Estelle Brousse studies contemporary female engaged art practices in post-colonial contexts. Holder of a Master's Degree in Art History Research - Art and Globalization at the University of Lyon II. In the spring of 2018, she travelled to South Africa to meet with artists and curators while conducting research at the Gay and Lesbian Archives of Johannesburg (GALA). In 2019, she completed her dissertation entitled "Female engagements: South African artists challenge western art history" directed by Laurick Zerbini. She is currently studying for a master's degree in Expography-Museography at the University of Artois in Arras.
Today, South Africa is the country with the highest rate of rape in the world: in 2013, a study [Link: http://www.sasdirtylaundry.co.za/rape-statistics.php] conducted by the Medical Research Council revealed that up to 3,600 rapes may be committed every day in the country. Only one in thirteen people report these crimes to the authorities according to the Institute for Security Studies.