A native of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Kathleen Bomani is a multifaceted cultural curator, connector, and a champion for openly expressed creativity. She has eagerly researched, archived, & shared her finds in recent years via publishing, social media, curating, creative conferences, public speaking, and production. Recent documentaries & a fashion presentation at The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art round out her last decade on the scene. Bomani makes work rooted in cultural histories and archives. In 2013 Kathleen was awarded the Leeway foundation Art & Change grant for Media, Visual arts and Cultural Preservation, as well as many other accolades within her global African Diasporic community.