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Marie-Ann Yemsi is an independent curator and contemporary art consultant, born in Germany to German and Cameroonian parents. A graduate in political science, she lives and works in Paris. in 2005, she founded her own Paris-based agency, Agent Créatif(s), which has developed a renowned expertise in cultural production and art consulting with a focus on contemporary artists and artistic scenes in Africa and its Diasporas.
She was the Artistic Director of Afrotopia, the 11th edition of the Rencontres de Bamako – African Biennale of Photography in Mali (2017). She has been the curator at several international exhibitions, including African Odysseys at the Brass Cultural Center (Brussels) in 2015, A Silent Lines, Lives Here at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris) in 2018 and Have You Seen a Horizon Lately? at the MACAAL – Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (Marrakesh) in 2020. She is currently the curator of Transport Commun, an exhibition of the Societe Generale’s Contemporary Art Collection (Paris) and guest curator of the Palais de Tokyo for Ubuntu, a Lucid Dream, a group show which will open in the fall of 2021.