Liberty Adrien is a curator, art historian and critic. She founded the independent art space Âme Nue in Hamburg, dedicated to contemporary art and culture, and the artist studios Âme Nue Ateliers in Paris. The French Ministry of Culture awarded her a research grant for her study on "the history of works by women artists acquired for the French national collections, from 1791 to the present day". Since then, she has collaborated with the Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP) and the Institut français Paris to present exhibitions of video works from the French collections in several European cities. In 2021, Liberty Adrien curated the art space Les Vitrines at the Institut français Berlin.
Carina Bukuts is an editor, writer, and curator. She studied art history and philosophy at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. Since 2018 she’s been working at frieze magazine,where she is associate editor. She is co-founder and editor-in-chief of PASSE-AVANT, an online magazine for contemporary art and discourse. Carina Bukuts was a guest lecturer at Kunsthochschule Mainz, supervised the exhibition project Studiengalerie1.357 at Goethe University and curated shows at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; CCA Tel-Aviv; Frankfurt Airport, among others. Her writings have appeared in several magazines and artists monographs, and she is a member of AICA Deutschland.
In 2021, Liberty Adrien and Carina Bukuts curated the Balade Berlin, an exhibition route in public places, for which they worked with artists Haris Epaminonda, Christine Sun Kim, Jumana Manna, Ulrike Ottinger, BettinaPousttchi, Willem de Rooij, Jimmy Robert, and Slavs and Tatars.