Marek Bartelik, President – USA (2014-2017)
Dr. Marek Bartelik is a Polish-born, New York-based art critic, art historian, and poet. He is the current President of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA; 2011 until 2017) and a former President of AICA USA (2007-2011). After initially training as a civil engineer at Columbia University, he switched subjects, ending up with a PhD in art history from the City University of New York.
Bartelik has taught modern and contemporary art at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Sciences and Art in New York since 1996, is a Visiting Professor at Yale University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was Graduate Critic-in-Residence at the Maryland International College of Art in Baltimore (2004-12).
As a freelance critic, Bartelik has reviewed exhibitions from all over the world for Artforum, as well as contributing to numerous journals, such as Art in America and the Brooklyn Rail and publications in Poland, Sweden, Taiwan, and elsewhere. His major publications include The Sculpture of Urslula von Rydingsvard (New York, 1996, with Dore Ashton and Matti Megged), Early Polish Modern Art (Manchester, UK, 2005), and Mark Rothko (Warsaw), in addition to volumes of poetry in Polish and English.
Bartelik has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally, at MoMA, New York, the Polish Academy of Science in Warsaw, the Henry Moore Foundation in Leeds, and museums and institutions as far afield as in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, The Netherlands, Ukraine, Taiwan, and Korea.
Marjorie Allthorpe Guyton, General Secretary – UK (2014-2017)
Writer and curator, Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton trained as an art historian at the University of East Anglia. After PhD research at the Courtauld Institute, she curated the exhibition and published A Happy Eye, a history of Norwich School of Art 1830-1982 and British art education.
In 1982/4 she was a selector for the Arts Council’s British Art Show with artists Jon Thompson and Sandy Moffat. She became an independent critic in 1982 and was UK Contributing Editor for Flash Art, a contributor to Art Forum and in 1992 she was appointed Editor of Artscribe International. She was a Turner Prize judge in 1994.
Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton was National Director of Visual Arts, Arts Council England 1993-2006 and a purchaser for the Arts Council Collection. In 2005 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Anglian Ruskin University for services to British Artists. She has been an external examiner for the City University, Goldsmiths’ College and the Slade, University of London. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Art and the Royal Institute of British Architects and a Trustee of the City and Guilds of London Art School and the Kenneth Armitage Foundation.
Her essays include the The Aesthetic of Promise , the Iraq pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2013, Critical Muslim 8.1; the monograph Ian McKeever, Lund Humphries 2009; exhibition catalogues Helen Chadwick, Serpentine Gallery 1994, Anish Kapoor, Venice Biennale 1990, Richard Deacon, Whitechapel 1989. She has made television and radio appearances , most recently for TRT Worldwide 2016 and was series author for British Sculpture, Polar Productions (Loyd Grossman) Channel 5 2003.
Mathilde Roman, Treasurer – France (2015-2018)
After studying philosophy, Mathilde Roman graduated Phd in Arts and Sciences of Art. Art critic, she’s member of AICA France and AICA International (she won the special prize of the jury Aica France in 2014). Her research focuses on the fields of moving image, of exhibition studies and of performance.
She is the author of two essays On stage. La dimension scénique de l’image vidéo (editions LEGAC PRESS, 2012, english version to be published by Intellect Books, UK, in 2016, preface by Mieke Bal) and Art vidéo et mise en scène de soi (L’Harmattan, 2008).
She teaches at the Pavillion Bosio, Academy of Fine Art and Scenography of Monaco, since 2006. She publishes in scientific journals, participates or regularly organizes symposiums, workshops, seminars. She is also involved in various journals such as Mouvement, zérodeux, artpress, www.lacritique.org and contributes to exhibition catalogues (Eppur si Mueve, Mudam, Luxembourg, Portraits d’intérieur, on Laure Prouvost, NMNM, Monaco, Mehdi Meddaci, CPIF, Paris, Crossed Circuits, Centre Pompidou Meets MAM, São Paulo, Uraniborg, Laurent Grasso, Jeu de Paume, Milutin Gubash, MAC Canada, Video: An Art, a History, Centre Pompidou and Singapore Art Museum,…). She has conducted several curatorial projects in the form of video programming and collaborations (Eclat, Nice, Vienna Kunsthalle, RLBQ Marseille, galerie 3015 Paris).
