Susan L. Aberth holds Edith C. Blum Professor in the Art History and Visual Culture distinguished chair at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. She is widely published in books, exhibition catalogues, auction catalogues and periodicals. Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and Art was the first monograph on the artist and is still in print its 8th edition. In 2020 she and Mexican curator Tere Arcq published The Tarot of Leonora Carrington. Some of her essays in exhibition catalogues include: Surrealism and Magic, Guggenheim Venice (2022); Not Without My Ghosts (2020, traveling exhibition in England); Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist (Phoenix Art Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, 2019), Leonora Carrington: Cuentos Magicos (Museo de Arte Moderno & INBA, Mexico City, 2018). She has written essays for many books and for the Journal of Surrealism of the Americas; Artforum, ASAP/Journal; Words without Borders; Mélusine; Art Journal.
Mercedes Pérez Bergliaffa is an academic, writer and artist specialized in Visual Arts and Art History, with a vast career in media. She currently coordinates a photothèque devoted to the history of women in Argentina. She also holds a professorship in Curatorial Studies at UNA, the Universidad Nacional de las Artes, and gives the graduate seminar on the History of Photography at the same university. Mercedes also organizes the Laboratory on Art Writing. She has received a wide range of recognition and prizes, among which, a fellowship at the Banff Centre for the Arts – Fundación Antorchas (Canada), the Grant of the Government of Canada, the Quinquela Martín Prize (Argentina), a CFC grant (Argentina), a grant from the Hermit Foundation (Czech Republic), as well as awards and support from various museums and institutions, including the Guggenheim Museum and the Fondation Langlois pour l’Art, la Science et la Technologie (Canada).
Tania June Sammons is a Savannah-based curator and writer whose passion for art, architecture, history, and culture has produced dozens of exhibitions and publications, including Beyond Utility: Pottery Created by Enslaved Hands, and The Art of Kahlil Gibra.
Ana-Stanca Tabarasi-Hoffmann is a researcher in history of ideas, a literary critic and a translator. Her interests are the history of landscape, the relationship between science, literature and arts, Romanticism and S. Kierkegaard, whose works she is also editing.
Kristina Van Dyke received her Ph.D. in the History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University. She was curator for Collections and Research at the Menil Collection and the director of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. She is currently working independently.