Maureen Douabou was born in Abidjan on a day of general strike. Her mother told her that the nurses closed the windows of the delivery room, but she believes that some tear gas entered her nose when she took her first breath and that explains many things about her personality. This self proclaimed queen of headwraps now lives in the suburbs of Paris where she carves out a place for herself as a translator, a writer and a visual artist. She is passionate about everything black feminism(s) and the beat of traditionnal drums is one of her favorite things in the whole wide world.
Maureen Douabou
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