Adriana Almada – Paraguay (2014-2017)
Adriana Almada is an art critic, writer, poet, editor and independent curator based in Asuncion, Paraguay. She has been member of curatorial teams for several biennals in Latin America and curated paraguayan art exhibitions in Europe and South America. She contributes to several art magazines. She currently runs TEKOHA projects, a cultural platform to develop publishing and curatorial projects. She has served as president of AICA Paraguay (2008-2012) 2014-2017). She currently is vicepresident of AICA International (2014-2017) and chairs the its Awards Commission.
Sophie Allgårdh – Sweden (2013-2016)
Sophie Allgårdh is a curator at the Thielska Galleriet in Stockholm and an art critic for the Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
She contributes to anthologies and has written several books on contemporary art, including “Passioner och bestyr: Svensk konst på 2000-talet” (Passions and Chores: Swedish Art in the 21st Century) and “Svensk konst NU: 85 konstnärer födda efter 1960” (Swedish art NOW: 85 Artists born after 1960) (co-author Estelle af Malmborg). In 2006–2010 she was editor-in-chief for Paletten, Sweden’s oldest art magazine. She is often asked to moderate and produce in art related events.
In 2007, she curated the retrospective “Öyvind Fahlström: Med världen som spelplan” (Öyvind Fahlström: The World as a Game) at Mjellby Konstmuseum, the most comprehensive exhibition of the artist in northern Europe in the last thirty years. In 2014, she founded “Kalkladan Konst Bungenäs” on Gotland, where she has since curated exhibitions every summer featuring Swedish contemporary art. Sophie Allgårdh is Vice President of International AICA and a member of the Awards Commission. In 2014, she received L’Ordre des Arts et Lettres for her contribution towards promoting Swedish-French cultural relations. Her interest in France was most recently expressed with an essay in a catalogue on French artist Béatrice Cussol’s exhibition “Rude Girls” at Spritmuseum in Stockholm in 2013.
Chauhsin Chen – Taiwan (2014-2017)
Chauhsin Chen is an art critic, curator, architect, and Professor. He has taught modern and contemporary art, theory and history, architecture and landscape architecture in USA, Taiwan, and China. He was the founder of AICA Taiwan, the President of AICA Taiwan (2000 – 2004, 2006 – 2010) for 8 years, and currently is the Vice President, AICA International (2002 – 2005, 2014 – 2017). After initially training as an architect and a civil engineer at National Taiwan University, he switched subjects to PhD program in EBS at Wisconsin-Milwakee, ending up with a PhD in School of The Arts and Architecture, UCLA. USA.
As a freelance critic and independent curator, Chen has reviewed exhibitions from the Asian Countries and the world for the Asian Art News, Asia-Pacific Sculpture News, and the local numerous journals, such as the Culture Express, the Artist, the Chinese Contemporary Art News, and the Artco, etc. Chen has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally. The major topics include Contemporary Art and Theories, Curator Practice and Theory, Art Critics, Public Art, the Cultural and Creative Industry, Knowledge-based Design Methods, and Semiotics. He is the Jury and committee member for the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy, President Award Taiwan in Arts and Culture.
Niilofur Farrukh – Pakistan (2013-2016)
Based in Karachi, Pakistan, Niilofur Farrukh is an art critic, curator, columnist Critical Space, Daily Dawn and Art Speak, Newsline Magazine and human rights activist. She writes regularly for national and international art magazines.
She is the founding Editor of NuktaArt, (www.nuktaartmag.com), Pakistan contemporary art magazine (2004-2014).
