Assist. Prof. Andrej Srakar, PhD (1975) is scientific associate at Institute for Economic Research (IER) and assistant professor at Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana. His main research interests are cultural economics and mathematical statistics, where he publishes regularly in all leading international journals and publications.
Assist. prof. Petja Grafenauer, PhD (1976) is a curator, writer and assistant professor at the Department for Theory of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana. She is a specialist in the local and regional art after World War II, primarily painting. Since 2012 she has been researching possible cross-sections of economy and art.
Katarina Hergouth (1990, Ljubljana) gained her MA in History of Art (2017) and BA in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory (2013) at University of Ljubljana (Faculty of Arts). In 2012–13 she studied at Universitat de Barcelona (Facultat de Geografia i Història) and in 2018 continued her education at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London (Commercial Art Gallery Management short course). She carried our her two internships in Berlin, Germany - at contemporary art gallery Arratia Beer (2015) and at the art exhibition space Art Laboratory Berlin (2014). Since 2017 she is working as gallery curator and coordinator for contemporary art at Slovenian commercial art gallery Gallery SLOART.
Nadja Zgonik, PhD, working as Associate Professor of Art History and Head of Chair of Art Theories at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Ljubljana. As a researcher, she focuses on Central European modern and contemporary art, national semiotics and intercultural exchange.
Tina Fortič Jakopič (1989), gained her MA in History of Art (2012) at University of Ljubljana (Faculty of Arts). In 2012–13 she studied at École pratique des hautes études (EPHE) and Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA) in Paris. In 2013 she effectuated internship at Musée de l'Orangerie (Paris), following year at online art platform Auction.fr and in 2015 at auction house Artcurial – Briest, Poulain, F. Tajan (Paris). Since 2017 she is working as gallery curator and coordinator for contemporary art at Slovenian commercial art gallery Gallery SLOART.
Nataša Ivanović, Assistant, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana, Cofounder, Research Institute for Visual Culture from the 19th Century to the Present Time, RI19+, Ljubljana. She finished her studies with a doctoral dissertation in Historical Anthropology at Alma Mater Europaea, Institutum Studiorum Humanitatis in Ljubljana. She spent various months abroad at Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien (fellowship from the Austrian Goverment ÖAD) and at INHA, Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris. From 2008 to 2013 she was employed as an assistant researcher at France Stele Institute of Art History, Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana.
Tihana Puc graduated with a degree in Art History and Ethnology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She holds a PhD in Management and Development of Cultural Heritage from the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy. She worked at the Department of Art History at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, and she is currently employed at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia. Her research interests include digital art history, globalization of contemporary art and processes of selection and consecration in the contemporary art field.