Artistic Director of The Walther Collection, a New York-based arts foundation and former Senior Curator at Autograph
Renée Mussai by Christa Holka, 2022. @christaholkastudio
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Renée Mussai is a curator-scholar with a special interest in African and Afrodiasporic lens-based black feminist and queer visual arts practices. The former Senior Curator at Autograph, she is Artistic Director of The Walther Collection, a New York-based arts foundation. Since 2009, Mussai has organized numerous solo and group exhibitions Internationally, and published widely on photography, visual culture and curatorial activism. Her recent books include the award-winning monograph Lina Iris Viktor: Some Are Born to Endless Night—Dark Matter (2020); Care, Contagion, Community—Self & Other (2021) and the forthcoming Eyes That Commit (Prestel, 2023) as well as the sequel to Zanele Muholi’s critically acclaimed Somnyama Ngonyama (Aperture, 2023).