Natasha A. Kelly

Natasha A. Kelly has a PhD in Communication Studies and Sociology with a research focus on Black German Studies. Her award-winning and internationally acclaimed documentary Millis Awakening was commissioned by the 10th Berlin Biennale in 2018. Based on her book Sisters & Souls (2015) she has been directing the sequential theater performance M(a)y Sister since 2016. Her dissertation Afroculture. The Space between Yesterday and Tomorrow (2016) was staged in three countries and three languages in 2019/20. Her latest publication The Comet – Afrofuturism 2.0 (2020) is a documentary of the Black speculative arts symposium which she curated at the HAU Hebbel am Ufer Theater in Berlin. Picture Credits: Emmanuel Nimo