After a rich years of experience as a production coordinator for an independent label, Elise Atangana has integrated into her work her other passion - contemporary art. In 2003, she met the curator Simon Njami (Bamako Encounters, Africa Remix, African Pavilion in Venice...), with whom she collaborated as project coordinator on various international exhibitions, including the 1st Triennale de Luanda, the 9th Biennal of Havanna, the African Pavilion of the Venice Biennal 2007 and curated show of the 1st Joburg Artfair in 2008. Since 2006, she has also developed philantropic activities in parallel to her other work. Today, she works as PR manager for SNCF Foundation which supports social youth projects. she recently organized an exhibition with students writers, artists and a photograph at the train station gare du nord in Paris in June 2010. She holds a diploma in business adminstration specialized in developing countries and a master of corporate and institutional communication at the Sorbone. She currently developing and promoting alternative art projects as "On The Roof project" at the Arles Photography Encounters and Addis Foto Fest 2010.