Sarita Lydia Mamseri is an educator and curator of visual arts and material culture. She has worked with many cultural institutions in the UK including Tate, Imperial War Museum and the British Museum. She has also curated programmes for community-focused organisations with regard to the Black experience in Britain. In 2013 she founded Bookstop Sanaa (BSS), the first specialist visual art library in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. BSS regularly runs programmes to support the local art community through reading groups, seminars and forums, all for the exploration of contemporary art practice with strong reference to Africa and the Diaspora. Current artistic/research projects include Humboldt Lab Tanzania in partnership with the University of Dar es Salaam; National Museums Tanzania; Goethe-Institut and Ethnological Museum Berlin, and ZineFutures East Africa in partnership with 32º East (Ugandan Arts Trust) and Stuart Hall Library at INIVA, UK.