Mélanie Bouteloup is a co-founder and former director of Bétonsalon – Centre for art and research and Villa Vassilieff. Over the last fifteen years, she has curated numerous projects in various forms that anchor research in society on process-based, collaborative and discursive levels, following different time spans, in cooperation with various local, national and international organizations. In 2012, Mélanie Bouteloup was associate curator with artistic director Okwui Enwezor of the Paris Triennale - an event organised on the initiative of the Ministry of Culture and Communication/DGCA, the Centre National des Arts Plastiques and the Palais de Tokyo. In 2014, Mélanie Bouteloup was conferred with the French honour Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters.
Stephanie Cristello is a contemporary art critic and curator living and working in Chicago, IL. She was previously the Senior Editor US for ArtSlant (2012–2018) and is the founding Editor-in-Chief of THE SEEN, Chicago’s International Journal of Contemporary & Modern Art. Her writing has been published in ArtReview, Elephant Magazine, Frieze Magazine, BOMB Magazine, OSMOS, Mousse Magazine, and Portable Gray published by the University of Chicago Press, in addition to numerous exhibition catalogues nationally and internationally. She graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013 with a Liberal Arts Thesis in the Visual Critical Studies Department. She is currently the Artistic Director at EXPO CHICAGO, and the Director / Curator at Chicago Manual Style. Her forthcoming books are Theodora Allen: Saturnine (Motto, 2021) and Barbara Kasten: Architecture and Film 2015–2020 (Skira, 2021).
KIM Sung woo
KIM Sung woo is an independent curator and writer, who is interested in ways of producing questions via contemporary curatorial methodologies, based on time and space. KIM directed the curatorial program and management of Amado Art Space, Seoul (2015-2019), and was appointed as an artistic director in the form of curatorial collective for the Gwangju Biennale in 2018. The exhibitions he has curated Glider (Gallery2, 2020), Anamorphose : depict but blurry, distant but vivid (WESS, 2020), MINUS HOURS (Wumin Art Center, 2019), Remembrance has a rear and front (publishing project, Hejuk Press, 2019), The 12th Gwangju Biennale: Imagined Borders (Asia Culture Center, 2018), Black Night, Video Night (d/p, 2018), sunday is monday, monday is Sunday (Space Willing n Dealing, 2018), Nobody’s Space (Amado Art Space, 2016), Platform. B (Amado Art Space, 2015) among others.