Fouad Asfour is a writer and editor working in collaborative frameworks on publications, exhibitions, performance and art exchange projects. He has worked in various contexts, including the documenta 12 magazines editorial team, and is a member of the Dead Revolutionaries Club artist's collective. In 2011 he initiated the independent publishing project Pole Pole Press and is the co-founder of the self-organized student support initiative Thekgo Bursary (now in collaboration with Canon Collins Trust).
Asfour is part of the Black Feminist research project 'Art On Our Mind' initiated by Dr Sharlene Khan at the University Currently Known As Rhodes in Grahamstown, South Africa, where the AvP laboratory activates border thinking through creative writing and self-translation. In 2008, he was a grant recipient of the Igor Zabel Award for Culture and Theory.