The Others’ Curatorial Board 2018
Independent curator, founder of Fluent,
Independent curator, founder of Ephemeral Dinner, Berlin (DE) and Moscow (RU)
Yulia Belousova is a Moscow-born, Berlin based writer and art manager. In 2012 she founded the non-profit exhibition series Ephemeral Dinner and the Art Residency in South of France, Ephemeral Residency. Belousova’s curatorial production focuses on the ethic of social engagement, inviting viewers to inhabit and activate her work. Curated shows and artistic projects across Europe and Russia include special projects for Studio Drift, Amsterdam, Daniel Spoerri, Vienna, Gregor Hildebrandt, Berlin, Bosco Sodi, Mexico, Marco Brambilla, Berlin, Schinkel Pavilion, Volker Diehl Gallery and Arts and Culture projects for Soho House Berlin. She is also a regular contributor for Buro247, TheArtNewspaper, Harper’s Bazaar Art Russia. She is curating and lecturing with a new approach on topics of relational aesthetics by engaging young artist with mentors, recently at Cosmoscow Artfair in Educational Programm, at Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin.
Independent curator, cofounder of Curate It Yourself, Paris (FR)
Pietro Della Giustina is an independent curator, cofounder of curatorial collective Curate It Yourself, visiting professor at École nationale supérieure d’arts de Paris-Cergy (ENSAPC) and lecturer at École d’Art et Culture – EAC in Paris.
Independent curator, founder of SixtyEight Art Institute, Copenhagen (DK)
Iben Bach Elmstrøm is an independent curator, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. She holds an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths University (2014). Elmstrøm is working with a range of contemporary art and curatorial projects concerned with the interplay between aesthetic dimensions, conceptual potentials and political imaginaries and questioning. Iben Bach Elmstrøm is also the director of SixtyEight Art Institute, an artistic and curatorial research organization looking to uncover, develop and further new exchanges between artists and curators. Recently she curated the exhibition ‘The emperor is Naked’ at Waiting Room in Minneapolis (2017) and ‘Exchanging Money for Workspace’ at SixtyEight Art Institute in Copenhagen (2017) and Ars Memoria, a large exhibition showing works by Danish artists Helene Nymann at ‘The Round Tower’ in Copenhagen – a historic star observatory from 1642. Iben Bach Elmstrom is currently working on creating an exhibition in the Renaissance garden surrounding Egeskov Castle for this year Heartland Festival, including the artists Kirsten Astrup, Ditte Gantriis, Marie Thams and Lea Guldditte Hestelund.
Project room and artist residency founded in 2014 by Matthias Dornfeld, Filip Van Dingenen, Dominic Wood and Tim Wouters, Brussels (BE)
Independent curator, Torino (IT)
Bruno Barsanti is an independent curator and producer based in Torino. He holds a degree in Arts Management from Università Bocconi, Milan and he took part in the first edition of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo’s Curatorial Programme CAMPO (2012-2013). Over the years he has worked with galleries and institutions in Italy and France. In 2013 he co-curated the group show NOISE, included in the Collateral Events to the 55th Venice Biennale, and since 2010 he has conceived a number of exhibitions and projects in unconventional spaces, such as the warehouse of an art carrier (Handle with care, Torino, 2010), a fishermen’s harbor (amarelarte, Bari, 2011), an abandoned historical building (ULAZ, Torino, 2012), a residential building being renovated (Distiller, Milan, 2017). Since 2015 he has collaborated with Galleria Franco Noero on the realization of a number of exhibitions and publications by artists such as Simon Starling, Mike Nelson, Henrik Olesen, Darren Bader, among others. In 2016 he became Coordinator of the Curatorial Board of The Others Art Fair.