After completing a Master in Art History at University of Rennes 2 (Master "Métiers et Arts de l'Exposition", Rennes, France), Florence Cheval is now PhD student at Louvain-la-Neuve University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Alexander Streitberger with the following research project : "Event, evidence and witness : the trial in contemporary art". She works as a freelance art critic (AICA member) and as a curator at L’Iselp (Brussels).
Pierre Bouchat is a PhD student in Art History under the supervision of Pr. Alexander Streitberger at UCL Louvain. His doctoral thesis will focus on Italian Radical design and Postmodernism design. In this context, photography will be considered as a new material medium for furniture (G. Pesce) but also as a new media for design concepts (Super Studio, E. Sottsass, etc.). He teaches history of furniture and design at IEPSCF Rixensart.
Adriaan Gonnissen is teaching and research assistant modern and contemporary art at KULeuven. He studied both history and art history, focusing his research on avant-garde art in Belgium and Europe. He is closely affiliated with Mu.ZEE, Ostend, art museum for Belgian art. In 2014 he curated the two-part retrospective exhibition 'Cinema Joostens', accompanied by an extensive catalogue in two parts. In the following years he will curate other exhibitions on Belgian modern art and artists.
Nicola Setari is a curator, writer and editor. His fields of research are contemporary art, visual culture and media studies, with a focus on iconoclasm in contemporary culture. His practice spans from magazine and book publication to exhibition making and teaching. He holds a PhD in the History of Architecture and Art Sciences (IUAV University Venice) and was an Agent of dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel. He also taught Visual Anthropology at the New Academy for Fine Arts (NABA) in Milan.
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Diekmann teaches media studies and image theory at Hildesheim University in Germany. Her ongoing research interest are the intermedia relations of images (both photographic and filmic) and the representation of media in fiction and non-fiction film. Her current work focuses on documentary film, with a particular interest in interview situations and the uses of footage. Recent publications include: "Backstage" (Berlin: Kadmos 2013), "Six Feet Under" (Berlin: diaphanes 2014) and "Die andere Szene" (ed., Berlin: Theater der Zeit 2014).