Gabriela Galati is a researcher, art historian, and translator based in Berlin and Milan. She has worked as an editor and translator for a number of artist studios and exhibition projects and is currently Assistant Editor of Annotations 2011, published by ISEA & Leonardo Electronic Almanac-MIT. Galati’s international experience as a curator includes exhibitions at White Box, New York; Sue Scott Gallery, New York; Cuchifritos Gallery, New York; Galleria FacSimile, Milan; Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Rosario; and Fundacion de Arte Contemporaneo, Montevideo. Science and Technology Research Grant Program (UBACyT). She recently presented and published scholarly research papers at TATE Gallery Liverpool-FACT Postgraduate Research Forum; Always Already New Symposium- Planetary Collegium M-Node-Noema, NABA, Milan; at ISEA Istanbul 2011; and Rewire-FACT Liverpool. In the summer of 2010 she participated in the Gwangju International Curator Course in South Korea. She is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Plymouth, Planetary Collegium, UK.
Jesi Khadivi is an independent curator and critic based in San Francisco. She has contributed essays and exhibition reviews to Modern Painters, Kaleidoscope, Harpers Bazaar Art, Esse, and ArtReview.com. In 2011, she guest edited the travel issue of SOMA Magazine, commissioning features and capsule reviews on contemporary art, fashion, and architecture in Berlin. Her recent copyediting and translating clients include MIT, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Design Hotels TM, and Astronaut Magazine. She received a BA in Arts in Context from Eugene Lang College and was selected to participate in the 2010 Gwangju Biennale International Curator Course in Gwangju, South Korea. She is currently an MA candidate in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts.
Kathleen Reinhardt is a scholar and critic based in California and Berlin. She studied American Studies, Cultural Theory, African American Studies, and Museum Management at the Universität Bayreuth, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and UCLA. After holding positions at the Goethe-Institute, Palermo; German Films, Rome and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, she worked for documenta 12 and ran an artist’s studio in Berlin, working on multiple large-scale exhibition projects and publications. In 2010 she was invited to participate in the International Curator Course of the Gwangju Biennale in South Korea. She is currently a Fulbright scholar and PhD candidate at the Freie Universität Berlin, writing her thesis on socially engaged art and performance in the realm of post-blackness
Xiaoyu Weng is a curator and writer based in San Francisco. She has organized exhibitions and events for venues such as the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Asian Art Museum, Kadist Art Foundation, Queens Nails Project and the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai. She is the winner of the Artforum Critical Writing Award in 2011. In 2010 she was invited to participate in the International Curator Course of the Gwangju Biennale in South Korea. Her writing appears regularly on Artforum online, Leap, Contemporary Art and Investment, and Art World Journal. Weng also directs the Asian Contemporary Arts Consortium in San Francisco and the Asia Program for the Kadist Art Foundation.