Cristina Moreno García (Zaragoza, 1985)
Visual artist and cultural manager, focused in collaborative and interdisciplinary projects and driven by artistic research on alternative healing practices.
With a BA in Fine Arts at Castilla La Mancha University in Spain (2011) and former student at Akademie der Künste in Nürnberg of video artist Heike Baranowsky (2009-2012).
After working as management, PR and public program assistant on international cultural projects and exhibitions (Auf AEG Nürnberg and Halle 14 e.V. in Leipzig), she took part in the postgraduate program for female artists: Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt in Berlin (2013).
In 2014, he co-founded the Vesselroom Project exhibition space at Kottbusser Tor; a meeting point for collaborative and contextual artistic practices, working in cooperation with other spaces, galleries and institutions such as the Spanish Embassy in Berlin (2014-2016) and participating in festivals such as the Project Space Festival in Berlin and art fairs such as Kölner Liste and Istambul Contemporary (2015).
During the management years of the Vesselroom Project, she worked around three pillars: video art screenings, fanzine production and the accompaniment and production of artistic projects from the exhibition space.
From 2016 to 2019, she gained new experience working for Berlin galleries (Tanya Leighton, Supportico Lopez and Persons Projects) in the positions of registrar and gallery administrative.
Currently, she works as artist assistant for Veronika Kellndorfer, Thomas Schulz, Heike Baranowsky and Jeongmoon Choi in Berlin.
Paz Ponce Pérez-Bustamante (Cádiz, 1985)
Paz Ponce (Cádiz, 1985, Spain) is an independent culture producer, writer & researcher of collective artistic creation, actively involved in culture exchange networks between Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. With a background in art history (Universidad Complutense, Madrid / Freie Universität, Berlin).
She specializes in the creation of participatory dramaturgies for archival and research exhibition projects, art in residency programs, learning platforms, professional networks and contextual art projects, collaborating with: NON Gallery, Galerie Wedding, Agora Collective e.V., ZK/U, 48 Neukölln, Club Real — in Berlin; Casa Tomada (São Paulo, BR), B-Tours Festival (Tel Aviv, IR), Cinema Lumbardhi (Prizren, KV), Laboratorio Artístico de San Agustín (LASA) & Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam (Havana, CU), Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay (Singapore, SG), Academy of the Arts (Szczecin, PL).
She has a wide experience in the management of collective art organizations: as co-founder of Calipsofacto Projects (2008, Madrid), chief curator of berlinerpool arts network (2013/17), coordinator & Artistic co-director of AFFECT: Agora's program for collaborative arts (2014-2020), founder of ¡n[s]urgênc!as: Platform for socially conscious artistic practices & activist positions from Latin America (2018, Berlin), co-founder of neue Häute e.V – collective of artists & curators (2020, Berlin).
She lectures on curatorial research methods and communication of artistic practice at Node Center for Curatorial Studies in Berlin (s.2016), is an external consultant of the Erasmus + Program: “Curating in Context” (2019-2021), and between 2020-21 will be a research fellow of the Collective Research Practices Course (Royal Academy of Arts, Stockholm). She has published about contextual artistic practices in Cuba.
Daniela Labra (Santiago de Chile, 1974)
Independent art curator, critic and researcher with academic and institutional background, interested on projects with an emphasis on Brazilian visual arts, the global art system, art and society, as well as performative practices.
She holds a PhD in Art History and Critique at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and her thesis 'International Legitimization of Brazilian Art from 1940-2010' was awarded 2015 by the Gilberto Velho Prize for the best PhD Thesis in Arts and Humanities at the UFRJ.
She has lectured at Parque Lage Visual Arts School and at Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), as well as post-doc grantee at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Most recently, she has been lecturing on Art & Politics, and Curating Performance Art at Node Center for Curatorial Studies in Berlin.
She is currently associate curator of the platform Insurgencias.net, dedicated to critical practice and support for Latin American artists in Berlin and has written for the newspapers as O Globo and art specialized Brazilian magazines Select and Concinnitas.
Her recent curatorial projects include: 'Todos os Santos', Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo; 'Daniel Senise: Antes da Palavra', Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, 2019; 'Frestas Triennial 2017: Between Post-Truths and Events', São Paulo; 'Festival Performance Arte Brasil, MAM Rio, Rio de Janeiro 2011; 'Performance Presente Futuro' at Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro 2008-2010. She works between Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Berlin.