Chief Curator and Deputy Director for the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, as well as a talented photographer, Karen Irvine is an alumni of the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts, Prague, Czech Republic and the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is a part-time instructor of photography at Columbia College Chicago and also teaches part time at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
A Switzerland-based photographer and editor, Salvatore Vitale is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of YET, an international photography magazine which showcases works focusing on the evolution of photography by both emerging and established photographers. Vitale is also a member of the academy of nominators for The Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize and Plat(t)form – Fotomuseum Winterthur, among others.
Art historian Sarah Tanguy is an independent curator and critic based in Washington D. C. An alumna of Georgetown University and the University of North Carolina, she has a curation portfolio of over a hundred and fifty exhibitions. Some of her most recent projects include “Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art,”“Vanishing Boundaries,” a joint US/Lithuania photography exhibition, “Taken for Looks,” an all-photography, food-inspired exhibition, “Breaking Bread,” “The View from Here,” a joint Russia/US exhibition, and an ongoing exhibition series for the American Center for Physics.