Livia Alexander is a curator, writer, and Chair of the Department of Art and Design at Montclair State University. Her work is focused on examining the relationship between art infrastructure and artistic production, urbanity, cultural politics of food and art, and contemporary art from the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Murat Germen (b. 1965, lives and works in İstanbul and London) uses photography as his primary artistic expression & research tool. He received his master's degree in architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship, and of the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Gold Medal. He teaches photography, art and new media at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Sabancı University, İstanbul.