Going Public '08 Artists

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freelance writer, explores contemporary art and postcoloniality. Former collaborator for Artforum (New York), she is editor of the anthologies Global Visions, Reverberations: Tactics of Resistance, Forms of Agency and, with Gerardo Mosquera, Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture. She contributed to the catalogues of Documenta XI (2002) and Sharjah International Biennial (2005) and is author of monographs about: Francis Alÿs, Sonia Boyce, James Coleman, Willie Doherty, Jimmie Durham, Edgar Heap of Birds and Black Audio Film Collective.

art historian and independent curator since 2000, organises exhibitions of Italian and international artists. From 1998 to 2000 she worked as a curator at Palazzo delle Papesse Contemporary Art Centre in Siena, whereas her recent projects include: Fuori Contesto (as part of Manifesta 7); Incursioni (series of meetings about art and photography, Florence); Casalpusterlengo (solo show of Marcello Maloberti, Pelago); Zone di frontiera urbana (Florence); Relazionarti (symposium of public art, Rome).

adopts conceptual processes of reflection as starting point of his work. Besides operating as sculptor and photographer, he makes installations and interventions in the public space, considering the architectural project as one of the most complex and productive constructions of the modern tradition. He is co-editor of the art magazine Roulotte and has taken part in several exhibitions in Argentina, Brasil, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Spain and USA.

is Programme Director for Liverpool Biennial, for which he was also Deputy Chief Executive from 2001 to 2007. He was co-curator of the exhibition project Site for Liverpool John Moores School of Art and Design, where he contributes to its graduate courses in fine art and cultural leadership. Between 1992 and 1999 he organised the public programme of the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (Netherlands), while in 2004 he co-curated the Liverpool/Manchester section of Shrinking Cities in Berlin.

is Exhibitions Curator at A Foundation, Liverpool. Recent projects include realising large-scale commissions such as Brian Griffiths’s The Only Living or (Your Lonely Saucer Eyes) and Goshka Macuga’s Sleep of Ulro. She edited the accompanying book which documented the research and construction of Macuga’s Sleep of Ulro. She is Alchemy Curator at The Manchester Museum (University of Manchester).

lives and works between Paris and Tangier. She studied History and Political Sciences at Sorbonne University in Paris and Photography at International Center of Photography in New York. Her work has been widely exhibited in solo and group shows across Europe and USA, amongst which: Next Art Fair (Chicago), 2008; Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), 2008; Kitchen Art Gallery (New York), 2006; Museum of Modern Art (New York), 2005; Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art (Rotterdam), 2004; Galerie Polaris (Paris), 2003. She is founder and director of the Cinémathèque de Tanger, based in Morocco.

lives and works in Matarò and is a member of the Board of Directors of Can Xalant, Centre de Creació i Pensament Contemporani de Mataró. He is co-editor of the art magazine Roulotte. Making use of different formal means and technical narratives he reflects upon the concept of space and the ideas of territory, housing, economy and policy related to it. He has had solo and group exhibitions, including: Awaiting (Valencia), 2008; No Place-Like Home: Perspectives on Migration in Europe (Brussels), 2008; Encuentro Entre Dos Mares.

architect and writer, has lectured at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, Istituto Universitario di Arti Visive (IUAV) in Venice and Architectural Association (AA) in London. He was co-curator of the Greek Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennial in 2004 and is co-founder of Built Event, spatial practices for architecture, art, curating and urbanism. His Amphitheater House is a candidate for 2009 Mies Van der Rohe Prize.

lives and works in Berlin. She attended the Cooper Union School of Art in New York and was awarded a DAAD scholarship (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdients/German Academic Exchange Service) in 2000. She has had shows across Europe and North America and has recently exhibited at: Manifesta 7 (Trentino – Alto Adige), 2008; Greenwashing (Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin), 2008; Port City.

group founded in 2004 by Paololuca Barbieri e Alberto Caffarelli and now also involving Matteo Erenbourg, Andrea Masu and Giacomo Porfiri. The collective works on a multidisciplinary basis, mingling art with politics and conferring a social and alternative function to the new electronic media. They have participated in solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad, amongst which: Manifesta 7 (Trentino – Alto Adige), 2008; Venice Biennial, 2007; Remote Control (MoCA, Shanghai), 2007; Mediterraneo (Chelsea Art Museum, New York), 2006; Frisbee (Miami Art Basel, Miami), 2005.

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