Koyo Kouoh is the founding artistic director of RAW Material Company, a center for art, knowledge and society in Dakar and the curator of FORUM, the education programme at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London. She has served as curatorial advisor for documenta 12 and 13.
Her recent projects include ‘Condition Report on Building Art Institutions in Africa’, a collection of essays resulting from the eponymous symposium held in Dakar in January 2012, ‘Word!Word?Word! Issa Samb and the undecipherable form’, (Raw Material Company/OCA/Sternberg Press, 2013) the first monograph dedicated to the work of seminal Senegalese artist Issa Samb. Besides a sustained theoretical and exhibition program at Raw Material Company, she maintains a dynamic international curatorial activity.