Eleonora Antoniadou

Eleonora Antoniadou is an educator, design researcher and practitioner. She is the founder and director of the architecture practice-Superside Studio and part of the collective “Space Girls”.  She is an active researcher at the Royal College of Art focusing on emerging design practices as an interdisciplinary approach towards a new hybrid pedagogical methodology for architecture education. Since 2012 she is an architecture educator, with teaching experience in several Universities, holding the position of Senior lecturer.Due to her interdisciplinary background, she is also involved in Fashion education and Curatorial Studies as a visiting Lecturer. Over the years she organised and participated in several workshops, exhibitions, conferences and architectural competitions with various distinctions and her work was exhibited at the 16th and 17th Venice Architecture Biennale. She is in close contact with industry and practicing Architecture since 2009. In 2020 she was appointed by the Hellenic Institute of Architecture as a Young emerging architect.

Alessandra Biscaro

Alessandra is an independent project manager and coordinator. After her degree in Chemical Sciences and Technologies for Conservation and Restoration at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, she worked until 2014 in the field of conservation of cultural heritage, in Ecuador, as part of the Seppia Proyectos Culturales group, a company specialized in the development and implementation of projects for the conservation of artistic and intangible heritage. Since 2018, as project manager of FEA, the Festival in the artist spaces of Lisbon, she works on the creation of a system of production and dissemination of contemporary art at a territorial level, with the aim of creating a sustainable project open to a wide and varied audience, which allows the artists to enter the urban spaces in an active and participatory way. Since 2017, she is coordinator and assistant director of the Han Nefkens Foundation in Barcelona. She has recently collaborated with institutions such as M+ Hong Kong; mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Singapore Art Museum; MACBA, Barcelona, MUAC, Mexico City, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona; Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai; Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila; NTU Center for Contemporary Art, Singapore; Wiels Brussels; Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; Inside Out Art Museum, Beijing; MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art of Taipei; Ilham, Kuala Lumpur; Art Sonje Center Seoul; Center d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, among others. She was Project Manager for the Belgian Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale.

Daniele Capra

Daniele is an art critic and independent curator. He has curated over one hundred shows in Italy, France, Czech Republic, Belgium, Austria, Croatia, Albania, Germany and Israel. He has collaborated with important institutions as Villa Manin in Codroipo, Royal Palace of Caserta, Ca’ Pesaro Museum of Modern Art of Venice among many others. He has given lectures and seminars about contemporary art topics at Wizo NB School of Design of Haifa, Fine Arts Academy of Venice and Verona. Daniele has worked as a curator for Onufri Prize at National Gallery of Tirana, Trieste Contemporanea Award in 2008, 2009, 2013 and 2017, and is member of scientific board of Rave Residency. He wrote over three hundred and fifty articles on magazines and newspapers and is editor of Il Manifesto, Artribune and Gruppo Espresso newspapers

Martina Cavallarin

Martina is an independent curator, essayist and art critic. She has curated international exhibitions and published books and catalogues distributed in Italy and abroad. Her research focuses on the investigation of relational and social systems through art that involve contemporary culture and the human sphere. In 2009 she founded scatolabianca, an association of which she is president and director, mainly dedicated to Contemporary Visual Art. She participates in juries and scientific committees within private and public institutions. In addition to analytical writing and curating exhibitions, she conducts training workshops at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Venice, associations and private galleries. Her attention is directed to young artists, critics and curators, working on ways of insertion and growth within the system of contemporary art. Martina lives and works in Italy.

Valeria Diaz Granada

Valeria is an independent art curator and consultant from Colombia living between Paris and Tokyo. She is CEO and Founder of rossogranada and La Boulangerie Art | Director of Beowulf Contemporary. With degrees of Philosophy and Sociology from Sorbonne University, Art History at the Ecole du Louvre and a Masters degree at the EHESS in Paris, she has been a consultant on a variety of projects and often collaborates with different artists, institutions and collectives internationally. Valeria is the Director of acquisitions and art director of a private art collection based in Tokyo. She is the director of Beowulf, an art catalyser with offices in Tokyo and Zurich, and representations in Paris and Athens, dedicated to conceive, commission and support contemporary cultural narratives for the rising generation of artists, curators and collectors alike. She offers art advisory services dealing in post-war, modern and contemporary art.Operating in three different continents, Valeria helps to build strong and meaningful art collections around the globe and works for sifferent cultural, educational, and multi-disciplinary projects in Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Bernardo Follini