Currently she is the President of AICA, Pakistan and V President, AICA International.
Her critical writings focus on exploring art as a catalyst of societal change and she is presently researching the art history of Karachi and its un-documented role in the development of contemporary art in Pakistan.
In 1996 she authored ‘Pioneering Perspectives’ on influential Pakistani women artists.
To campaign against gender based violence she curated ‘No Honor in Killing, Making Visible Buried Truth’ which toured Pakistan (2008- 2010).
She has represented her country as Commissioner at the Asian Art Biennale (Dhaka), Tashkent Biennale and Khatmandu International Art Festival.
Niilofur is the co-founder of ASNA an organization that encourages a dialogue between traditional crafts and contemporary art and hosts the ASNA Clay Triennials (2000, 2003, 2006, 2012) in Karachi. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Karachi Biennale (2017).
She is regularly invited to present papers at international conferences and seminars.
Niilofur is a member of the Freedom of Expression Commission of AICA International and active in campaigns against censorship of art in her country.
Marja-Terttu Kivirinta – Finland (2015-2018)
Marja-Terttu Kivirinta is PhD, art critic, art historian and academic writer from Helsinki, Finland. She has made a career as the permanent staff writer of cultural section in the large daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat (1978–2008). After that Kivirinta has worked as a researcher (University of Helsinki 2009–2013). She has worked as a teacher and lecturer of Art History and Art Criticism (University of Theater, University of Helsinki, University of Art and Design, 1978–). Kivirinta has published academic articles and essays, as well as academic and popular books concerning the history of art and contemporary art. She has worked as a co-editor and in an editorial board, as well as a curator and co-curator in some exhibitions. She has had several positions of trust. Kivirinta is the member of AICA since 1981 and currently the member of the board (AICA Finland 2010–, AICA International 2011–.) She has worked in the AICA commission EMC since 2013.
Jesús-Pedro Lorente – Spain (2015-2018)
Professor of Art History at the University of Saragossa (Spain), where he graduated in 1986 after which he pursued his training with research grants at the Spanish Academy of Rome (1988), the Università Internazionale dell’Arte, Florence (1989/90), the École du Louvre, Paris (1990/91) and the University of Leicester University, UK (1991/96), where he submitted his PhD at the Department of Museum Studies (supervisor: Prof. Eilean Hooper-Greenhill) and was researchfellow at the Centre for Urban History Studies (supervisor: Prof. Peter Clark) thanks to a postdoctoral EU Grant.
Since 1996 he works at the University of Saragossa, where he is academic coordinator of the MA in Museum Education & Communication, and teaches topics related to Museology, 19th-century art, Spanish Contemporary Art, etc. He is the coordinator of the research team “Observatorio Aragonés de Arte en la Esfera Pública”, http://www.unizar.es/oaaep and leader of several research projects related to museums, public art and art criticism. He is also an art critic, member of AICA (International Associations of Art Critics), member of the board of AECA (Spanish Association of Art Critics) and secretary of AACA (Aragonese Association of Art Critics), being director of its quarterly journal: http//www.aacadigital.com
Among his most recent Publications figure the anthology Historia de la crítica del arte. Textos escogidos y comentados. Zaragoza, Prensas Universitarias de Zaragoza, 2005, and the book Los museos de arte contemporáneo: noción y desarrollo histórico, Gijón, Trea, 2008 (translated into French: Les musées d’art moderne et contemporain : une exploration conceptuelle et historique, París, l’Harmattan, 2009; also available in English: The Museums of Contemporary Art. Notion and Development, Farnham & Burlington, Ashgate Press, 2011).
