Daniel Baumann

is currently the curator and director of the Kunsthalle Zurich. Recipient of the Swiss Award for Best Curator (2006) and Special Advisor for Frieze (2009/10), In previous years he was the curator of Adolf Wölfli Foundation at the Kunstmuseum Bern and the Carnegie International in Pittsburgh (2013). Baumann was a contributing writer for Exhibition #1. Baumann is an art historian, curator and writer for Kunst-Bulletin, Parkett and Spike Art Quarterly.

 

Cristina Bechtler

is a collector and publisher of Ink Tree Editions, a publishing house, which specialises in art books, portfolios and special contemporary art editions. She is also editor of the “Art and Architecture in Discussion” series, which is published by Birkhäuser. A committed human rights activist, she is a founding member of the Zurich section of Human Rights Watch, a human rights organisation which is active throughout the world.

 

Bice Curiger

is a Swiss art historian, curator, critic and co-founder of Parkett. In 2011 she became the first woman to curate alone the Venice Biennale. She is currently the Artistic Director of the Fondation Vincent Van Gogh Arles. She was for 20 years a curator at the Kunsthaus Zürich and has published numerous texts and books on artists such as Meret Oppenheim, Sigmar Polke, Katharina Fritsch, Pipilotti Rist, Peter Fischli and David Weiss.

 

Hans Ulrich Obrist

is Artistic Director of the Serpentine Galleries, London. Prior to this, he was the Curator of the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville, Paris. Since his first show “World Soup” (The Kitchen Show) in 1991 he has curated more than 250 shows. Obrist’s recent publications include Do It: "The Compendium", "Think Like Clouds", "Ai Weiwei Speaks", "Ways of Curating" and new volumes of his "Conversation Series".

 

Philip Ursprung

is Dean of the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich. He is the principal investigator of the project “Tourism and Cultural Heritage: A Study on Franz Junghuhn” at Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore-ETH-Centre, Singapore. In 2013 he was awarded the Golden Owl for excellence in teaching by the student association of ETH Zurich. In 2017 he was awarded the Prix Meret Oppenheim by the Swiss Federal Office of Culture.