellow in Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire where she works with artist and Professor of Contemporary Art Lubaina Himid on the Making Histories Visible project. She is also Artistic Director of the 5th Biennale Internationale de Casablanca (2021).
Her areas of research and curatorial practice encompass contemporary African and Diaspora arts, feminism, photography, and sound art. She is also interested in socially-engaged initiatives, urban culture, music, design, and new media. She is currently writing a dissertation on South African Photographer George Hallett (1942-2020) focusing on the interactions between his photography practice, South African jazz and African literature.
Banner image: George Hallett, composition for the book cover of Nkem Nwankwo, My mercedes is bigger than yours, 1975. London: Heinemann, African Writers Series.