is a lecturer Visual Culture at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. She is one of the founders of Framer Framed, a platform for arts and culture with an exhibition space in Amsterdam and works on the project Mapping Slavery NL, that brings together traces of the Dutch role in the history of slavery. Her research focuses on women studies, gender and ethnicity, Papua heritage and identity, and transcultural art projects. Until 2013 Jouwe was programme director of Kosmopolis Utrecht, and until 2010 director of the Papua Cultural Heritage Foundation in Utrecht. Previously, she worked as junior researcher at the University of Utrecht and as deputy director at Mama Cash. Jouwe studies Women's Studies and Culture History in Utrecht and York. She travelled extensively in South-East Asia and the Pacific for the women's rights movement.(WN 2020)
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What role do the doorkeepers of literature play - publishers, editors, booksellers, agents and scouts - when it comes to the colour filter? Who ultimately decides what is "good literature" and on what basis? We discuss the issue with Ellah Wakatama, Editor-at-Large of Scottish publishing firm Cannongate Books, Ebissé Rouw, editor at Dutch podcast platform Dipsaus Publicaties, and Mylo Freeman, writer and illustrator of children's books best known for her Princess Arabella picture-book series.