Renée Mussai is a London-based curator, writer and scholar with a special interest in African and Afro-diasporic lens-based Black feminist and queer visual arts practices. She is currently Artistic Director for The Walther Collection. As Senior Curator and Head of Curatorial & Collection at Autograph, London for more than two decades, Mussai has organized many critically acclaimed solo and group exhibitions internationally and was responsible for numerous artist commissions, publications, and research initiatives. Between 2009 – 2020, she served as regular guest curator and non-resident fellow at the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University, and recently as co-curator for ‘R/evolutions,’ the 14th edition of PhotoIreland in 2023. Mussai is a trustee for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and the Centre for British Photography, as well as research associate at the Visual Identities in Art and Design Research Centre at University of Johannesburg and associate lecturer at University of the Arts London. Mussai’s edited volumes include the award-winning monograph ‘Lina Iris Viktor: Some Are Born to Endless Night’ (Autograph, 2020); her next book, ‘Eyes That Commit’, will be published by Prestel in 2024.