Christine Eyene is an art historian, critic and curator. She is a Research Fellow in Contemporary Art at the University of Central Lancashire where she collaborates to Making Histories Visible, an interdisciplinary visual arts project based at UCLan’s Centre for Contemporary Art, led by Professor Lubaina Himid. She is a doctoral student at Birkbeck, University of London, with Professor Annie E. Coombes, and is writing a thesis on South African photographer George Hallett.
Eyene is the founder of eye.on.art, a website bringing together her art news, events, research and curatorial projects, as well as news from partner institutions and peers working in the field of contemporary art. She is the founder Yaounde Photo Network, an independent Cameroonian platform dedicated to photography and lens-based arts.
She is member of the acquisition committee of Frac, Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Réunion led by Béatrice Binoche. In this role, she is contributing to broaden the Frac’s collection with new acquisitions, commissions, and exhibitions involving artists from Reunion Island and the Indian Ocean.
Christine Eyene is also Artistic Director of the International Biennial of Casablanca.