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Lois Keidan

Co-founder and co-Director of the Live Art Development Agency

Previously Director of Live Arts at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Lois was responsible for national policy and provision for Performance Art at the Arts Council of Great Britain, and has worked at The Midland Group, Nottingham and Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh. She was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Dartington College of Arts (1999), an Honorary Fellowship by Queen Mary, University of London (2009) and an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Gothenburg (2015).

Laura Leuzzi

Art historian and curator

Laura completed her PhD at Sapienza Università di Roma in 2011. From 2011 to 2014 she was Research Fellow on the AHRC-funded research project REWINDItalia Artists’ Video in Italy in the 70s and 80s (DJCAD, University of Dundee). Currently she is a Post-doctoral Research Assistant on the AHRC-funded research project ‘EWVA – European Women’s Video Art in the 70s and 80s’ (DJCAD, University of Dundee). She is co-editor with Stephen Partridge of REWINDItalia. Early Video Art in Italy (John Libbey Publishing, 2015).

Carlos Motta

Multi-disciplinary artist whose work draws upon political history to create counter narratives that recognize suppressed histories, communities, and identities

He was born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1978 and currently lives and works in New York. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at the New Museum, New York, MOMA/PS1, New York, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Tate Modern, London; Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, México City, P.P.O.W Gallery, New York, Pérez Art Museum, Miami, and MALBA-Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. He has also been included in numerous group exhibitions, international film festivals and Biennales including the X Lyon Biennale, X Gwangju Biennale, International Film Festival Rotterdam and Toronto International Film Festival. Motta won the Main Prize – Future Generation Art Prize (2014), was named a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (2008), and has received grants from Creative Capital (2012), Art Matters (2008) and Cisneros Fontanals Foundation (CIFO) (2006).

Issey Osman

Film curator and script-supervisor who lives and works in London

Issey is currently a film programmer at NUMBI Arts and Associate Editor of the arts magazine SCARF, London. Her multidisciplinary work practice stems from a deep interest in the cultural intersections of identity, gender, race and the relation between visual art and the cinematic experience. She holds a degree from the University of Chicago in Media & Cinema Studies and an MA in Visual Sociology from Goldsmiths College, London. She was previously the lead programmer at Legacy Film Festival, a film exhibition and platform based in Brighton. In 2014, she co-curated the ‘Who is Oscar’ project, showcasing the work of the prolific African-American filmmaker, Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951), and exclusively screened Enemy Within Our Gates (1920), accompanied by live soundtrack at the Southampton Film Week and Brighton Photo Fringe. She also co-curated the project ‘To Rewind, Replay, Review and Reinterpret’, funded by the Arts Council England and Film Hub South East, presenting a series of films and mixed-media events across the South East of England.

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Dr Chiara Beccalossi

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Video exhibition curated by Arts Feminism Queer
Co-Directors Giulia Casalini and Diana Georgiou
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