Alicia Knock
Curator at the Centre Pompidou in the Contemporary art and Prospective Department since 2015, Alicia Knock works at expanding the museum towards Africa and Central Europe, through acquisitions and both thematical (Museum On/Off, Galerie 0, Centre Pompidou, 2016; China-Africa, crossing the world color line, Galerie 0, Centre Pompidou, 2020) and historical exhibitions (Ernest Mancoba, I shall dance in a different society, Galerie 0, Centre Pompidou, 2019; Boris Mikhailov, the forbidden image, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, 2019; Global resistance, Centre Pompidou, 2020). In charge of Duchamp Prize exhibitions (Kader Attia, Yto Barrada, Ulla von Brandenburg and Barthélémy Toguo, 2016; Maja Bajevic, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Charlotte Moth, Vittorio Santoro, 2017), she is also involved in the new project space of the Pompidou, Galerie 0, aiming at becoming a laboratory for new practices. In her curatorial practice, Alicia Knock therefore tries to explore new exhibition format, questioning the museum itself through multidisciplinary projects. Also engaged in promoting women artists, she curated The most foreign country, women artists from the Duchamp Prize, Fondation Fernet Branca, 2017 and a group show at Bandjoun Station (Cameroon) in 2018. At the 58th Venice Biennale, she curated the Albanian pavilion: Maybe the cosmos in not so extraordinary, a video installation by Driant Zeneli. She organized screenings for the monthly Prospectif cinema at the Pompidou (Binelde Hyrcan, Adoma Akosua Owusu, Emilija Skarnulyte) and launched a series of "blind" talks between artists and curators.

Inga Lāce
Inga Lāce is researching modern and contemporary art in Soviet and Post-Soviet Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as its diaspora. She focuses on migration and transnational connections across regions, legacies of politics of friendship and international solidarity. She has been curator at the Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art since 2012 and curator of the Latvian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2019 with the artist Daiga Grantina (co-curated with Valentinas Klimašauskas). She has also been co-curator of the Allied – Kyiv Biennial 2021 (as part of the East Europe Biennial Alliance) and co-curator of the 7th–10th editions of the contemporary art festival Survival Kit. She has curated exhibitions at the Malmö Konstmuseum, Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, James Gallery at CUNY, New York, Villa Vassilieff, Paris, and up until 2023 was a C-MAP Central and Eastern Europe Fellow at MoMA, New York.

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