Anselm Franke is a curator and writer based in Berlin. He is Head of Visual Art and Film at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), where he co-curated Nervous Systems (2016), Ape Culture (2015), Forensis (2014), The Anthropocene Project (2013–14), and the exhibitions The Whole Earth and After Year Zero (both 2013), among others. In 2012, he curated the Taipei Biennial. Franke’s exhibition project Animism has been presented in Antwerp, Bern, Vienna, Berlin, New York, Shenzhen, Seoul, and Beirut in various collaborations from 2010 to 2014. Previously, Franke was curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, and director of Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp. He completed his PhD at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Hyunjin Kim is a curator, writer, and researcher based in Seoul. She was Director at Arko Art Center, Seoul (2014‒15), and a co-curator of the 7th Gwangju Biennale (2008). Her curatorial and interdisciplinary practices consider disparate points of the regional modernity in plural forms. She has curated numerous exhibitions and projects, including Tradition (Un)Realized (Arko Art Center, Seoul, 2014), Brilliant Collaborator (Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, 2013), Perspective Strikes Back (L’appartement 22, Rabat, 2010), Movement, Contingency and Community (Gallery27, Uiwang, 2007), and Plug-In#3-Undeclared Crowd (Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 2006). Her published work includes contributions for the artists Seoyoung Chung, Jewyo Rhii, Haegue Yang, Nina Canell, Gao Shiqiang, Dolores Zinny, and Juan Maidagan. Hyunjin Kim currently teaches at the RAT School of Art in Seoul, and is an advisor for the Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong.