ACT! is a platform providing professional development programmes for artists, galleries, and professionals in the art world. Our HQ offices are in London but we operate online (meaning everywhere). We only work with art world professionals, who have achieved a high level of authority in their fields to design programmes that address our participants' real problems and concerns.
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Our tutors are seasoned lecturers, book authors, curators, directors, art patrons and art professionals.
Georgina is the editor-at-large of The Art Newspaper and columnist of the Financial Times. She is a book author and a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).
Francesca is a member of the Tate Executive Committee, Latin American Acquisition Committee, and patron of other international institutions. She is a Senior Lecturer at Sotheby's Institute.
Aaron is the Director of Delfina Foundation in London. Among many events, he curated the performance programme of the 58th Venice Biennale. He has been appointed to numerous boards and juries including the Turner Prize.
Flavia curated Tate's 'Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs' and the 'World Goes Pop', among others. She is the National Portrait Gallery's Chanel Curator, a role responsible for enhancing the representation of female artists and sitters in the Gallery’s Collection.
Gabriel served as director of the Cisneros Collection (NYC) for ten years and is currently Senior Advisor. He curated the 33rd Sao Paulo Biennial and the Brazilian pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale.
Leslie is the Head of the International Council of La Fondation Maeght. She was Senior Patron Manager at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, and before that at the Teatro La Fenice and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. She frequently writes about philanthropy for the Art Newspaper and Apollo.
Gilda is an art critic, London correspondent for Artforum magazine and Senior Lecturer on the MFA Curating programme at Goldsmiths. She is the author of the book How to write about contemporary art.