Birgit Ostermeier, a trained communication manager and art historian was co-founder and managing director of the international contemporary art gallery DISKUS / Birgit Ostermeier from 2005 until 2010. Since 2011 she is working as a project manager and program coordinator for the Goethe-Institut. She develops content concepts for foreign professional visitors and presents insights in Germany’s contemporary culture, economy and politics. In parallel, she studied business, and in 2017 she graduated with an MBA focused on director and sustainability manager of OBAstudios.

Barbara Jenner has a background in academics and also maintains an art practice. After studying textiles at the University of Fine Arts in Vienna she began working as an artist, and soon after obtained a PhD in art history and media studies. At the Berlin-based contemporary art gallery carlier | gebauer, she liaised with artists and curators, organized exhibitions, supervised production and developed marketing and sales strategies. In recent years, she has engaged in substantial research on traditional art and design techniques such as ceramics, weaving and silk-screening. In 2015 she co-founded Five & Dime – Limited Editions and Multiples. Conceived of as an ever-changing, online store selling prints and functional objects, Five & Dime aimed to make art buying more democratic. With the knowledge she gained she wants to start a new project.

Currently we receive assistance from our consultant Nora Good. She is an architect by profession, who specializes in marketing, trend research and digital strategy. At the moment she is working for Archipinion and Minimum.