N’Goné Fall is an independent curator, art critic, and consultant in cultural engineering. She graduated from the École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris, France, and was editorial director of the Paris-based contemporary African art magazine Revue Noire from 1994 to 2001.
Fall has edited books on contemporary visual arts and photography in Africa including An Anthology of African Art: The Twentieth Century (D.A.P./Editions Revue Noire, 2002), Photographers from Kinshasa (Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 2002), and Anthology of African and Indian Ocean Photography: a Century of African photographers (Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 1998). She has curated exhibitions in Africa, Europe, and the US. Fall was one of the curators of the African Photography Encounters in Bamako, Mali, in 2001, and a guest curator at the 2002 Dakar Biennale in Senegal. Fall is an associate professor at the Senghor University in Alexandria, Egypt. As a consultant in cultural engineering, she is the author of strategic plans, orientation programs, and evaluation reports for Senegalese and international cultural institutions. She is also a founding member of the Dakar-based collective GawLab, a platform for research and production in the field of new media and visual arts.