IRIT ROGOFF Irit is a theorist, curator and organizer who writes at the intersections of the critical, the political and contemporary arts practices. Rogoff is Professor of Visual Culture at Goldsmiths, University of London, a department she founded in 2002. Her work across a series of new 'think tank' PH.D programs at Goldsmiths (Research Architecture, Curatorial/Knowledge) is focusing on the possibility of exchanging knowledges across professional practices, self-generated forums, academic institutions and individual enthusiasms.
JANNA GRAHAM Janna is a writer, organiser, educator and curator. She has developed education and curatorial initiatives at institutions including the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), Project Art Centre (Dublin), Vanabbemuseum (Eindhoven) and Plymouth Arts Centre (UK). Janna is currently Projects Curator at Serpentine Gallery where she and colleagues have initiated The Centre for Possible Studies, an off-site popular research centre and artist residency programme where artists, thinkers and local people develop 'possible studies' in relation to the Edgware Road neighbourhood of London.
MARIA LIND Maria is Director of the Tensta Konsthall and an independent curator and writer interested in exploring the formats and methodologies connected with the contemporary art institution. She was the director of the graduate program at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College from 2008–10. Before that, she was director of lASPIS in Stockholm (2005–07) and Director of the Munich Kunstverein (2002–04). Previous to that she was curator at Moderna Museet in Stockholm (from 1997–2001) and in 1998 was co-curator of Manifesta 2, Europe’s nomadic biennial of contemporary art.
ROBERT BLACKSON Rob is the Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. Previously he was Curator of Public Programs at Nottingham Contemporary, Curator of BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art, Newcastle/Gateshead, and curator at the University of Sunderland’s Reg Vardy Gallery. Blackson has contributed to a variety of catalogues and publications, including Art Journal, Cabinet, and Labyrint, and he has lectured internationally on issues related to contemporary art practice. He is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.
TERESA GLEADOWE Teresa is a curator, writer and editor. She worked as an Exhibition Officer and then as Assistant Director of the Visual Arts Department of the British Council from 1977 to 1989 before being appointed Head of Information at the Tate Gallery in 1989. In 1992 she developed the first UK-based MA in curating, jointly initiated by the Royal College of Art and the Arts Council. She directed this program for fourteen years until the summer of 2006, when she left to work freelance. She has been Research Consultant and Series Editor for the Exhibition Histories book series published by Afterall. She has taught on curatorial programs at California College of the Arts, San Francisco; de Appel, Amsterdam; the MA Curating at Chelsea College of Art and Design; and on the Curatorial Intensive run by Independent Curators International in New York.
CALUM STORRIE Calum graduated in architecture from Dundee University in 1980. He worked with various London-based practices specialising in museum and exhibition design before joining the British Museum Design Office in 1990. In 1998 he set up in private practice to work on museum and cultural projects. Calum has written extensively on museums and has taught at Kingston University, London Metropolitan University, the University of the Arts London, the University of Winchester, and for the British Council in India.