Ami Barak is an independent curator and art critic based in Paris. Among recent projects: Art of the world (the Expo) the City of Forking Paths, World Expo Shanghai 2010, Performing History – the Romanian Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2011. Foreigners Everywhere (works from the Pomeranz Collection) Jewish Museum Vienna, Austria in 2012, I am also… Douglas Gordon, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, in 2013, Off to a flying start, Nuit blanche Toronto, 2013, Stuttering – Melik Ohanian Crac Sete 2014, Taryn Simon, Rear Views, a Star-forming Nebula, and the Office of Foreign Propaganda, Jeu de Paume Paris 2015, Tim Parchikov – Features of intuition, Mmoma, Moscow 2015, Le Salon de Montrouge 61st & 62nd editions 2016, 2017, Juliao Sarmento – The Real Thing, Fondation Gulbenkian Paris, Peter Kogler – Next, ING Art Center Bruxelles. He is curator of the 15th edition of the Biennial of contemporary image, MPM Montreal, 2017. Between 2002-2005, he was President at the IKT.
Diana Marincu is a curator and art critic. She graduated from The Art and Design Faculty in Timișoara and she holds a Master in The History and Theory of Art at The National University of Arts in Bucharest. She is a Ph. D. student at the same university, conducting a research on curatorial discourses on identity and periphery.Starting with 2013, she collaborates with Plan B Foundation in Cluj and The Paintbrush Factory. She is the initatior of the curatorial program and art space Domino.. Her most recent exhibitions include: Narrating images / Imagining stories, group exhibition, Domino (2017); M (Teodor Graur and Cristian Rusu), Plan B Cluj (2016); The White Dot and The Black Cube curatorial project (together with Anca Verona Mihulet), The National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest (2015-2017); Inventing truth. On Fiction and Reality, one of the two projects representing Romania at the 56th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the New Gallery of the Romanian Institute for Culture and Humanistic Research from Venice (2015).