Dr. Annette Schemmel is an art teacher at Theresien-Gymnasium München since 2018. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Munich before professionalizing as a curator for contemporary art in the Curatorial Program of De Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam. Since 2010, Annette Schemmel is engaging with contemporary arts from the African continent in theater projects, in curatorial and scientific projects and also as funding manager at the German Federal Cultural Foundation (2015). For her PhD-degree from Free University Berlin she researched the subject "Visual Arts from Cameroon. A Case Study of Informal Training, 1974-2010" (Langaa, Bamenda, 2016). In 2017, she has edited a manual on cultural education for minor refugees in German language (Beltz Verlag). Her articles dealing with contemporary African artists and exhibitions as well as with subjects of German art pedagogy are published in journals, books and online throughout Europe, the US and in Cameroon.