Eva Riebová (Czech Republic, b. 1987) studied Art History at Charles University and Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague and was awarded a scholarship at New York University. Since 2017 she works as curator at the Galleries at MeetFactory Center for Contemporary Art, Prague. Recently curated group exhibitions include Stranger Than Paradise (exhibition focused on artists from South-East Europe), Someone Walking Around (intergenerational exhibition accompanied by the literary experiment), Amplified by the Stillness (featuring the artist collective Das Numen), as well as solo exhibitions with Jimena Mendoza (Mexico), Rodrigo Arteaga (Chile), Lukáš Kalivoda (Czech Republic). Previously, Riebová worked in Berlin and Prague in art business with a focus on Eastern European Art and managed international cultural projects, such as Prague Quadrennial. She has worked as a freelance curator and art historian, focusing on site-specific projects within socio-cultural events and festivals (Povaleč, Living City). Riebová was curator-in-residence at CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea, that featured visits to Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.


Marten Esko (b. 1990) is a curator, writer and art-worker based in Tallinn, Estonia. He is one of the managers of the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM) in Tallinn, where he worked as an assistant curator since 2011, and took over the management with Johannes Säre from 2016. He is also board member of EKKM, the Foundation Tallinn Print Triennial, the publishing collective Uus Materjal (New Material) and the magazine Estonian Art. One of his latest curatorial projects was a collaboration with the artist Mihkel Ilus at the Tallinn Art Hall Gallery, titled Dead End (2016), for which a collection of context-free writings were published under the same title, as part of the continuously changing format of works on view. His practice has focused on different formats or platforms of exhibiting and exhibition-making, with both material and conceptual approaches the production of knowledge/awareness. Marten Esko was curator-in-residence at CPR 2018: Dimming the Northern Lights, that featured visits to the Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.


Mariela Velasco dedicates her professional career to arts management and cultural promotion. Her curatorial practice is focused on the intertwines between contemporary art and cinema, cross-cultural dialogue and the research of art initiatives that reconfigure significantly their place of action. Mariela has collaborated with several museums and institutions as the Palais des Beaux-Arts – BOZAR, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Sala de Arte Pública Siqueiros, ArtLima, the British Library and the Raindance Film Festival. In January 2017 she established Botánica de Proyectos®, her own brand and agency with representation in Mexico City, London and Milan.


Violeta Janeiro (Vigo, 1982) is among the most prestigious independent curators in the Spanish art landscape.  She has worked as curatorial fellow at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, was curator at the Spanish Consulate in Shanghai with AECID, and has been assistant curator for the Spanish Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale.  Her work focuses on practices of a collaborative nature.  She reflects on the potential of community through projects that explore alternatives in production, reception and channelling of art.