Rebecca Corey

Rebecca Corey is the director of Nafasi Art Space, a centre for contemporary art in Dar es Salaam,  Tanzania, which supports an artist collective, studio spaces, art workshops,artist residencies, exhibitions, and other public events, providing a meeting point for intensive dialogue between artists and the public. She has curated several group and solo exhibitions in Tanzania and organizes monthly interactive public art workshops and concerts.

Rebecca is also a co-founder and former director of the Tanzania Heritage Project, an initiative for cultural preservation that seeks to revitalize heritage music, especially through the digitization of reel-to-reel archives. Rebecca was the Managing Director of Sauti za Busara festival in Zanzibar during 2012-14, and an advisor to Santuri Safari, an East African project that facilitates collaborations between traditional musicians and electronic music producers. She is currently co-directing and producing a feature documentary film called ‘Wahenga’ (The Ancestors).