Carte Blanche – Jury 2019
GARE DU NORD & PARIS PHOTO BOOTH F1
Marie-Ann Yemsi is an independant art consultant and curator, 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 emerging artists and artistic scenes in Africa and
its Diasporas. She has been the curator at several international exhibitions, including « African
Odysseys » at the Brass Cultural Center (Brussels) in 2015, « The Days that Comes » at the Galerie
des Galeries (Paris) in 2017 and « A Silent Lines, Lives Here » at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris) in 2018.
She was the Artistic Director of « Afrotopia », the 11th edition of the Rencontres de Bamako - African
Biennale of Photography in Mali (Dec 2017 – Jan 2018).