Bernardo Follini is a curator based in Turin, Italy. He is Curator at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, where has been working since 2017. He is tutor and lecturer in cultural studies at CAMPO, course in curatorial studies and practices promoted by FSRR. In 2016 he co-founded the project space and curatorial collective Il Colorificio in Milan. Among his recent exhibitions at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo: Diana Policarpo. Liquid Transfers; Jonas Staal. Training for the Future. We Demand a Million More Years (with Irene Calderoni); Daniela Ortiz. And We Will Harvest the Knowledges of Our Resistances (with IC, 2022); and the four group exhibitions part of the project Verso: Something in the Air (2022); Safe House; Memory Matters; Burning Speech (2021). As part of the curatorial collective Il Colorificio, he co-curated exhibitions and programmes at numerous institutions, including MA*GA – Museum of Art (Gallarate, 2021), Fondazione ICA Milan / Swiss Institute (Milan, 2021), Casa Testori (Novate Milanese, 2021), Teatrino Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana (Venice, 2020), MAXXI – National Museum of 21st Century Arts, (Rome, 2019), The Modern Institute (Glasgow, 2018).

Francesca Giubilei 

Francesca Giubilei is a contemporary art historian, independent curator and conceiver of cultural initiatives. From 2008 to 2013 she was responsible for the development of cultural projects and exhibitions related to the promotion of contemporary art in glass. She currently directs SPARC* – Spazio Arte Contemporanea, a project space dedicated to experimentation and hybridization of the arts in Venice. She continues curate exhibitions about contemporary art and glass. Francesca is co-founder of Venice Art Factory a Venice-based organization specializing in the development of curatorial projects and formats. Between 2015 and 2022 they have produced more than 80 exhibitions during the Venice Biennale, including national pavilions (Angola, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Grenada, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, San Marino, Ukraine, Uganda), official collateral events and off-Biennale shows.

Alberta Pane

Alberta graduated from IUAV University of Venice, Alberta Pane has always worked in the art field. During a twenty-year period spent in Paris in museums and art galleries, she was the director of the Mayer Guide (auction catalogue) and since 2008, when she opened her Galerie Alberta Pane in the Marais, her activity as a gallerist has aimed at spreading internationally the work of the artists she supports. With the Parisian gallery she is part of the Comité Professionnel des Galeries d’Art and Paris Gallery Map. In May 2017 she opened the gallery’s Venetian venue, in a 350m2 space. In her hometown, Alberta Pane is also one of the main initiators of Venice Galleries View, a project aiming to create a network of collaborations between contemporary art galleries to enhance the Venetian cultural proposal. The gallerist collaborates with international artists whose works have been exhibited in the most important epicenters of the contemporary art scene and in cultural institutions such as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Centre Pompidou, La Monnaie de Paris, Documenta, the Venice Biennale, Manifesta, and the Istanbul Biennale.

Gaston Ramirez

Born in Tepic, Mexico, Gaston has a degree in Visual Arts at the Guadalajara University in Mexico, and an specialization on Visual Arts at the Faculty of Design and Arts of IUAV University in Venice, Italy. Since 2003 he has been active in numerous exhibitions between Europe, Asia and America. He has received several international awards and scholarships in the field of visual arts and has collaborated with internationally renowned artists such as Olafur Eliasson, Marjetica Potrc, Antonì Muntadas, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Tania Bruguera among others. Since 2006 he has been teaching assistant Tania Bruguera and Marjetica Potrc at IUAV in Venice. He was production manager of the first Mexican pavilion and Commissioner for the Mexican Pavilion from 2009 to 2013 at the Venice Biennale. He collaborates with different institutions and companies in the production and development of cultural events and contemporary art exhibitions as an artist, producer and curator. Gaston lives and works between Mexico and Italy.

