We are thrilled to share with you the WOMEX 22 Jury members and Club Summit Curator today.
From all the proposals received from around the globe, this year’s selected Jury will curate the official Showcase and Conference Programme for WOMEX 22 taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 19 – 23 October 2022.
Three women and four men, representing nine countries, bring diverse expertise, skills, experiences, professional backgrounds, forward-thinking ideas, and a rich collective musical knowledge across a great range of styles, sectors and genres.
The Showcase Samurai:
- António Miguel Guimarães (Portugal), owner, general manager, AMG music
- Agustín López Costa Paz (Spain), director, Industria Works/Nacional Records Spain office
- Hadas Vanunu (Israel), artistic director, The Yellow Submarine; co-founder, Israel International Music Showcase Festival; chief producer, Jerusalem International Jazz festival
- Joanna Wiedro-Żak (Poland), artist manager; owner, Wodzirej music agency
- Marcus Gora (Zimbabwe), band manager; festival manager, Jacaranda Music festival; deputy chairperson, National Arts Council of Zimbabwe.
The Conference Samurai:
- Boima Tucker (Sierra Leone/USA), musician; managing editor, Africa is a Country; founder, INTL BLK record label.
- Marie Fol (France/The Netherlands), independent advisor, cultural manager, and researcher; president, On the Move; contributor, Keychange
Club Summit Curator
- Juan Ortiz de Zaldumbide (Colombia/Sweden), co-founder, partner, M3 Music; business development manager, WARM Music