Ēlen Awalom

Ēlen Awalom is a technologist, creative (writer, exhibiting photographer, poet), human rights activist, trained anthropologist and start-up entrepreneur who lives in San Francisco, California. Born in Khartoum, Sudan to Eritrean parents, Ēlen came of age in the South Bronx and Northern Virginia. She is passionate about visual art, literature, Afrofuturism, science fiction, deep house music, spirituality, technology and their intersections. Curatoric will launch in Spring 2014.


A black-and-white photo shows open, cupped hands cradling delicate flowers.

Towards an Afrofuturist Narrative: Tech, Mythology and the Africas

Behind-the-scenes with stealth startup Curatoric, and conversations with creators, historians and curators of African and Diasporic African art.