Christine Eyene is an art historian and curator. She is a Lecturer in Contemporary Art at Liverpool John Moores University and Research Curator at Tate Liverpool. She is also a PhD candidate at Birkbeck, University of London.
Eyene launched Bikoka Art Project in Lolodorf (Cameroon), an initiative fostering creative and professional opportunities for local youth and women. She is the founder of Yaounde Photo Network a platform supporting Cameroonian photography and video art locally and through international collaborations. She is also Artistic Director of the 5th Biennale Internationale de Casablanca 2022-2023.
Her writing includes contributions to Tracey Rose: Shooting Down Babylon (Cape Town: Zeitz Mocaa, 2022); Lubaina Himid (London: Tate Publishing, 2021); Cosmogonies: Zinsou, an African Collection (Milan: Silvana Editoriale; Montpellier: MO.CO, 2021), Alice Mann: Drummies (London: Gost Books, 2021).
In 2021-22, Eyene is member of the selection committee of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, The London Open 2022 (Whitechapel Gallery), Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 4, and Turner Prize 2022.