Jemima Kulumba, founder and co-director of Biennale of
Women In Art, Brussels
Jemima Kulumba is only 32 years old, founder and co-director of Women In Art
and the Biennale of Women In Art, and is an event consultant for cultural
projects and events concerning art and culture. Her focus is on women artists
and minority artists. She has worked in Africa and Belgium.
She has organized fashion shows in Dakar to promote the work of women
designers. Jemima Kulumba also co-organized the Etoile des Jeunes fashion
show in Kinshasa in partnership with the National Radio and Television of the city of Kinshasa. Her professional experience includes managing artists such as Kenza Sow, known for having worked with Youssoun'dour in Senegal in "Sen petit Galé”.
She regularly collaborates with Belgian and international associations and institutions to promote women's rights. She co-created a shelter for mutilated girls in Dakar, the rights of children and women artists are the guidelines of her career. Jemima has also been an advisor to Alassane Cissé to the Senegalese Minister of Culture for the Dakar Art Biennale 2016 until today. She also worked on the partnerships of the Maison Poc Ville Collaborative - World Design Capital.
Nkule Mabaso, director of Natal Collective, Gothenburg
Nkule Mabaso is the director of Natal Collective an independent production
company active internationally in the research and presentation of creative and
cultural Africana contemporary art and politics. She is also PhD researcher at
HDK-Valand (Academy of Art & Design, Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing
Arts), University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Her engagements include founding of the Newcastle Creative Network (2012-2017),
being Curator of the Michaelis Galleries at University of Cape Town (2015-2021).
The curation of the South Africa Pavilion at the Biennale di Venezia 2019 together with Nomusa Makhubu under the title “The stronger we become", for the South African Department of Sports, Arts and Culture presenting the artists Tracey Rose, Dineo Seshee Bo.
Recent publication projects include editing Climate: Our Right to Breathe, K Verlag, 2022, together with Hiuwai Chu, Meagan Down, Pablo Martínez, and Corina Oprea and functioning as contributing editor of the book Decolonizing Art book Fairs: Publishing Practices from the South with the editors: Yaiza Camps, Moritz Grünke, Pascale Obolo, Michalis Pichler, Parfait Tabapsi.
Mauren Brodbeck, creator of Raw and Radical and
multisensory artist, Geneva
Mauren Brodbeck is a Swiss multisensory artist and singer-songwriter. She is
also the creator of Raw and Radical, an artistic platform, podcast series,
inspirational resource, and community, created to support cis and transgender
women who are working to realize their creative and artistic potential, further
their careers, and challenge inequity and misogyny in both society and the
Through intensive interviews with women and transgender women artists,
the Raw and Radical platform explores multiple, recurring themes that are critical to understanding what it means to be an artist and succeeding in artistic goals—whether those are individual, social, or financial.
Through the Raw and Radical platform, Mauren Brodbeck works to inspire and empower women to discover their inner strengths and liberate their creativity to live boldly and authentically. When not immersed in her artistic pursuits, she writes and spends time with her family at their home in Geneva.