Jeanne Mercier is critic and an independant curator .
She is co-founder and editor of Africa in Visu, the first photography exchange platform and network in Africa . She has made a statement in 2005 on ” The African Photography Encounters ” ( LHIVIC – EHESS) and is working on new practices and forms of dissemination of photography in North and West Africa. She divides her time between Africa in Visu and cultural programming consulting activities around contemporary photographic practices, and is a photographer of the issues in Africa. She currently teaches in Morocco and France, and writes for various artistic and photographic magazines. She is a regular correspondent for Africa for The Eye of Photography and Diptyk .