MATTHEW KIBBLE

MATTHEW KIBBLE

Founder and Managing Partner of Australy International (New York).
Venture Capitalist, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist.
Chairman of New York Global Young Leaders Dialogue
ALEXEY SOKOV

ALEXEY SOKOV

PhD in Geography, deputy director of the Institute of Oceanology (Russian Academy of Sciences) for Expeditions and Fleet

ALEXEY KOZYR

ALEXEY KOZYR

Architect, Member of the Union of Architects of Russia, author of about 15 implemented architectural objects, owner of 4 patents for technical inventions.

NIKOLAY KANAVIN

NIKOLAY KANAVIN

Curator of exhibition projects; director of ProLab, Mosfilm Gallery ArtPlatform, and ArtPoint 21 visual communications agency

TATIANA KOUROCHKINA

TATIANA KOUROCHKINA

Head of Production Department. Art manager and co-founder of the Quo Artis Art & Science non-profit foundation. Spain Representative of The Antarctic Biennale

NADIM SAMMAN

NADIM SAMMAN

Co-Curator of the 1st Antarctic Biennale; Member of the Artistic Advisory Board. Co-Director of Import Projects (Berlin, Germany).

John Blaffer Royall

John Blaffer Royall

Born in New York City, Royall is a principal at Adelphi Securities Ltd., a family owned Texas-based investment partnership. He was previously the CFO of Time Link International and held several positions in private equity and investment banking at HEP Fund, Credit Suisse, UBS and Wells Fargo. He is a board member of Texas Gulf Bank and the Blaffer Museum, the contemporary art museum of the University of Houston. He sits on the finance committee of International House of New York where he was a former programs fellow

Richard Taittinger

Richard Taittinger

The USA Representative of the Antarctic Biennale Based in New York since 2007, he holds a Master’s Degree from Christie’s Education New York, and has previously worked at Phillips de Pury (New York) and Almine Rech Gallery (Paris). In 2010 he founded the art consulting company Taittinger Fine Art to advise art institutions and private collectors on their acquisitions. In March 2015, Richard opened a 5,000 square feet gallery space on the Lower East Side, New York. Richard Taittinger Gallery presents work by international mid-career and upcoming artists with significant international recognition. Richard is president of non-profit organization Residency Unlimited, a residency program for artists and curators in Brooklyn, New York

Alena Ivanova-Johanson

Alena Ivanova-Johanson

Art-director of the Antarctic Biennale Previously a geneticist, now a successful artist and producer. ‘Genius Loci, or the newest history of art’ is one of Alena’s latest projects, shown at the 10th Manifesta Biennale in St. Petersburg. She was also invited to exhibit at The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. As an artist and curator, she organized the Intervention project, one of the most interesting exhibitions at the 6th Contemporary Art Biennale in Moscow. Alena’s works are exhibited in different Moscow galleries, such as XL Gallery and Overcoat Gallery. She is one of the organizers of the ‘New Normal’ art group with Konstantin Zvezdochetov and Alexander Petrelli. She is a longtime collaborator and associate of Alexander Ponomarev

Veronika Gimenez

Veronika Gimenez

Member of the Antarctic Biennale Organizing Committee, board member of CROC, a leading IT services company in Russia; publisher of ibusiness.ru, Russia’s first entertainment portal about the business world; board member of the ASTRA Strategic Outsourcing Association. Gimenez is among the top three marketing directors in Russia according to the Russian Managers Association and Kommersant Publishing House. In 2003, Veronika came up with the idea of the National IT Leader Prize, an annual award that improves the standards of the IT community. The marketing policy of CROC makes the company absolutely unique on the Russian IT market. Drone competition, hacker tournaments, and CROC Rock music festival are just a few activities

 

ANNA SHVETS

ANNA SHVETS

Director of the 1st Antarctic Biennale