Larissa-Diana Fuhrmann works as an independent curator and cultural manager based in Cologne, Germany, and is currently doing her PhD on artivism at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. She studied African and Islamic studies with a focus on the arts and gender at Khartoum University, Nairobi University and Cologne University where she graduated in 2014. After her graduation and until 2017, she worked in the cultural department at the Goethe-Institute Sudan. Since 2016 she works for the Berlin-based reissue label “Habibi Funk” focusing on 1970s/80s Funk and Jazz from Arabic-speaking countries, and since 2019 as a residency coordinator for the ZK/U Center for Art and Urbanistics in Berlin. She continues to explore the interface between art and activism through different mediums and projects.