Bernd Upmeyer

Bernd Upmeyer is a Germany-born and Rotterdam-based architect and urbanist. He is the founder of the Bureau of Architecture, Research, and Design (BOARD) and the editor-in-chief and founder of MONU Magazine on Urbanism. BOARD was founded in Rotterdam in 2005 and is active in many fields: as an architecture, urban design, and design practice and […]

Sidney Perkowitz

Sidney Perkowitz was born in New York City, attended college at Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (now the NYU Tandon School of Engineering), and earned his doctorate in physics at the University of Pennsylvania. As Charles Howard Candler Professor of Physics at Emory University, he produced over 100 research papers and books. Now as Professor Emeritus, he […]

Danielle Adair

Danielle Adair (b. 1981, Traverse City, MI) is an artist and writer living in Los Angeles. Adair uses performance as her methodology. She produces work via inhabiting particular roles and/or institutions. She is the author of From JBAD: Lessons Learned (Les Figues Press) based on her time as “embedded media” with US Forces in Afghanistan and for which she has […]

Anke Kempkes

After her studies at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London in 1991/2, Anke Kempkes has worked as an independent curator, scholar and critic in Berlin from 1993-2002. In 2003 she directed The Martin Kippenberger Estate in Cologne, Germany. In 2004 she held the position of Curator at Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, where she curated the […]

Anne-Marie Oliver / Barry Sanders

Anne-Marie Oliver is a cultural theorist, photographer, and documentarian, whose projects occur at the intersection of art, religion, politics, and technology. Her work can be found in Critical Inquiry, Partisan Review, The International Journal of Comparative Sociology, and Public Culture, the Bulletin of the Center for Transnational Cultural Studies, the University Museum, the University of […]

Tirza Latimer

Tirza True Latimer is Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies, California College of the Arts, San Francisco. Her published work reflects on modern and contemporary visual culture from queer feminist perspectives. She is co-editor, with Whitney Chadwick, of the anthology The Modern Woman Revisited: Paris between the Wars […]

Lynne van Rhijn

As Curator Modern and Contemporary Art at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History Lynne van Rhijn works on documentation of Dutch art since the 1960s in its international context. The RKD is the central resource for the study of Dutch and Flemish art. As an outward-looking academic documentation and knowledge institute, it works […]

Suzan Woodruff

Suzan Woodruff was born in Phoenix, AZ. From an early age, she began exploring the southwestern desert first on foot then on motorcycle, immersing herself in infinite spaces and spectacular natural vistas that would later become essential to her art. She was raised by her gold-prospector grandparents who taught her how to “read” rocks and by her […]

Robert C. Morgan

Robert C. Morgan holds a Master of Fine Arts degree and a Ph.D. in Art History. He has lectured widely, written literally hundreds of critical essays, and curated numerous exhibitions. In 1999, he was awarded the first Arcale prize in International Art Criticism in Salamanca, and in 2011 was inducted into the European Academy of […]

Matthias Schott

My first experience that awakened my enthusiasm for acting and theatre was at 11. “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest“ came on television. A scene stiuck in my memory. Nurse Ratched forbids the patients to see the live broadcast of a basketball game. McMurphy/Jack Nicholson does not give in, he simply imagines the whole game before his eyes. Cheering at […]