David Mateo – Cuba (2014-2017)
Crítico de arte, curador y editor. Sus ensayos, reseñas y entrevistas sobre las artes plásticas cubanas aparecen con sistematicidad en catálogos y revistas especializadas. Obtuvo el Premio nacional de curaduría en el año 2001, y el Premio nacional de crítica de arte Guy Pérez Cisneros, en el año 2002. Es autor de los libros: Incursión en el grabado cubano (1949-1997), Palabras en acecho (selección de textos críticos), Arte cubano. Alegoría, género y mercado en los 90, y La pintura como expansión de la conciencia. Entrevista con Tomás Sánchez. Es coautor de los monográficos sobre los artistas Nelson Domínguez, Belkis Ayón, y Agustín Bejarano. Ha sido editor ejecutivo de las revistas cubanas de artes plásticas Loquevenga, Artecubano, y de la revista española de arte latinoamericano Arte por Excelencia. Integra el consejo editorial de la publicación cubana La gaceta de Cuba. Es fundador y director actual de la revista digital de artes visuales de América y el Caribe Artcrónica. Es presidente de la sección cubana de la AICA, y fue elegido vicepresidente internacional de esta Asociación.
Andrzej Szczerski – Poland (2013-2016)
Andrzej Szczerski (1971) assisant profesor in Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, 2005-2011 director of postgraduate curatorial studies there. Visiting lecturer at the Goethe University in Frankfurt (2003) and St Andrews University (2004). Author of over 120 publications in journals (including “Third Text”, “Art in Translation”, “Centropa”, “Ikonotheka”), exhibition catalogues (including „Der neue Staat. Zwischen Experiment und Repräsentation. Polnische Kunst 1918-1939”, Leopold Museum Vienna 2003, “The International Arts & Crafts” London V&A Museum 2005) and books. Recipient of numerous research grants abroad, including Oxford University (1994), Zentralinstitut fuer Kunstgeschichte in Munich (1998-9, 2006) and The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (2007). Author of “Patterns of Identity. The Reception of British Art in Central Europe Around 1900” (Kraków 2002) – awarded Felczak and Wereszycki Prize of the Polish Association of Historians (2002) and Szczęsny Dettloff Prize of Association of Art Historians (2003) , “Modernizations.
Art and Architecture in the new states of Central-Easter Europe 1918-1939” (Łódź 2010) – nominated for Jan Dlugosz Prize in 2011. Since 2013 he edits a book series “Modernism. Architecture of modernity in the II Republic of Poland” (with two volumes about Kraków and the Kraków voivodeship and Katowice and the Silesian voivodeship published). Curator of exhibition “Modernizations. The Future Perfect 1918-1939” at the Museum of Art in Łódź (2010) and “Union of Slovakia-Poland” in Kasárne/Kulturpark in Košice (2014), co-curator of exhibitions “On the Footsteps of Pre-Raphaelites. Polish Artists and British Art around 1900” Wilanow Palace in Warsaw (2006), “Symbolism in Poland and Britain” at the Tate Britain in London (2009) and “The Power of Fantasy. Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland” at the BOZAR Palais of Art in Brussels (2011). 2012-2013 advisor to Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw on national and regional collections of contemporary art. Since 2009 president of Polish Section of International Association of Art Critics AICA and since 2013 v-president of AICA International. Member of Historians of German and Central European Art & Architecture (USA) and Association of Art Historians (Poland).
