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Fanny Gonella works as the artistic director of the Künstlerhaus Bremen since 2014. There she organized solo exhibitions with Henning Fehr and Philipp Rühr, Lina Hermsdorf, Margaret Honda, Marie Angeletti, Sidsel Meineche Hansen, Armando Andrade Tudela, Nadira Husain and Tomaso De Luca, but also group exhibitions revolving around the extension of public space in the digital realm, female role ascriptions and spaces of action, and self-representation and economies of desire from a work by Lynda Benglis, among others. She worked previously as a curator at the Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, where she organized exhibitions by Claire Hooper, Timur Si-Qin, Anna Virnich, Ed Atkins and Luca Frei. In 2013, she was awarded the "Independant Curators International New York“ research grant from the Institut Français in cooperation with ICI. After her studies of art history at the Ecole du Louvre and at the Sorbonne Paris I, she worked at the Hamburger Kunsthalle in the realm of a French-German exchange program. In Berlin she worked for the gallery neugerriemschneider and co-founded the project space Korridor. She was part of the curatorial programm *Kurator in Rapperswil, Switzerland and curated exhibitions in Vienna, Copenhagen, Paris and Tel Aviv. Photo credits: Céline Gaille

João Laia is curator and writer with a background in social sciences, film theory and contemporary art. Recent exhibitions include Transmissions from the Etherspace (2017) at La Casa Encendida, Madrid, H Y P E R C O N N E C T E D (2016) at MMOMA - Moscow Museum of Modern Art, V International Biennial of Young Art and Hybridize or Disappear (2015) at MNAC - National Museum of Contemporary Art in Lisbon and Paços do Concelho in Porto. In 2014 he was in the curatorial residency of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin and in Barcelona co-founded the project space The Green Parrot. Other selected projects held at Videoex, Zürich, Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Videobrasil / SESC in São Paulo and DRAF - David Roberts Art Foundation, Delfina Foundation, South London Gallery and Whitechapel Gallery, in London. He is a regular contributor of Mousse magazine and has written for frieze, Spike Art Quarterly and Flash Art, among others. Photo credits: Mike Ghost

Caterina Riva is a curator and writer. She studied in Italy and in London, where she founded with Francesco Pedraglio and Pieternel Vermoortel the project space FormContent in 2007. With FormContent she organised exhibitions, performances and publications, working closely with artists. Between 2011 and 2014 she moved to Auckland, New Zealand to direct Artspace NZ, where she implemented a new artistic and curatorial programme, responsive to the local context and inviting artists from overseas. In 2016, while curator in residence at La Galerie CAC, Noisy-le-Sec/Paris she presented the group show “Les Limbes” and managed the programme of RIVIERA bookshop, hosted at the Istituto Svizzero in Milan. Photo credits: Janet Lilo