DANIELA ARRIADO (Norway/Chile) is the Director and founder of Art Republic, and the Director of the Screen City Biennial. Her work explores new curatorial approaches towards expanded borders of cinematic experiences and the audio-visual: the origin and vision behind Screen City, founded in 2013. This approach has also empowered her work on pilot projects concerning art – tech and innovation, urban screens and online streaming platforms for video art and animation, aiming to pave new waves for the distribution and dissemination of the moving image to the public. Arriado is an ambassador of PNEK – Production Network for Electronic Arts, Norway, and member of The Norwegian Association of Curators. She is a curatorial advisor for art organizations and start-ups in Berlin, Tel Aviv and Lisbon. Based in-between Berlin and Stavanger.

DR. TANYA TOFT AG (Denmark) is a curator, researcher, writer and lecturer examining urban media art as a domain of criticality in contemporary digital culture and urban, media aesthetic contexts. She is Curator and Head of Artistic Research at the Screen City Biennial 2017. She has held lectures and keynotes worldwide and curated the São Paulo Urban Digital Festival in 2013 and 2014 with Marìlia Pasculli, presented on the SESI Digital Art Gallery (Sao Paulo); Nordic Outbreak in 2013-2014 presented by the Streaming Museum in New York City and across the Nordic region, co-curated with Nina Colosi; and Voyage to the Virtual (2015) at Scandinavia House (NYC ), among other. She is editor of Digital Dynamics in Nordic Contemporary Art (Intellect, 2018) and co-editor of What Urban Media Art Can Do – Why, When, Where, and How? (av edition, 2016).



Guest Curators

NILS HENRIK AASHEIM is a composer who combines his work with a career as a performer, as well as regularly collaborating with other artists on projects integrating spatial and theatrical elements. Asheim has written several chamber music pieces and a number of large-scale sacred works. Since 1991 Asheim has lived in Stavanger where he is active as a composer, performer and organizer, and not least as the principal initiator of the founding of Tou Scene, an alternative centre for contemporary arts. From September 2012, Asheim is appointed organist at Stavanger Concert Hall. Nils Henrik has contributed with sound scores to the commissioned piece work by Enrique Ramirez, and he has curated the program for Orgel Natt at the Concert Hall, October 7th 2017.

INÊS GROSSO is a Portuguese writer and curator currently based in Lisbon. She received her BA in Art History from the University of Porto and an MA in Curatorial Studies from the University of Lisbon in collaboration with Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. From 2011 to 2015, she was part of Instituto Inhotim’s curatorial team, where she was involved in the conception, planning and coordination of collection-based exhibitions, new pavilions, and outdoor pieces. Currently, she is one of the curators of the MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon, where she coordinates the institution’s international and public programs.

FERNANDA PARENTE is an independent Moving Image Curator living in Berlin. For 4 years, she acted as Head of Programming for the film and technology festival Digital Biscuit, where she took a close look at innovation in storytelling, including VR, AR and MR. In 2017, she worked with re:publica to curate pieces focusing on the intersection of arts, technology and society. She has also moderated and presented at the News Impact Summit, Retune Festival and Berlin University of the Arts. Fernanda is driven by her passion of the moving image and her ravenous curiosity about how technology and the digital age will affect the way we engage with stories.

VANINA SARACINO is an independent curator currently based in Berlin. She is the Co-Founder and Director of OLHO video art cinema, an international curatorial project based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Since 2013, she has curated monthly video-art programs on the experimental, non-narrative television channel ikonoTV, and is responsible of the external projects in collaboration with museums and institutions worldwide. She holds a Master’s Degree in Arts Management from GIOCA, Università di Bologna and a Master of Arts in Philosophy and Art Theory from Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona.

TINA SAUERLÄNDER is an art historian, curator and writer based in Berlin. She focuses primarily on the impact of the digital developments and the Internet on individual environments and society. With her label peer to space, she has been organizing and curating international group exhibitions in various institutions, e.g. The Unframed World. Virtual Reality as artistic medium for the 21st century (Basel, 2017), Layered Landscapes (Düsseldorf, 2016), Sometimes You See Your City Differently (Tel Aviv, 2016), When The Cat’s Away, Abstraction (Berlin, 2016), PORN TO PIZZA—Domestic Clichés (Berlin, 2015). She is the author of many texts on contemporary artists, contributes to the New York based blog ArteFuse about contemporary art exhibitions in Berlin and she is the founder of the SALOON, a network for women working in the art scene in Berlin.

OLAF STÜBER has been working in the art world as art dealer, curator, publisher and lecturer and been member of numerous juries – all around the world – for more than 20 years. Galerie Olaf Stüber (2001–2011) emphasized moving-image works from 2003 onward, and was one of the very few galleries focusing on artists’ films and video at the time. He is the founder of the international platform for artists’ films and videos in Berlin – Videoart at Midnight – which exists as a central forum for both renowned and upcoming artists working with the moving image.