Dr. Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung
Founder and art director of the art space SAVVY Contemporary Berlin aimed at fostering the dialogue between “western art” and “non-western art”. www.savvy-contemporary.com
Project initiator and editor-in-chief of the bilingual art journal, SAVVY|art.contemporary.african. intended to be a platform for critical positions on contemporary African art with a focus on germanophone countries. www.savvy-journal.com
He has been the curator of several international exhibitions and has published corresponding catalogues. He studied and earned a PhD in food biotechnology, medical biotechnology and Biophysics in Berlin, York und Montpellier.
Pauline Doutreluingne is an independent curator, visual researcher and Sinologist based in Berlin, Germany.
She studied Sinology at Ghent University and focused her master thesis on experimental Chinese art and post-Orientalism.
She went to Beijing in 2004 to do a master in art criticism at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. She was the founder of the Borderline Moving Images Festival in Beijing and assistant director at Platform China Contemporary Art Institute. www.platformchina.org
In 2007 she moved back to Europe and installed herself in Berlin where she continues curatorial contributions to international exhibitions, museum catalogues (FRAC NPDC), art magazines and film screenings. Recently she undertook the visual research for the film Problema, http://www.problema-thefilm.org as part of Mindpirates, Berlin where she also curates the artistic programmation of the Mindpirates spaces. www.mindpirates.org
In summer 2011 they curated together the exhibition Settled Nomads – Nomadic Settlers in Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin.