Natasha A. Kelly

Natasha A. Kelly has a PhD in Communication Studies and Sociology with a research focus on colonialism and feminism. Born in the UK and bred in Germany the author, curator and lecturer has taught at numerous universities in Germany and Austria. As Research Assistant at the Centre for transdisciplinary Gender Studies at Humboldt-University Berlin (2010 – 2013) she dealt with the decoloniality of knowledge, power and beings. In her publications »Afroism« (2008), »Sisters & Souls« (2015), »Afrokultur« (2016) among others and in her creative works »EDEWA« (2010 – 2018) (http://www.edewa.info), »Giftschrank« (German Historical Museum, 2016/2017, Museum Schöneberg 2017)

und »African_Diaspora Palast« (»Worls Exhibition_Reformation«, Wittenberg 2017) among others she combines theory and praxis due to create transfer-lines between academia, society and politics. Furthermore, she has been active for the Black German Community for sereval years. In addition to her consulting work for various art institutions, she is the artistic director of the theater series »M(a)y Sister«, which has been performed at the HAU Hebbel am Ufer Theater in Berlin since 2015. Her debut film »Millis Awakening« (2018) ran from June to September 2018 at the 10th Berlin Biennale. The eponymous publication is available at Orlanda Frauenverlag.

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