About esther aminata Kamara

Esther Aminata Kamara

Writer & Researcher

Esther Aminata Kamara is a Dutch-Sierra Leonean writer and researcher that explores the bridges and boundaries between West- African and western culture.  She holds a BA Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam, and is currently finalising her MA Media Studies with a specialisation in digital cultures from the University of Maastricht. Her dual nationality allows Esther to delve deeper into cross-cultural issues, including the impact and development of technology and access to cultural texts, digital tools and creative skills. For the past six years, Esther has worked as a writer and researcher, helped establish the Freetown Music Festival, and sets up (online) spaces where writers can connect, share, and improve their writing.”


Freetown Music Festival – Pulse UK- JOss stone in concert– freetown uncut- imagine IC- foam photography museum- easy solar- Peoples Stories- the British Council– George Daniell film productions – The London Eco Film Festival-  freetown writing week- King’s view sierra leone- tap tap – New narratives-  Ma Dengn – Iraqi Innovators– Shadowwolf zine- Dutch Enterprise Agency – the Shain Foundation – Sierra Leone Netherlands Business and Culture Council – Netherlands Africa Business Council- OkayAfrica– Music in Africa- Visit Sierra Leone- Solidaridad West Africa–  Mrs Mokum – Museumnacht – Tales of a dirty old man- Brainchild Festival UK – Kanti writing club- Berlage Lyceum – Wolfers media productions – Code4all