Contributors

  • Marco Antonini writer and independent curator, lives and works in New York, where he is director of NURTUREart, a non-profit space for contemporary art, based in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
  • Mirene Arsanios art critic and curator, based in Beirut. She is co-founder of 98weeks project space and teaches at the American University of Beirut’s Fine Arts department. Her writings have been published in Bidoun, Flash Art International, The Rumpus and Ibraaz Magazine.
  • Achim Borchardt-Hume lives and works in London. After having been chief curator at Whitechapel Gallery, he is currently Head of Exhibitions at Tate Modern.
  • Lorenzo Benedetti is an art critic and curator based in Amsterdam, where he is Director of de Appel Arts Center. Since 2008 he has been director of de Vleeshal, Middelburg (Netherlands) and in 2013 he was curator of the Dutch Pavilion at the 55. Venice Biennale, with artist Mark Manders.
  • Cecilia Canziani is Henry Moore Institute Research Fellow 2014-2015. She is co-director at Nomas Foundation, Rome and co-curator of Zegnart Public.
  • Adam Carr is a curator and writer. He was recently a guest curator for Castello di Rivoli, Turin. In May 2012 he was appointed Curator/Head of Exhibitions at MOSTYN, Wales. Previously he has worked for ICA, London; from 2006 to 2007 he was an adjunct curator for Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, and later in 2007 he became a visiting professor at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway. He was one of the curators of Artissima art fair, Turin, organizing a section of Present Future and curating the exhibition THE STORE. He is editor in chief of Archive Journal, published by Archive Books.
  • Luca Cerizza is a writer and curator, who lives in Berlin and Milan. He has curated several exhibitions and published many essays for art magazines and catalogues. Between the latest publications Arte Povera (Kunsthaus Basel), Phil Collins (Frieze d/e) and Michael Riedel (David Zwirner, New York).
  • Jean-Max Colard is an art critic and independent curator, chief editor of the arts page of the French magazine Les Inrockuptibles. Alumnus from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, PhD and associate in modern literature, he is a Lecturer in Lille 3 University where he teaches contemporary French literature.
  • José Luis Corazón Ardura, writer, art critic and independent curator based in Madrid. Co-director of the curatorial group COMMISSION. The international exhibition projects he curated, offer a vision of iconoclasm from a nihilistic perspective linked to contemporary Spanish art.
  • Ory Dessau, art curator and writer, lives and works in Tel-Aviv. He has curated Gregor Shneider’s projects in Israel: “Sculptures, Photographs and Videos” (Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv), and “21 Beach-Cells” on Herzliya’s beach. He curated the exhibition “The Second Strike”, the central exhibition for the 3rd Herzliya Biennial.
  • Dobrila Denegri lives and works between Rome and Belgrade. She was artistic director of NKA/ICA, Belgrade (2002-2010) and she’s currently artistic director of the CoCA Torun, Poland.
  • Giulia Ferracci is curator at MAXXI, Museum of  XXI Century Arts, Rome.
  • Chris Fitzpatrick is an art critic and curator, recently appointed new Director of Kunstverein Munich. He has been the director of the not-for-profit contemporary art centre Objectif Exhibitions in Antwerp, Belgium, since 2012.
  • Julien Fronsacq, art critic and teacher, is curator at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, since 2007.
  • Ilaria Gianni is a curator and writer based in Rome. She is currently co-Director of Nomas Foundation, Rome. She holds the position of Adjunct Professor of Art History at the John Cabot University, Rome. In 2008 she co-founded the art publishing collective IMpress, and since 2009 she is associate member of the collective Art at Work. In 2012 she was one of the curators of Furla Art Award.
  • Martin Holman is a London-born writer on modern and contemporary visual art. His work has appeared in the exhibition catalogues of public and private galleries and in leading magazines since 1978. He is the author of three career monographs of living British artists. He has been associated with exhibitions by Italian Arte Povera artists and their allies, in particular Paolo Icaro, Pino Pascali and Gilberto Zorio.
  • Vincent Honoré is  director and curator of DRAF, London.
  • Valentinas Klimasauskas is a curator and writer based inVilnius who writes shows and curates texts.
  • Nicoletta Lambertucci lives and works in London, where she is currently curator at DRAF.
  • Ulrich Loock art critic and curator, lecturer at the University of the Arts, Bern, lives in Berlin. He has been the co-director of the Museu Serralves, Oporto. Some of the shows he recently curated presented the work of David Goldblatt, Guy Tillim, Ahlam Shibli, Erik van Lieshout, Tatjana Doll, Wilhelm Sasnal, Eberhard Havekost, Johannes Kahrs, Magnus Plessen, Katharina Grosse, Marlene Dumas, Thomas Schütte.
  • Post Brothers is a critical enterprise that includes Matthew Post, a curator, writer and artist currently working in San Francisco, California.
  • Riccardo Previdi lives and works in Berlin. He is co-founder with Massimiliano Buvoli and Patrick Tuttofuoco of the artistic collective Super! He participated to various group and solo exhibitions including: “Black Hole Sun”, Fondazione Pastificio Cerere, Rome (2010); “Chrome”, Kunstverein Arnsberg. He collaborates with Francesca Minini, Milan and with Sommer & Kohl, Berlin. In 2011 he took part in the artist’s residency program Civitella Ranieri – CRF2011.
  • Grazia Quaroni, lives and works in Paris where she is curator at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain. Regularly collaborates with various institutions such as the Cité de la Musique in Paris and the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona. She is associate professor at La Sorbonne of Paris.
  • Filipa Ramos is Editor in Chief of Art Agenda reviews, founding member of the artist’s film programme Vdrome and a lecturer at Kingston University and at Central Saint Martins. She was previously Associate Editor of Manifesta Journal, curator of the Research Section of Documenta 13, and has curated exhibitions, screenings, and public programmes in institutions worldwide.
  • Christiane Rekade is an independent curator based in Berlin. She runs together with Simone Neuenschwander the exhibition space OSLO10 in Basel.
  • Chris Sharp is a writer, critic and american independent curator based in Mexico City. He’s editor-at-large of Kaleidoscope and contributor of Art Review. He currently writes for several international art magazines, included Frieze, Mousse, Afterall. He has recenlty concluded a period of residency at Nomas Foundation finalised to a research about the Roman scene. In 2013 he founded togheter with the artist Martin Soto Climent Lulu, an independent, Mexico City-based project space.
  • Raimar Stange freelance art critic and curator, lives and works in Berlin. Regularly contributes to Flash Art International and Kunst-Bulletin. He is a member of Berlin’s Art Critics Orchestra.
  • Felix Vogel is an art historian and independent curator. Recent curatorial projects include the 4th Bucharest Biennale “Handlung. On Producing Possibilities” (Bucharest, 2010), “The Realism Question” (Stockholm, 2010) and “Scenarious about Europe” (Leipzig, 2011-2012).
  • Gavin Wade is an artist-curator and director of Eastside Projects, Birmingham. He has recently curated solo exhibitions with Susan Philipsz, Grace Schwindt, Bill Drummond, Gunilla Klingberg, Cao Fei and Mike Nelson..
  • Catherine Wood is curator of Contemporary Art & Performance at Tate Modern, London.
  • Marianne Zamecznik:  freelance curator, writer and exhibition designer, currently based in Berlin. Her most recent and upcoming projects include the exhibition “The Feast at the European Culture Congress” in Wroclaw, Poland and the sixth edition of Momentum, the Nordic biennial in Moss (Norway), entitled Imagine Being Here Now.