Jihan El Tahri

artisitc director

Jihan El Tahri is an Egyptian director, producer and visual artist. She currently serves as artistic director of the Berlin based documentary support institution DOX BOX. A member of the Academy (Oscars) and mentor of documentary filmmaking in Europe and Africa, she also served on the boards of Pan-African film organisations. Her Visual Arts exhibitions have traveled worldwide.

Joud Al-Tamimi

Programme Manager

Joud Al-Tamimi is an artist and curator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Politics and Economics (2015) and a master’s degree in Near and Middle Eastern Studies (2016) from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She worked at Darat al Funun from 2019-2021, where she was the director of The Lab program for experimental community projects and later on the curator of the institution’s exhibitions program. Her curatorial projects include: Internet of Things: Another World is Possible, Measuring Life: Notes Toward an Impossible Exchange and Postcolonial Ecologies. Her work explores value systems, insurgent economies and anticolonial futurities. 

Nikola Hartl

Programme Manager

Nikola Hartl is a Berlin based artist, cultural worker, researcher and curator.
From 2017-2020 she conceived the public program of UNTIE TO TIE at ifa Gallery Berlin and was curating the research space Resonances. She was assistant curator of the exhibition INVISIBLE curated by Alya Sebti for the DAK’ART 2018 in Dakar Senegal. At Manifesta 13 in Marseille she co-curated the public program for the artistic program TRAITS D’UNION.S dealing with themes of restitution, reparation and Mediterranean crossroads. She was part of the artistic office for the 12th Berlin Biennial and is currently conceptualizing and curating an artistic and discursive program for the 15th Fellbach Triennial centering questions about ownership, interconnectedness, restitution and responsibility. In parallel she is managing and contributing to the DOX BOX project People´s Stories – Past & Present.

Anna Karima Wane


Anna Karima Wane is a lens-based artist from Dakar, Senegal with a BA in Art/Filmmaking from Yale University. She is an assistant curator for Dak’Art – Dakar Biennale 2022. She joined Dox Box in 2021, as the coordinator for People’s Stories and Women in Dox.

Albert Sylla

Supporting Coordinator

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