Vernissage and Educational Events around "Ngaldjorlhbo | Mother of All Creation"

Public and educational events are offered around the exhibition Ngaldjorlhbo – Mother of Everything – Mère de Tout Création at Espace New Angles in Paris, from June 7, 2018 to September 30, 2018:

Gallery opening

  • Wednesday, June 6 – 6:00 p.m.

Opening ceremony of the exhibition in the presence of the guests of honor and godmothers of the exhibition: Nadine Bilong, Céline Parsoud and Bobbie Ruben.


See guest of honor biographies below.

Guided Tours

  • Saturday, June 9 – 2:30 p.m. (in French)
  • Saturday June 16 – 11:00 (in French)
  • Saturday, July 7 – 2:30 p.m. (in English) – NAIDOC Week Special

Free – upon registration at

Nadine Bilong, Independent exhibition curator

Based in Paris, Nadine is an independent and professional curator in the Art and Culture sector. She approaches art in all its material and immaterial forms.

In 2015, she founded the BREATH'ARTS PERFORMA platform dedicated to the medium of Performance and Installation on various subjects relating to the Social Sciences and Humanities. She employs movement intrinsic to performance art to express a multiplicity of emotions and systems of being. Born in Cameroon where she spent part of her childhood, her projects echo Africa and the African diaspora.

The same year, she was also chosen as guest curator by the artistic director and exhibition curator Simon Njami at the 12th edition of the Biennale de Dak'art where she proposed a program on performance " Manifeste de la cité dans the blue day ". In January 2017, she was invited by the artist Kader Attia and the curator Christine Tohmé to contribute to the poetic and political project " Long live the independence of water " for the 13th Sharjah Biennial. Then, she launched at La Colonie in Paris in May 2017 the concept "discussion-performative/Talk & Perform", a fusion of debates and performances.

She has organized interviews, conversations, performances, exhibitions in collaboration with artistic and cultural institutions such as the Dapper Museum, 1:54 Art Fair invited by curator Koyo kouoh, sotheby's – AKAA Art Fair, Quai Branly Museum, La Colonie, Dak'art Biennale with the Ministry of Culture of Senegal; Forum on cultural entrepreneurship with the French Ministry of Culture, Afroxploitation; but also numerous collaborations with artists from different artistic disciplines such as Pascale Marthine Tayou, Beya Gille Gacha, Barthelemy Toguo, Jean-François Boclé, Soraya Milla, Emo de Medeiros, Marc-Alexandre Oho bambe, Napoléon Vox Maddox, Myriam Mihindou, Chantal loyal, Bili Bidjoka etc. In April 2018, she curated the exhibition “ Métaphore du Big Bang ” at Galerie 59 Rivoli and Galerie CK. She has also contributed to arts magazines and catalogs like Art Africa Magazine; Something We Africans Got, Africa is Music, Africafuturistic.

A graduate in International Business Administration, she reinforced her career with a Specialized Masters in International Media Management at ESCP Europe, Paris. She also completed an exchange and specialization program in Arts and Culture Management at Bocconi University, Milan. She took art history courses at Charles de Gaulle University, Lille. She is the founder of SANCOFA, a non-profit organization that consists of helping and encouraging artists and cultural initiatives. She is a board member of the French association Culture & Management.

Céline Parsoud, President of WoMen'Up – Founder of Gender Busters

Céline Parsoud is a young media entrepreneur, rocked by innovation and the digital world. After more than 5 years of experience spent evolving within the leading French media group, she decided in 2017 to put her skills and convictions to good use: she created Gender Busters, a creativity firm dedicated to gender equality. which accompanies organizations to cross the last kilometer towards diversity.

Involved through WoMen'Up since 2014, she took over the presidency in 2017 where she shattered preconceptions about young generations and issues of equality. Invested in shaking up stereotypes, she aspires to be an ambassador for a generational and uninhibited feminist renewal, both in business and in civil society. On this occasion, she is a speaker at many events: TedX, JUMP Forum, La Nuit du Digital, "Elles cassent la baraque", Ada Week, Le Grand Forum Marie Claire, ESSEC Women's Day

Bobbie Ruben, Printmaker, Textile Designer and Australian Educator

Bobbie Ruben is a printmaker, textile designer and educator who consults, teaches and collaborates with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and students in the development of limited edition textile designs and paper prints. She has a particular interest in the development and success of textile businesses undertaken in remote areas of the Northern Territory and in Far North Queensland. Additionally, she runs her own textile design agency, Speargrass Textiles. Bobbie is currently undertaking research on collaborative working in textiles at James Cook University.

Bobbie has worked with the Babbarra Women's Center for 15 years to help artists develop and produce their textile works.