Fatima Bintou Rassoul Sy Senegal

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Fatima Bintou Rassoul SY is a curator, cultural practitioner, and the director of programmes at RAW Material Company, a Dakar-based center for art, knowledge and society, which aims to foster the appreciation and growth of artistic and intellectual creativity in Africa. There, she co-curates exhibitions, associates discursive programs and publications, including educational programs and international collaborations.

Fatima graduated from Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne) University, in Exhibition Sciences and Techniques. Before joining the RAW Family, she worked for several years in the field of hospitality and cultural mediation for private and public institutions, in Paris and Dakar. Her writing has been published in Oh! AfricArt: 52 Contemporary African Artists (2021) and in journals such as Version 6, Something We Africans Got #10; SWAG high profiles #2 & #3. Fatima has a strong interest in Afro diasporic trajectories and the way local communities embody those narratives.