Khadija El Bennaoui

Researcher, France

Khadija is an independent arts practitioner working in the intersection of the artistic practices, cultural policy and research in and from Africa & the Arab world. She collaborated with international funding and development agencies for which she successfully implemented various missions. Her work covers topics from support to structuring independent artistic scenes, funding, grantmaking, netoworking, freedom of expression and contemporary artistic creation. She played a major role in developing support for the mobility of cultural practitioners within Africa, as the director of Art Moves Africa. She was also consultant to the Young Arab Theatre Fund convening and managing four successful and important symposia for members of independent arts and culture spaces in the Arab world.

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Mobility of Artists and Cultural Practitioners from the Global South

At Camargo, Khadija is writing a reflection and drafting of the chapter "Mobility of Artists and Cultural Practitioners from the Global South", as part of the 2017 Global Report on the 2005 UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the diversity of Cultural Expressions.

Khadija is in residence at The Camargo Foundation from April 3rd to 18, with support provided by Art Moves Africa.