Ana Rito

Ana is visual Artist, Curator, Researcher and Professor. Co-Coordinator of the Master’s Course in Curatorial Studies and Professor in the Doctoral Course in Artistic Studies at the Faculty of Humanities and in the Doctoral Course in Contemporary Art at the College of Arts – University of Coimbra. She is currently an Integrated Researcher at CEIS20_University of Coimbra, co-coordinating the research line Art, Performance and Curatorial Practices. She Holds a PhD in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, specializing in Installation. Since 2000, she has developed projects that cross artistic and curatorial practice, her domain of specialization being the performativity of the moving image and the dynamics of the viewer. Curatorial Assistant to Dr. Jean-François Chougnet, Director of the Berardo Collection Museum from 2007 to 2011, having developed curatorial research, and assisted several curators and artists. Of her curatorial projects, the exhibition SHE IS A FEMME FATALE stands out: female artists at the Modern and Contemporary Art Foundation Museum Collection Berardo, One Woman Show, Organization of the Film Cycle in collaboration with the Festival Temps d`Images (2009); SHE IS A FEMME FATALE # 2, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica Campus Library, Almada, in 2010 OBSERVERS_Revelations, Transits and Distances, Foundation of Modern and Contemporary Art Museum Collection Berardo (2011); CURATING THE DOMESTIC Images @ home, Lisbon Architecture Triennial (2013); THE EMBODIED VISION: Performance for the camera, National Museum of Contemporary Art Museu do Chiado (2014); Archive and Democracy, José Maçãs de Carvalho, MAAT (2017) and CONSTELLATIONS: a choreography of minimal gestures (2019-2022, Museum Collection Berardo), UMA VIDA INTEIRA – Nuno Sousa Vieira, BAG – Leiria (2021), ENIGMA – Pierre Coulibeuf (2022). Since 2000, in the development of her artistic and curatorial projects, she has collaborated with the following institutions and agents, among others: MACBA, Warburg Institute, Archives Yves Klein, Haus Lange-Haus Esters – Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Museu do Chiado, Museu de Serralves, Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Casa das Histórias, Georges Pompidou Center, Triennial of Architecture, Walter Benjamin Archives, Temps d’Images Festival, Electronic Arts Intermix, FUSO International Video Festival, CAPC- Coimbra Plastic Arts Circle, MUCEM, Marseille. Author of books and essays for exhibition catalogs, member of national and international juries, she is also an Associate Curator of the UmbigoLAB platform. Curator of 2022 and 2024 editions of BF22 – Photography Biennial of Vila Franca de Xira.

Linda Rocco

Linda is a London-based contemporary art curator and PhD researcher at the Royal College of Art with a LAHP/AHRC doctoral award. She has curated public events, exhibitions and residencies internationally, with established small-scale institutions such as Delfina Foundation and Goethe Institut London, and in the public sphere for the Mayor of London and Nine Elms on the South Bank. Linda curated and creatively produced Liberty Festival 2022 for The Greater London Authority (GLA) securing and delivering a public commission by Yinka Shonibare CBE, and IHWAY Festival in Cambridge. She also co-directs the not-for-profit organisation _inventory platform, which has engaged urban and rural communities through socially engaged art projects since 2016. Linda regularly works as curator for artists and private galleries, as well as consulting for charities, foundations and public institutions on accessible and socially engaged arts. Her research interests orbit around alternative organisational methodologies which recognise immaterial labour and pluralistic values in cooperative and distributed ways; participatory and intermedia practices; Web 3.0 and transdisciplinary experimentation, particularly with STEM subjects. Recent collaborations include: Danish Art Foundation, Ministry of Culture Taiwan, Pineapple Lab. – Philippines, Yinka Shonibare Foundation, Goethe Institut London, Frieze London, Cambridge Junction, Laure Genillard Gallery – London, Bagri Foundation, The Genesis Foundation.

Domenico Sergi

Domenico is a queer working-class scholar and curator. Domenico is Senior Curator at the Museum of London where he leads a contemporary collecting programme called Curating London. He was Anthropology Curator and Community Engagement Coordinator at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London, where he curated the World Gallery. Domenico also worked as a Lecturer for the MA Museums and Galleries in Education at UCL, London. He graduated in sociology at University of Rome, undertook his master degree in social anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and received his Ph.D in refugee studies and museology at the University of East Anglia, UK. Domenico has a 15 years track record of both academic research and museum practice, with a particular focus on collaborative curatorial practice. He published on topics such as refugee studies, museum anthropology and contemporary collecting. His recent monograph Museums, Refugees and Communities (2021) published by Routledge, presents an interdisciplinary examination of museum work with and about refugees in Germany, The Netherlands and the UK.