Picture: ©Anna Szwaja
Elisa Rusca – Switzerland
Elisa Rusca is a Berlin-based art historian, writer and independent curator. She received her M.A in History of Art and Archeology from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and for five years was assistant curator at the Collections of the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne (www.elysee.ch ). AICA Member since 2011, she actively collaborates with George, a Lausanne-based magazine about art, feminism, racial and gender issues. From 2010 to 2012, she additionally was editor for ch-arts, an internet-based platform for contemporary art in Switzerland. In 2013, the Centre National de Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris asked her to present her research on the use of forensic material by contemporary artists for an international conference on the depiction of power and violence in media and visual art (“Police between fiction and non-fiction”, CNRS, Paris, March 28th-29th 2013). The same year, she was asked to collaborate with the event “Geração Pixelada” and wrote the exhibition text Micro-macro: fotografia, pixel e filosofia. for the third edition of Floripa Na Foto, an international festival for photography in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. With Broken Dimanche Press Berlin she edited and published the book Oblio (2014, ISBN: 978-3-943196-33-7). She is now collaborating with Nathalie Herschdorfer to the editing of the New Dictionary of Photography (Thames&Hudson, 2016). In Berlin, she curated As Everything Moves (Meinblau e.v, 5-9.12.2013), Oblivion (Zweigstelle Gallery, 9-25.05.2014), Flashback (SMAC, 1-30.09.2014), Future, Now. (SomoS Art House, 5-29.03.2015), Uncanny Valley (KreuzbergPavillion, 04-06.04.2015) and Mise en Abyme (StreetKabinett, 10.07-15.08.2015).
Chairs of Commissions
Danièle Perrier – Fellowship Funds Commission
Danièle Perrier studied art history, archaeology, philosophy and Romance languages and literature at the universities of Basle and Vienna. 1979 PhD. 1979 – 1982 research at the Austrian Academy of Science in Vienna. At the same time expert for sculpture at the auction house Gallery Koller, Zurich; later at the insurance company Nordstern, Vienna. 1986 – 1989 chief assistant to the manager at Gallery Krinzinger, Vienna. 1989 – 1990 curator at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Fribourg where she realized her first major exhibition “Vienna at the search of Eden”. 1991 – 1996 founding director of the Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz dedicated to French Art after 1945. Here she rouse around 20 exhibitions, under the most important was “Klangskulpturen – Augenmusik”. 1996 – 1999 visiting lecturer of modern and contemporary art at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz. Since 1999 art consultant at the Institute for Media-Communication (IMK) of the GMD, now Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Sankt Augustin. From August 1999 – June 2012 director of the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral, Bad Ems where she was responsible for the program and realization of all activities regarding the institution and the scholarship holders. Introduction of a visiting scholarship for media art. From 2001 – 2004 she was co-ordinator for Germany of the Pépinières Européennes pour jeunes artistes. She is an active member of AICA Germany since 2008 and vice-president since 2013. Since 2014 Chair of the Fellowship Fund Comission, AICA international. She is actually free lance curator, author and art advisor. She publishes regularly in Critica ZPK-net.
Her main research interest: French art, kinetic art and its interface to design and architecture; sound and sculpture, time and space; art and techniques; art and media art.
Publications (selection): Atelier de France, exhibition catalogue for the opening of the Ludwig Museum, Koblenz (1992) and Atelier de la rue 1993; Klangskulpturen – Augenmusik, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz (1996); Kinetic Art (1998 u. 1999); Medienkunst fördern: Wie? Danièle Perrier im Internetdialog mit Christiane Büchner/Bob O’Cane, Gabriela Golder, Wiebke Grösch/Frank Metzger, Wolf Helzle, Yunchul Kim, Achim Lengerer, Florian Thalhofer, in: Fleischmann, Monika und Reinhard, Ulrike, Digitale Transformationen, Whois Verlags- und Vertriebsgesellschaft; since 2001 co-editor and since 2005 editor of the annuals of the Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral and author of numerous essays on the resident artists. Hermann Nitsch/ORLAN/Anke Röhrscheid Physis der Seele – Inszenierte Rituale, Die Relativität des Zeitruames in der Kunst nach 1950, in: Critica ZPK-net, p. 53 ff
Carlos Acero Ruiz – Congress
Dominican visual artist, art critic, curator and university professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra de Santo Domingo. Studied Fine Arts and Social and Economic Sciences at the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Master’s Degree Arte Actual: Análisis y Gestión at Universitat de Barcelona, Spain.
