Mamadou Jean-Charles Tall is a graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Marseille (ENSAM). He has served as president of the board of the Collège Universitaire d’Architecture de Dakar, an institution he co-founded with his partners Naby Kane and Annie Jouga and where he teaches and is director of the Masters of Architecture programme. He has taught at the University of Dakar’s Institut Supérieur des Arts et de la Culture (ISAC) and at the School of Architecture in Lomé (EAMAU). He has also supervised several students of the Laboratoire d’Energétique Appliquée at the École Supérieure Polytechnique de Dakar during their advanced degrees. He is the co-director of J&T Architectes et Associés, an architectural practice he runs in Dakar with Annie Jouga. Tall has served as a member of the scientific committee of the Dak’Art Biennale of Contemporary African Art and has also been involved with the doual’art cultural organisation and art centre.