How the Institution of the Museum and its Collection is Being Reimagined and Reinvented today from a Southern Perspective
is an architect, curator, and writer. A Loeb Fellow from Harvard University, he was the founding Director of the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon, and a curator at MoMA in New York. He now prepares a Candidacy to European Capital of Culture for a coalition of 17 cities in Portugal.
is the Director of NEON, a Non-Profit Organisation for Culture and Development founded by contemporary art collector and entrepreneur Dimitris Daskalopoulos. She is responsible for the management, artistic program and strategic development of all of its public initiatives, including exhibitions and education. She is a graduate of Queen Mary and Westfield College, UCL and LSE, and lives in Athens.
is the Founding Director of the Palais de Lomé in Togo, an ambitious renovation, cultural and environmental project, which opened its doors in November 2019. She was entrusted with the conception, management, design and oversight of the transformation of the former Governor’s Palace into a center for art and culture after it lay abandoned for more than 20 years. She also curated in 2017 and 2019 exhibitions of design and crafts from Togo at Révélations Biennale des Métiers d’art, the international fine craft and creation biennial at the Grand Palais in Paris. She previously worked in Europe in management consulting, and international brand management at large multinational consumer goods corporations.
Moderated by ANISSA TOUATI, Curator-at-large Paris Internationale.