Fouad Asfour

AboutFouad Asfour

Fouad Asfour writes, teaches, publishes and facilitates writing in experimental writing research spaces. He was part of documenta 12 magazines editorial team, and initiated the independent publishing project Pole Pole Press. Asfour coordinated the international art education research network “Another Roadmap School” and currently works for the Black Feminist research project “Art On Our Mind” initiated by Dr Sharlene Khan at the Wits School of Arts. He is chairperson Secret Society of Publishers (SSOP) which publishes texts, among others at Creative Knowledge Resources bopa writers’ forum, and facilitates creative writing groups with AVP at Bag Factory artist studios. He is currently sounding out artists’ writing as studio practice in a creative research PhD at WSOA. He holds an MA in linguistics from Vienna University, and an MA in Creative Writing at Makhanda University. In 2008, he was a grant recipient of the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory