Katarzyna Krysiak (b. 1977) is an art historian and a curator. She studied history of art at the Department of Philosophy and History at University of Łódź. Since 2008 Director and Chief curator of the Foksal Gallery in Warsaw where she curated numerous exhibitions e.g. Birosław Bałka, Nahum Tevet, Bianka Rolando, Irina Botea, Christian Boltanski, Jonas Dahlberg. She is an author of essays on contemporary art published in exhibition’s catalogues. Member of the Polish Section of AICA.
Alexandru Polgár (b. 1976) has studied philosophy and political science. A founding member and an editor of Philosophy & Stuff (1997-2000), he worked as an editor of the Balkon contemporary art magazine in Cluj (1999-2003), and currently is an editor of IDEA arts + society. He is also a translator of theoretical texts from Hungarian, English and French into Romanian. As an author of contemporary philosophy, he wrote essays such as ‘Liberal-social-fascism (?)’, ‘Existence inside a Tank’ and ‘The Communist Remainder’. In 2009, he co-edited with Adrian T. Sîrbu the collective volume Genealogies of Post-Communism. In 2013 he published a first book titled The Difference between Heidegger’s Concept of Market and that of Granel (IDEA publishing) and dedicated to the globalizing essence of capitalism. His second book is in preparation at the same publishing house under the title Politics.
František Zachoval (b. 1979) is an arts and culture manager, publicist and artist. In 2006 he co-founded a digital archive of contemporary art Artyčok.TV. He was a member of the Department of art history at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (2009-2014) where he was responsible for the organisation of theoretical subjects at the Digital Laboratory. In 2010 Zachoval founded the publishing house The Karte devoted to artists and theorists from Central and Eastern Europe. Recently published articles/texts: ‘Rekonstruktion’, Rudolf Valenta. Rekonstruktion (ed. Alexander Peroutka & František Zachoval), The Karte, Berlin, 2015; ‘Confrontation Is Through The White Cube’, The Edge Of It (eds: Dorota & Jacek Sosnowski), Propaganda, Warsaw, 2014, pp. 100–106; ‘Real Outlines Of The Past’, The Home Of Jewellery (ed. Otto Künzli), Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, 2014.