Raumdeuter Radio: Research Team

Joe Rowley - Project Manager:

is a curator, project manager and researcher born in England and based in Göteborg, Sweden. He initiated Raumdeuter Radio in 2020, curating the first edition in Göteborg (2021) and project manages the project as a whole.
Rowley holds Masters in art making and curatorial practice and has a history working in artist-run culminating in launching research organisatio Ephemeral Care in 2020, focusing on ethics practice and structures in artist-run initiatives. He also works as an independent curator, project manager and educator.

Holly O'Brien - Researcher:

is a curator and researcher based in Glasgow. With a background in literature, her practice focuses on alternative modes of storytelling, artists’ writing practice, the potential of language, and fiction as a vehicle for uncovering buried histories and archives. Within this, she explores how language, nonnormative writing and form can enrich an artist’s practice and an audience’s experience of visual work.
Graduating with an MLitt in Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) at Glasgow School of Art and University of Glasgow in September 2021, her independent curatorial projects include a thing that remembers itself (2021), To a Passer-by (2020) and Due Chiacchiere (ongoing). She has also worked as a freelance curator for Tramway TV, co-curating a two-part showcase of work from Glasgow School of Art graduates (2021). She is currently curating an upcoming project for The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery with artist Rae-Yen Song and writer Arianne Maki.

Feronia Wennborg - Curator (RR:GLA):

is an artist, musician and programmer. Her work is focused around the intimacies of sound, exploring the embodied and collective potentials of listening. She often works in close collaboration with others, and is part of the experimental music duo soft tissue with Simon Weins.
Feronia has organised and programmed projects within performance, improvisation, broadcasting and publishing. She is currently a committee member at the artist-run space Market Gallery.

Romy Danielewicz - Curator (RR:GLA):

is an artist and producer with a background in writing and performance. Their primary area of interest is writing in and around contested social structures and the idea of ongoing normalised crisis. In 2021, they are working on their debut novel on the subject of lovesickness, bad influence and queer erasure.
Romy has graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in Intermedia (2016) and has served on the committee of Market Gallery, Glasgow (2018 – 2020). Since graduating, they have presented exhibitions and performances, including at Intermedia, CCA Glasgow, and the Edinburgh Art Festival. Their first poetry pamphlet, An orca is way too large to attach unless as a jpeg, was published by SPAM Press (2019). Most recently, they have presented a radioplay commission for Soundartradio FM and delivered a series of performance workshops at Abbeyhill Primary School (2020).

Tomiwa Folorunso - Curator (RR:BXL):

is a Nigerian-Scottish writer, cultural producer, and Cultural Studies MA student at KU Leuven. Her thesis explores the experience of contemporary Nigerian diaspora and their relationship with their homeland. Tomiwa co-programmed ‘Welcome To’ at Glasgow Film Festival, a mixture of films and events challenging the belief that black people are not/can not be present in Scotland - temporally, metaphorically or ancestrally. She also worked with Glasgow International to produce a programme of events.
In her work, and life Tomiwa is known for examining and navigating the Black Scottish experience. Her work is concerned with connecting people, stories, and histories. Tomiwa has written for gal-dem, the Herald and The National, and contributed to Monstrous Regiment’s anthology ‘So Hormonal’. She has been the sub-editor for Fringe of Colour Film’s Responses since 2020. Tomiwa was previously the Black Ballad regional editor for Scotland and in 2020, presented the BBC Radio 4 Documentary; The Art of Now: Black and Creative in Scotland.

Maria Muehombo - Curator (RR:BXL):

know as M I M I / Maria Green, is a DJ, producer, curator & artist based in Brussels. Born in Lusaka, Zambia, she arrived in Belgium at a young age. She studied fines Arts at the Academie Royal des Beaux-Arts of Liège and was always on the lookout for creative opportunities. In 2016 Maria started curating events for non-profit-organisations which led her to the music world and whilst continuing her curation, has been DJ-ing for the past three years.
Known for her role in Lait de Coco collective and as DJ for Martha Da'ro, she's been very present in the Belgian nightlife. This has led to international opportunities, including guest mixes for NTS Radio and Red Light Radio, Dj sets in Lausanne, Koln, Paris and most recently Boiler Room (BCN).