Motormond is a not for profit Art Space that is dedicated to circulating critically grounded Pan Diaspora Cultures. We are committed to staging, activating and circulating culture that facilitate bonds of solidarity between all peoples in the diaspora. We are a community focused institution that centers life-worlds at the intersection of B.I.P.O.C and Queer.

The Team

  • Board of Directors

    Sunni Lamin Barrow

    Sunni Lamin Barrow (1998) is a recognized spoken word artist who fully interweaves his background, multiple identities and life experiences in his poetry. Having moved from Gambia to the Netherlands, Sunni's current works focus on exploring what it means to be queer and from Africa.Sunni has won multiple awards and gained recognition within the spoken word community.

  • Board of Directors

    Olga muhwati

    Olga Muhwati: (1987) is a fundraising expert in the arts and culture. Formally a manager of fundraising at Prince Clause Funds.

  • Board of Directos

    Iriée Zamblé

    Iriée Zamblé:(1995, Amsterdam NL) is a visual artist, based in Amsterdam. Zamblé is one of the winners of the Royal Award for Modern Painting in 2022. She recently finished a 6-month residency at Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, supported by the Mondriaan Fund. Zamblé also was an artist-in-residence at Museum het Rembrandthuis in Amsterdam as well as Roodkapje Rotterdam.

  • Curator

    Musoke Nalwoga

    Musoke Nalwoga (Uganda, 1994) is currently working in Amsterdam as a curator and researcher with a focus on contemporary art. Musoke is the founding director of MOTORMOND.

  • Communication

    Giany Kraan (Gigi)

    Giany Kraan (he/him), better known as GIGI, is a multi-talented artist with deep roots in the world of creativity. From photography to music production to event management, his work reflects a diverse range of talents. Committed to solving social problems and making impactful contributions to serve diverse communities through collaborations with The Black Archives, VPRO and now with Motormond.

  • Exhibition Host

    Richard Post

    Richard, deeply passionate about holistic wellness and self-discovery. With a background in holistic practices, he has dedicated himself to understanding the inter-connectedness of mind, body, and spirit. Exploring diverse forms of expression and engaging in artistic experiences brings him immense joy.

  • Graphic Design

    Alyson Sillon

    Alyson Sillon (She/Her) is a visual artist and graphic designer, whose inspiration lays grounds in the mythological potential of counter-cultural movements. Through embodied research and a collaborative approach to knowledge-making, she has developed a multidisciplinary practice that touches upon hybrid symbolic language, performance, and multisensory interventions.

  • Fundraiser

    Quynh Le

    Quynh Lê(she/they), also known as kwinnie lê or Huong Q. Lê, is an artist, researcher, writer and creative fundraiser. As an artist, they are concerned with reclaiming ancestral traditions within the context of contemporary urban life and engages with practices of spirituality, mythology and decolonization.

  • communication intern

    Yvela Verhuizen

    Yvela Verhuizen (2002) is a photographer who is often a curious questioner motivated by the urge to understand people better. In her work, she is searching for lost connections in answers to complex matters – about family, friends, and home.

  • Producer

    Sangiorgio Blonk

    Sangiorgio Dallajee Blonk, born in 1992, is an interdisciplinary artist from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts & Design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy.Blonk's artistic practice revolves around the core themes of play, danger, and experimentation.