African Art History and the Formation of a Modern Aesthetic
In Opinions, we invite authors to contribute a series of shorter texts responding to current political and cultural debates.
Clémence Seurat works at la Gaîté lyrique in Paris where she runs the publishing projects. During the COP21, she co-curates a series of meetings and events related to arts and ecology.
Gigi Argyropoulou is a researcher, artist, curator and theorist working in the fields of performance and cultural practice based in Athens and London.
Vivian Ziherl is an Associate Curator at If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want to Be Part Of Your Revolution (Amsterdam) and Curatorial Fellow at the Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane) where she initiated the multi-platform research project Frontier Imaginaries.
Tamara Díaz Bringas (Cuba, 1973) is a curator and researcher. She was the scholarship holder of MACBA's Independent Study Program (PEI), Barcelona (2008–2009) and holds a B.A. in Art History from the Universidad de La Habana (1996).
Born in Raqqa, Syria, 1961. A political prisoner between 1980 and 1996 for being a member in a leftist party opposing the tyrannical regime of Hafez Assad.
Kaja Kraner, Tjaša Pogačar, Izidor Barši and Andrej Škufca are all actively involved in the project Neteorit, where they co-organize reading seminars, talks and lectures on philosophy and theory of contemporary art.
Francisco Godoy Vega is a Chilean researcher, writer and curator based in Madrid. PhD candidate of the Department of Art History and Theory at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and research fellow at the Exhibition department of the Museo Reina Sofía.
Nazım Hikmet Richard Dikbaş was born in Leeds, England, in 1973. He graduated from the Department of Sociology at Istanbul University, and completed his MA in Continental Philosophy at the University of Warwick.
Cosmin Costinaş (b. 1982, Satu Mare, Romania) is the Executive Director/Curator of Para Site, Hong Kong (since September 2011). He has been part of the curatorial team for the Shanghai Biennial (with Anselm Franke - chief curator, Hila Peleg, Zhu Ye, Liu Xiao and Freya Chou), Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China (November, 2014).