obtained her MA in Contemporary Art and Theory at the University of Essex. She
also holds an MA in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester. In the past
few years, she has been professionally involved with contemporary art projects,
both in New York and Athens. During 2002-220 she was part of the team that
organised the Outlook International Art Exhibition in Athens. In 2004 she
worked at the Deste Foundation, Athens, on the exhibition Monument to Now.
During 2006-7 she served as Director at the Breeder Gallery, Athens. Natasha is
currently writing her PhD, which traces the legacies of the readymade and the
found object in contemporary post-conceptual art, at the University of Essex.
Iris Balija finished her MA in Art History, Criticism and Philosophy at the University of Essex in the United Kingdom where she is currently writing her doctoral thesis on contemporary art and the domestic interior. She specialises in twentieth century visual art and cinema with a particular focus on the European and American avant-garde of the 1960s to the present.
Matthew Bowman completed his PhD at the University of Essex, exploring issues of medium-specificity and its relation to the expanded field, modernism, postmodernism in the art-critical journal October. The PhD dissertation was entitled ‘October and the Expanded Field of Art and Criticism’. He is also the author of ‘The New Critical Historians of Art?’ in James Elkins and Michael Newman (eds), The State of Art Criticism (London and New York: Routledge, 2008), and ‘Proving Reality Undone’ in the Reality Undone catalogue for the exhibition held in the University Gallery at the University of Essex. firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Moonie graduated from the University of St. Andrews in 2003 and subsequently completed his MA in Contemporary Art, Criticism and Philosophy at the University of Essex in 2005. He recently completed his PhD at Essex, entitled 'Criticism and Painting: Modernism in the U.S.A. c. 1958-1963'.