The editorial team

Editorial Team

The editorial team is co-chaired by editors-in-chief Joyce Poot and Anna Sejbæk Torp-Pedersen.

Olivera Bucalović is currently working on her Master’s degree in Contemporary Art History at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. She holds a BA in South Slavic Studies and English from the University of Toronto. Her academic interests mainly lie in post-Yugoslav art history.

Fabienne Chiang studied MA Museum Curating at the Vrije Uuniversiteit, Amsterdam and holds a BA in Media, Art, Design and Architecture. She wrote her thesis on cultural identity and the use of logographic characters in Chinese avant-garde art.

Sofia Ehrich is currently an olfactory heritage researcher on the Odeuropa project. She has a MA in Comparative Arts and Media Studies from the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. She was born and raised in Santa Monica, California and completed her Bachelor’s degree in art history at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her research interests include approaches, challenges, and limitations to multisensory storytelling within varying environments and the visual depictions of sensory impressions within art history.

Cleo Foole obtained a MA in Philosophy of Humanity and Culture at Tilburg University (cum laude). She holds a BFA from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp. Her philosophical and artistic research focusses on intimacy in the relation between spectator and artwork. She is co-founder of Antwerp based TIM magazine and works as tutor in philosophy at Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

Aline Hernández is a Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo scholar and obtained a master in Media, Arts, and Performance Studies at Utrecht University (cum laude). She works as a writer, translator and editor, and she is a member of the artist-run collective Cooperativa Cráter Invertido based in México City. 

Kyndal Jackson completed her degrees in Social Work and International Humanitarian Affairs (magna cum laude) at Fordham University and her LLM in International Migration and Refugee Law at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (cum laude). Her research focuses on forced migration and notions of gender in international asylum law.

Danica Pinteric is pursuing a MA in Curating Art and Culture at the University of Amsterdam. She is currently curator-in-training for Time-based Media at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Between 2018 and 2020, she was co-director for the curatorial project Calaboose, which organized exhibitions in Montreal, New York City, and online. She has written texts for exhibitions in Amsterdam, Paris, Montreal, Amsterdam, and New York.

Joyce Poot is responsible for the public program at the Jewish Cultural Quarter in Amsterdam. Previously, she has held positions at Wiels, Brussels (BE), the University of Leiden, and Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam.  She graduated in 2018 from the Research Masters in Contemporary Art Theory/World Art Studies (cum laude) and the Masters in Film and Photographic Studies, both from the University of Leiden.

Esther Scholtes obtained a Research Master Arts and Culture (cum laude) from Leiden University in 2019 with a focus on film, photography and cartography. She currently works as a cataloguer of photographs for the project Prentenkabinet Online at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

Anna Sejbæk Torp-Pedersen completed a MA in the Contemporary Art History program at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. She holds a BA in Art History from The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, where she focused on Scandinavian identity and the region’s historical amnesia. Her current research interests touch upon issues of cartographic representation and migration.

Alexa Simonics is completed her MA in Comparative Arts and Media Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her interests are in curating, exhibitions; her current research focuses specifically on spatial art installations, particularly those focused on interactivity and participation.

Lisa Marie Sneijder is currently a Design Cultures MA student at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Fashion & Branding from the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, where she specialised in fashion magazines. Her current academic interests focus on 1960-70s countercultural design.

Agnieszka Wodzińska holds a MA in Contemporary Art History at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (cum laude) and an undergraduate degree in Comparative Literature and History of Art obtained at the University of Glasgow. Her research interests include embodiment in new media art, environmentalism, and queer theory.

Manuela Zammit is currently following the ResMa Critical Studies in Art & Culture at Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. She also holds a MFA in Contemporary Curating from Manchester Metropolitan University.

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