The Directors

Art Director – Candace Goodrich

Candace Goodrich is an American artist/curator, currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2001, she completed her BFA in painting at the School of Visual Arts – NY. In 2007, she earned her MFA also in painting from the New York Academy of Art. She was a participant in Curatorlab at Konstfack, Stockholm in 2016/2017. In 2018, she will complete a second Master’s Degree in Postcolonial Theory and Multiculturalism from Södertorn Högskola, Stockholm, Sweden.  She founded and directed her first curatorial project in 2012-2014, the international artist residency One-Sided Story involving 38 artists. She was the founding Art Director of the Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig, where she curated 16 international exhibitions, involving 100+ artists, representing 30+ countries, sponsored by numerous foundations, embassies, and ministries of culture worldwide. In addition to the exhibition program, she co-directed a complimentary education program and together with Pogon-Zagreb, hosted ICSC-Intercity/Switchcity, a 3 year curatorial/collective residency exchange program, as well as an education program with Cultural Manager Angela Straube. She is co-founder of the ArtSci Nexus, an interdisciplinary platform fostering collaborations between the arts and hard sciences. She exhibits her own work primarily in Europe.

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Science Director – Dr. John LaCava

Molecular life scientist focusing on the study of biomolecular interactions; science/art communicator living and working in New York City, NY. John received his PhD in molecular genetics from the University of Edinburgh and remains highly active in cutting edge research at The Rockefeller University and the New York University School of Medicine. John has founded, organized, produced, and participated in a wide array of science/art outreach projects; he also writes and lectures on the topic of science/art and science communications.

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