Current President of Asociación Dominicana de Críticos de Arte (2012-2015) (ADCA/AICA Dominican Republic) 2012-2015, Former Vicepresident of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) 2011-2014 . Artistic Director and Curator on the International Photography Festival PHOTOIMAGEN, Director of Centro de la Imagen and member of the Organizing Committee for the National Biennial of Visual Arts of Santo Domingo. He is the co-author of the book “Arte contemporáneo dominicano”, edited in Spain by Casa de América and Turner, also co-author of “Arte Dominicano Joven: márgenes, interacciones y nuevos territorios” edited by AES Foundation. Recipient of AICA prize for outstanding curatorial work in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 in Dominican Republic.
Christian Chambert – Sub-Commission for Statutes and Regulations
Christian Chambert is an art critic and art historian (Uppsala University). He is a member of The Swedish Writers’ Union.
President of AICA Sweden 1978–2013. During his tenure membership more than tripled. AICA Sweden became the third largest section after USA and France in a country with only nine million inhabitants.
1994, Organizer of the AICA Congress in Stockholm and Malmoe.
Selected publications: 2007, Sten Eklund. Regarding Love; 1999, Art Planet editor with Katy Deepwell, Kim Levin and John Peter Nilsson; 1995, editor, Strategies for Survival – Now!; 1994, Swedish Samples, with Daniel Birnbaum, Peter Cornell, Ingela Lind and Gertrud Sandqvist; 1977, Drömmen Verkligheten Upproret.
Contributor to numerous Swedish magazines and newspapers.
Paletten: Editorial board, regular contributor 1965– 90, 2007–10.
Coordinator of numerous Swedish round tables; coordinator AICA round tables: 2002, Art as Social Construction, Frankfurt; 2001, Co-Dependence, Istanbul; 2000, Untranslatable Distances, Ljubljana; 1999, The Role of Art and Criticism in War and Peace, Sarajevo; 1998, The New Europe. A Cluster of Peripheries?, Luxembourg.
Among AICA papers: AICA Taiwan 2004, The nomadic art critic, with comments by Sophie Allgårdh.
Contributor international magazines including: Colóquio Artes, Neue Bildende Kunst, Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, NU: The Nordic Art Review, SIKSI and Taide.
Vice president AICA 2000–03, 1996–99, 1991–94 and 1987–90.
Chair Sub-Commission for Statutes and Regulations.
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Marja-Terttu Kivirinta – Electoral and Membership Commission
Cf International Vice-Presidents
Burçu Pelvanoglu – Censorship
Burcu Pelvanoğlu was born in İstanbul in 1980. She received Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Institute of Social Sciences, master’s degrees and in 2009 PhD. Her books Hale Asaf: Türk Resim Sanatında Bir Dönüm Noktası, Batı Uygarlığı Tarihine Teorik Bir Giriş (with Hilmi Yavuz), Hoca Ressamlar Ressam Hocalar: Sanayi-i Nefise’den MSGSÜ’ye Resim Hocaları, Devrim Erbil, Mevlut Akyıldız, Neşet Günal, Meriç Hızal, Özdemir Altan, Füsun Onur, Nejad Devrim was published. She preapers to publish her phd thesis entitled 1980 Sonrası Türkiye’de Sanat: Dönüşümler (Art in Turkey after 1980: Transformations). Since 2003, she is the member of International Association of Art Critics (AICA Turkey). She was the Vice-President of the association mentioned between 2005-2008, between 2009-2012 she was the President and in between 2010-2013 she was the Vice President of International Committee and she is the Chair of Cencorship Commission since 2015. Pelvanoğlu, organizing exhibitions and writing criticism of the exhibition in various periodicals. Pelvanoğlu works for Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts. Arts.
