Yvette Mutumba is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the art magazine Contemporary And (C&) Platform for International Art from African Perspectives. She is a senior guest researcher of the project African Art History and the Formation of a Modern Aesthetic (2015 – 2018). From 2012 to 2016 she was curator at Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt a. M. Here she co-curated the exhibitions “Foreign Exchange”, “El Hadji Sy: Paintings, Performance, Politics” and “A Labour of Love“, which is nominated for the 2016 Global Fine Arts Award.
Mutumba studied Art History at Freie Universität, Berlin and holds a PhD from Birkbeck, University of London. She has published numerous texts on contemporary art from African perspectives as well as Global Art History, and co-curated further projects dealing with related topics. Recent publications include: “Notes on Art and Food in Global Times“, in: 13th Fellbach Small Sculpture Triennial (2016), A Labour of Love (2015).