Davide Quadrio is a China based producer and curator. He founded and directed for a decade the first not-for-profit independent creative lab in Shanghai, Bizart Art Center, as a platform to foster the local contemporary art scene. In 2007 Quadrio created Arthub Asia, a production and curatorial proxy active in Asia and worldwide. He is currently hosted by Shanghai Visual Art Institute and is working as curator for the Aurora Museum, Shanghai. Assisted by ongoing collaborations with Arthub the Museum plans to open a new contemporary art wing in 2016.
Francesca Girelli is London-based curator and writer. She is the content manager for Frieze magazine. In 2012 she co-organized the City Pavilions Project, an integral part of the 9th Shanghai Biennale. Since 2013 Francesca is also collaborating with Ramdom Association in the development of DEFAULT, a biennial 10-day masterclass in residency for artists. Francesca is also carrying out research on the content of the FarEastFarWest Collection as an important example of the contemporary art scene in the Shanghai of the past and present decades.