Sandra Federici has been Editor-in-chief of the bi-annual journal Africa e Mediterraneo since 1999. She has coordinated educational projects and exhibitions around comics and contemporary art by African authors. She has edited many catalogues and dossiers about contemporary African art. In 2017 she completed a PhD at the Université de Lorraine, in co-tutorship with the University of Milan, with a thesis entitled L’entrance des auteurs africains dans le champ de la bande dessinée européenne de langue française (1978-2016), published in 2019 by L’Harmattan (Paris). A second volume entitled “Je ne voulais pas d’histoires-calebasse”. Entretiens avec les bédéistes africains was published in 2022.