The members of our advisory board represented theoretical and practical expertise from an outside point of view.
Tina Bepperling from Germany is a sculptural artist and curator, living and working between Tbilisi and Vienna. She was co-founder and coordinator of the International Student Exchange Program SOCRATES at the university of Fine Arts Vienna and presenter of numerous art radio programmes. Her artistic career led her to Paris, Cairo, New York, Tokyo and in recent years to Georgia where she founded the platform for cultural networking - pcn.
Boris Buden is a widely known writer and cultural critic from Zagreb, living and working in Berlin. Buden’s essays and articles cover topics of philosophy, politics, and cultural and art criticism. He is one of today's’ main theoreticians on post-communist situations and art and culture in this context.
Stefan Rusu, a visual artist and freelance curator, living and working in Chisinau and Bucharest, focuses in his work on undergoing processes and changes occurred in the post-socialist societies after 1989. Rusu was trained as visual artist and later extended his practice to curating, managing and fundraising projects, editing TV programs, producing experimental films, TV reports and documentaries.
Joanna Warsza, artist, curator and director of Laura Palmer Foundation in Poland, has been operating the foundation mostly in the public space, especially in one particular location in the city center of Warsaw – the ruined 10th-Anniversary Stadium, a former communist sports venue for 100,000 spectators. Her projects attract large numbers of audiences though participatory processes and professional media work. She is amongst others associated curator for next Berlin Biennial.