biotechnologist. He is currently serving as Director and chief curator of Haus der Kulturen der
Welt (HKW) Berlin. In 2009, he founded SAVVY Contemporary in Berlin and assumed the position of artistic director until 2022. He is also the artistic director of the 13th Bamako Encounters in Mali and a professor in the Spatial Strategies MA programme at Kunsthochschule Weißensee, Berlin.