Lorenzo Balbi is Assistant Curator at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin. After his graduation in Cultural Heritage at Ca' Foscari in Venice, he specializes in Contemporary Art at the University of Turin. He collaborates with Il Giornale dell'Arte and Il Giornale dell'Architettura and he was the Artistic Director of Verso Artecontemporanea Gallery, Turin, a space focused on the research of emerging Asian artists. Since 2007 at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, he has been dealing with the organisation and development of exhibition projects and of the exhibitions of the Foundation Collection abroad. He is the coordinator of CAMPO, the young Italian curators program.
Gerald Straub is an applied cultural theorist/ artist/ curator/ cultural producer. His work interconnects spatial settings and site-specific behaviours – examining how certain real or staged situations relate to one another under various socio-political conditions. Performative interventions as artistic pratctice are applied in order to explore in/formal knowledge productions. Lives and works again in Vienna