N’Goné Fall graduated with distinction from the École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris. She is an independent curator, an essayist and a consultant in cultural policies. She has been the editorial director of the Paris-based contemporary African art magazine Revue Noire from 1994 to 2001. She edited books on contemporary visual arts and photography in Africa including: An Anthology of African Art: The Twentieth Century (Ed. DAP New York, 2002), Photographers from Kinshasa (Ed. Revue Noire Paris 2001), Anthology of African and Indian Ocean Photography: a century of African photographers (Ed. Revue Noire Paris 1998).

Fall curated exhibitions in Africa, Europe and the USA. She was one of the curators of the African photography biennial in Bamako in 2001 and a guest curator of the 2002 Dakar biennial. As a consultant in cultural policies she is the author of strategic plans, orientation programs and evaluation reports for national and international cultural institutions. Fall is an associate professor at the Senghor University in Alexandria, Egypt (master department of creative industries). She is also a founding member of the Dakar-based collective GawLab, a platform of research and production of art in public spaces and technology applied to artistic creativity.