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Founders 

Arnaud Cohen

Portugal/France/Spain

Visual artist and a performer, Arnaud Cohen's is the head and founder of two concrete utopias: the Babel Mallorca Project and the ArtSpeaksForItself Foundation. His work is extensively presented in international biennials and institutions.

www.arnaudcohen.org

Aline Vilallonga

France/Spain

Architecture photographer, head and founder of A place, a book, former art director, Aline Vilallonga is in charge of Babel Mallorca's Architecture and Digital communication departments.

www.abvilallonga.com

They support and have participated in the ASFI/Babel project since 2014

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Alicia Knock

France

Curator at Centre Pompidou, formerly curator at the National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow.

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Anne Barlow

UK

Artistic Director of Tate St Ives, former Director
of New York’s Art in General.

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Bénédicte Samson

Senegal

Artistic director, curator and executive producer
at theMatter, Dakar, Senegal.

Chantal Pontbriand

Canada

Independant curator, former Head of Exhibition R&D at London's Tate Modern, former CEO of the new Museum Of Contemporary Art of Toronto.

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Christine Athenor

France

Director of HS Projets/ Head curator of Festival International du Textile Extraordinaire (FITE).

Damien Brachet

France/Asia

Has been curating exhibitions and producing cross-cultural works for 25 years between Asia and the West, for galleries, art foundations, institutions and brands.

Deepak Ananth

India/France

Professor, art historian and art critic based in Paris.

Diana Wechsler

Argentina

Artistic director of BIENALSUR and head of contemporary art at the UNTREF Museum in Buenos Aires.

Enrico Lunghi

Luxemburg

Art critic and independant curator, Head of the national Museum of Modern Art in Luxembourg (MUDAM) from 2009 to 2016.

Florence Derieux

USA/France

Independent curator, former exhibition director at Hauser & Wirth NYC and former head curator of the Centre Pompidou Foundation.

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Fondation Elyx

France

Digital ambassador of the United Nations. The Elyx Foundation represents the 2030 agenda with institutions and civil society.

François Salmeron

France

Treasorer of the french branch of Association Internationale des Critiques d’Art, journalist for Quotidien de l’Art, co-director of la Biennale de l’Image Tangible.

Hafida Jemni

France

Director of the Contemporary Art of Africa & Diaspora departement at the IESA school in Paris.

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Henry-François Debailleux

France

Art critic and journalist 
for Journal des Arts, Liberation and the Art Newspaper.

Imma Prieto

Spain

Director of Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca.

Isabelle de Vasconcellos

UK

Director of Sculpture for the Messums Wiltshire Art Center, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, London.

James Porter & Shelly de Vito

USA/France

Founding directors of Les Moulins de Paillard contemporary arts center and art residency, France.

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Jean-Hubert Martin

France

Independant curator, former director of Musée national d’art moderne Centre Pompidou, former Head Curator of Kunsthalle Bern.

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Jean-Pierre Biron

France

Former special advisor to the French Minister of Culture Frederic Miterrand, former director at Centre Pompidou.

Khai Hori

Singapur

Director of Chan + Hori Contemporary, Singapore, former Deputy Director of Artistic Programming at Palais de Tokyo, Paris and Senior Curator at the Singapore Art Museum.

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Koyo Kouoh

Cameroun/South Africa

Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town, South Africa.

Zhang Lexing

China/Latin America

Independent curator and founding director at ART LEXÏNG, a creative agency and gallery space in Miami, Florida.

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Laura Smith

UK

Curator at Whitechapel Gallery. Prior to this she was curator at Tate St Ives from 2012-18, and also curated the Turner Prize 2016 at Tate Britain.

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Marc Partouche

France

Independent curator, former Director of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels. 

Marie-Caroline Chaudruc

France

Managing director of Château de Montsoreau - Museum of Contemporary Art, since 2016.

Maxence Alcalde

France

Art critic and journalist, professor of aesthetics and digital culture at ESADHaR, Le Havre, co-founder of the academic journals Marges and Radial.

Moataz Nasr

Egypt

Founder of Something Else Cairo Biennale and head of Darb 1718 Art Center. Multimedia artist, he represented his country at the Venice Biennale in 2017.

Mounir Fatmi

Morocco/Spain/Germany

Visual artist living in Mallorca. Exhibitions at  Centre Georges Pompidou, Brooklyn Museum, Mori Art Museum, Mathaf, Victoria & Albert Museum.

Paul Ardenne

France

Independant curator, art historian, writer and journalist for Art press, Archistorm, INTER.

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Sandra Hegedüs

Brasil/France

Founder of SAM Art Projects, member of the board of the Palais de Tokyo since 2016 and winer of the Montblanc Prize for Arts and Culture in 2018.

Sarina Basta

USA/France

Independant curator, director of the invisible hours bureau (bhi), formerly head curator at the Sculpture Center in New York.

Simon Njami

Cameroun/Switzerland

Writer, and independant curator. Former head of Dakar Biennale, founder of Bamako Encounters, curator of the first African Pavilion at the Venice Bienniale.

Stephanie

Seugmin Kim

UK

Independant curator, former founding curator for London's Korean Cultural Centre, founding director of Sleepers Summit and Iskai Contemporary Art.

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Valérie Duponchelle

France

Art critic and journalist for the French daily Le Figaro.

Vassiliki Tzanakou

Greece/UK

Independent curator and member of the Gallery Climate Coalition initiative in London.

Li Zhenhua

China/Germany

Curator of FILM at Art
Basel in Hong Kong, since 2014.