Saturday 10 November
Anne Pontégnie is an independent curator and art critic based in Brussels, where she runs AP Office, contemporary art resources, offering conceptual and technical resources to conceive and implement contemporary art exhibitions. Formerly, she has acted as Co- Director of Le Consortium, Dijon (FR) and Chief Curator at WIELS Contemporary Art Center in Brussel (BE). In 2011 she organized the Printemps de Septembre festival in Toulouse (FR) and collaborated with Robert Nickas to produce the Lyon Biennial with Consortium in 2003.
Jessica Gysel is the publisher and editor of GIRLS LIKE US, an independent queer arts magazine spotlighting an international expanding community of women from all genders within arts, culture and activism. Under her guidance, the publication maps collaborative routes toward non-patriarchy, unfolding feminist legacies in arts and writing. In addition to her literary work, Gysel is a founding partner at Mothers & Daughters, an inclusive, lesbian bar that opened in 2018, the first of its kind in 15 years. Though Jessica has lived in Amsterdam for most of her professional life, she is a native Belgian who returned home to Brussels, where she has lived for the past four years.