Freie Universität Berlin
Meryem Özel is an M.A. student at the Freie Universität Berlin, where she studies Art History in a Global Context with a focus on the art of Africa and the diaspora. She completed her undergraduate studies at Indiana University, where she majored in Art History and International Studies. At present she is working on her master’s thesis about the Nigerian potter Ladi Kwali and the history of African art history.