(Tel Aviv, Israel) is an independent curator and researcher based in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a Ph.D. and MA in hermeneutics and culture studies (Bar Ilan University), and a BA in Philosophy and Political Science (Tel Aviv University). Her practice is focused on curating, contextualizing, and producing new media and performance. Segal’s work deals with social positions and communal models in contemporary art.
(Bronx, NY) is a queer New York-based Puerto Rican artist. They earned their BFA in Photography and Video from the School of Visual Arts in 2016. Cortes currently works at SVA as the Exhibitions Coordinator for the BFA Photo and Video program and is frequently contracted by New York City artists for custom frame building/installation and book design/fabrication.
(Washington, DC) is a curator, writer, and artist. Her research interests include the realms of esthetics, spatiality, and language. She received a BA in Global Affairs with concentrations in International Development and The Environment from George Mason University where she developed an understanding of globalization and economic theories. Previously, she interned at the International Studio and Curatorial Program. She is published in the ISCP Journal, Whitehot Magazine, and the What Could/Should Curating Do program
(Saint Paul, MN) was born in Malmö, Sweden and raised in Minnesota. They received their BA in art history with a minor in studio art from Gustavus Adolphus College. While an undergrad, Gasterland-Gustafsson was selected as an SCA scholar to conduct research in Sweden and has done curatorial work with the Minneapolis Institute of Art. They have also worked as an assistant with SooVAC and Second Shift Studio Space. Their curatorial research focuses on empathy and the relational form. Their hope is to found their own space devoted to installation, performance, and participatory art.
(Dnipro, Ukraine) is an art professional and curator currently based in New York City. She received her BA in graphic and media design with First Class Honours from the University of the Arts, London, and a post-baccalaureate in studio art from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her curatorial and academic practices explore questions surrounding cultural hegemony, national identity, and globalization in the context of post-Socialist states, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe. She is invested in educational programming as a means to address the potential impact of cultural institutions on the geopolitical, social, and economic climate.
(McAllen, Texas) received her BA in Liberal Studies with concentrations in art and philosophy from St. Edward’s University. With an initial interest in architecture, she conducted academic research on brutalist buildings of the 1960s and contemporary religious structures. She interned at the studio of Neo-Pop artist Peter Tunney and studied museums, galleries, and curating at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London. She has co-curated exhibitions within her local arts community of South Texas and aspires to work with spatially and socially engaged artists.
(Nanjing, China) is a curator based in New York. Yuan received her BA degree in art history, anthropology and an East-Asian Studies certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison before joining the MA Curatorial Practice program. She had internships in the curatorial department of Nanjing Museum and the ancient book conservation department of Nanjing Library. She is interested in both contemporary art and ancient art crafts. Shi is particularly interested in the intersection of modern societies and their cultural, racial, and national histories.
(Zhejiang, China) is a curator and designer. After receiving his B.A. in architecture from Zhejiang University in 2017, he began curating in Shanghai. He finished an M.S. program in multimedia entertainment and technology at HK Polytechnic University in 2020, focusing on design psychology.
(Beijing, China) is a writer/translator, curator, and artist currently based in New York City. Wu received his BA in art history and visual art from Columbia College, Columbia University in 2018. Previously, he interned at the Cai Studio and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. In 2019, he worked as the curator’s assistant at the 5th Ural Biennial in Russia. He is currently invested in topics such as hauntology, posthumanism, futurism, and sci-fi.