Henry Meyric Hughes – Archives and Living Memory
Henry Meyric Hughes is a freelance curator, consultant and writer on art. He is Honorary President of AICA and Chair of the International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC). He was Director of Visual Arts for The British Council and commissioner for the Venice Biennale and São Paulo Bienal, 1986-92; Director of the Hayward Gallery, 1992-96; co-founder (1993) and President (1996-2008) of Manifesta, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam; and special adviser for Council of Europe Exhibitions, 2007-2015. Adviser to: Archives de la critique d’art and Critique d’art, Rennes; Dox, Prague; Iniva, London; and Matt’s, London. Exhibition projects incl. The Spirit of Romanticism in German Art, 1790-1990; Art and Power: Europe under the Dictators 1930-1945; and The Age of Modernism: Art in the Twentieth Century. Recent curatorial projects incl. Blast to Freeze: British Art in the Twentieth Century, Wolfsburg and Toulouse (2002-03); the Cypriot Pavilion, 2003 Venice Biennale; contemporary Norwegian art (2005-06); XXX Council of Europe exhibition, The Struggle for Freedom/Critique and Crisis: Art in Europe since 1945 for Berlin, Krakow, Tallinn and Milan (2012-2013), plus Thessaloniki, Sarajevo, Prague, Brussels (2014-2015). Recent, (co)-ed. books incl. AICA in the Age of Globalisation (2010); African Contemporary Art: Critical Concerns/Art Contemporain Africain: Regards Critiques (2011); John Moores Critics Awards (2013); Exhibtion Reviews Annual (2014-). He was contrib. editor for Tema Celeste; articles and reviews incl. Times Higher Education Supplement, The Burlington Magazine, Critique d’art, Art Press, Art in America. He was President of the jury for the Diploma examinations, Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris (2003-4); External Examiner, MA in Contemporary Curation (2011-14) and visiting lecturer, Cross Schools course (2015-6), Royal College of Art, London.
Jean-Marc Poinsot est professeur émérite à l’université Rennes 2 et président des Archives de la critique d’art. En parallèle d’une activité de critique et d’historien d’art il s’est attaché avec l’AICA et plus récemment de l’Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, de réunir et valoriser les archives des critiques d’art à Rennes. Il leur a consacré une exposition « Mémoires croisées, dérives archivistiques » coproduite avec l’INHA et le FRAC Bretagne (mai-juillet 2015 à Paris, puis septembre à novembre à Rennes). Ses ouvrages principaux sont L’atelier sans mur (1991), Quand l’œuvre a lieu (2008), et par ailleurs il a établi la première édition complète des écrits de Daniel Buren pour le Capc/Musée d’art contemporain(1991). Il dirige la revue semestrielle Critique d’art qui depuis 1993 rend compte des publications françaises et étrangères sur l’art contemporain. Il est actuellement membre du bureau de l’AICA.
Lisbeth Rebollo Gonçalves – Finances
Lisbeth Rebollo Gonçalves is the president of the Brazilian Association of Art Critics – ABCA, and member of AICA Administrative Board and Chair of the Finance Commission. Director of the XLI AICA Congress held in São Paulo, Brazil.
Head Professor at the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and advises master’s and doctoral students. Directs the “Aesthetics and Art History” graduate studies. She is a professor at the post-graduate programs of ECA/USP, PROLAM – Latin American Post-Graduate Program, and at the Aesthetics and Art History Post-Graduate Program (Master’s and doctoral advisor). Coordinator of the Latin American Post-Graduate Program since 2013. Art researcher since 1980. Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the University of São Paulo from 1994 to 1998, and from 2006 to 2010. Curatorial experience at museums and cultural centers since 1977. Author of articles and essays for national and international books, catalogs and magazines. Collaborator of Artnexus Magazine, edited in Bogotá, Colombia, since 1996.
Member of the Editorial Board of Arte e Cultura na América LatinaMagazine, published by the Scientific Society of Art Studies, since 1992, and of Revista da USP,from 2010 to 2015.
Member of the Board of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture – CNIC – Evaluation Committee for Free Tax Policies in Culture, 2007-2010.
Coordinator of “Art Criticism”, edited by the Brazilian Association of Art Critics.
Elisa Rusca – Website commission
Cf International Vice-Presidents