Georg Schöllhammer

is a cultural theorist, editor and curator. He is editor-in-chief of the journal Springerin - Hefte für Gegenwartskunst, Vienna, which he founded in 1995. From 2004 to 2007 he was editor-in-chief of Documenta 12 and conceived and directed the Documenta 12 magazines. He is head of, leads the international research groups "Local Modernities - Architecture at the Margins of the Soviet Empire" (Frankfurt/Vienna) and "Sweet Sixties?" (Istanbul/Yerevan/Zagreb) and is chair of "The Július Koller Society (Bratislava). Schöllhammer works as a researcher in the context of "Former West" and as a board member of ERSTE Foundation and "Kontakt. The Art Collection of Erste" (Vienna), as well as being on the artistic board of the steirischer herbst festival in Graz. He is a corresponding member of the Vienna Secession.
Georg Schöllhammer is currently based in Vienna.

Ruben Arevshatyan

is an artist, art critic and independent curator based in Yerevan, Armenia. He graduated from Yerevan Fine Arts and Theatrical Institute, Department of Sculpture. He teaches art history at the department of Fine Arts in the Armenian Open University and Contemporary Art Institute, Yerevan. In the period of 1997-2004 he was artistic director of Hay-Art cultural center, Yerevan. Arevshatyan is author of numerous critical texts in local and international magazines and publications. His critical articles concern the current problems of Armenian contemporary art, architecture, art theory and art education. He is a member of the editorial board of e-journal, curator and associate of local and international projects like “Great Atrophy”, “Parallel Reality”, “Three Tendencies”, “Adieu Parajanov”, “Local Modernities”, “Manuals: Subjects of New Universality” (Armenian National Pavilion in 54th Venice Biennale), etc. He is co-author and co-curator of the Sweet 60s international research project.