Emese Kürti (PhD) is an art historian, researcher, art critic, and the head of Artpool Art Research Center – Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest. Her dissertation set the groundwork for a new narrative of Hungarian action art based on a musical genealogy. Recently, she has been focusing on the transregional artistic collaborations between Hungary and Yugoslavia, and the self- historicizing and institutional ambitions of the neo-avant-garde.
Zsuzsa László is a researcher and archivist at Artpool Art Research Center and Ph.D. candidate at the Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies, Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, Budapest, where she is writing her dissertation on the emergence and critique of the concept of East European Art. She is also a member of NEP4Dissent researchers' network and the editorial board of the online magazine mezosfera.org. Recent projects she (co-)curated and co-edited include 1971: Parallel Nonsynchronism, Creativity Exercises, Sitting Together, and Parallel Chronologies.