C.A.ML.K – Christelle Ahia Marie-Laure Kamanan is a creative, born in France and raised in the Ivory Coast and France, and now based in Berlin, Germany.
She works as a dance and writing artist, journalist and cultural entrepreneur.
Among others, C.A.ML.K holds a Bachelor, with Honours in Languages and Civilizations, from the University of Strasbourg (France). She then worked in the media and marketing industry for many years.
Through her activities, she investigates the African heritage on the continent and in the diaspora, by focusing on art and cultural expressions.
As a third-culture child, she is used to navigating through cultures, observing their
metamorphosis and going beyond stereotypes. She participated in several publications on these topics.
Christelle Ahia finds her dance inspiration in her African heritage, which she combines with her love for African-Caribbean cultures.