Stacey Baker is a Photo Editor at The New York Times Magazine. The photography at The New York Times Magazine is recognised annually by publications such as Photo District News and American Photography. She is also a former Director of Photography at More Magazine in New York.
Karen McQuaid is Curator at The Photographers Gallery (London) and has been in post since 2009. She has curated exhibitions including 'Jim Goldberg, Open See' (2009) that won the artist the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2010; She has edited publications by Fiona Tan, Claire Aho and Andy Worhol, Photograph: 1976-1987' (2014) which received popular and literary acclaim. She has co-curated with the Musee d'Elysee, Lausanne, curated for the Moscow House of Photography and facilitated a number of artist projects. She regularly writes for International arts publications and institutions, and guest lectures across the UK. She also participants in folio reviews internationally.
Andreas Müller-Pohle is a Berlin-based media artist and publisher. In 1979 he founded European Photography, an independent art magazine for contemporary photography and new media. Müller-Pohle’s works have been widely published and exhibited and are included in numerous private and museum collections worldwide. As a publisher, Müller-Pohle has edited the major works of the media philosopher Vilém Flusser, available today in the ten-volume Edition Flusser and including the seminal Philosophy of Photography, which has been translated into over 20 languages. In 2001, Müller-Pohle was awarded the European Photography Prize of the Reind M. De Vries Foundation. He is the author of numerous texts on photo theory, among others on “Visualism”, and has been a visiting professor and lecturer at, among others, the Higher Institute of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium. His most recent project, Hong Kong Waters, was published by Kehrer Verlag and Asia One Books.
Matt Packer is Director at CCA (Centre for Contemporary Art), Derry-Londonderry. He has curated numerous exhibitions in institutional and independent capacities including group exhibitions for the Lewis Glucksman Gallery and the Royal Hibernian Academy. His writings have been published in magazines and journal including Kaleidoscope, Frieze, Source Photography Review, Concreta, Photography & Culture and Camera Austria. Alongside his work at CCA, he was recently appointed as Curator of LIAF 2015 (Lofoten International Art Festival), which takes place in the Lofoten Island, Northern Norway, in August 2015.
Michael has been Director of the Belfast Photo since 2009 and initiated as well as curated numerous commissions on exhibitions of contemporary art with a particular focus on photography. In his role he curates the varied programme of artist talks, symposiums, residencies, workshops, short films and exhibitions per year. He has recently judged for the 2015 Circulations Photography Festival (Paris) and European Heritage Week 2014. He also reviews internationally, including at such Festivals as Les Rencontres d'Arles (France), Format Festival (UK) and Singapore International Photography Festival (Singapore).