Portrait of Prem Krishnamurthy and Tina Kukielski. Photo by Sebastian Bach.
Portrait of Prem Krishnamurthy and Tina Kukielski. Photo by Sebastian Bach.

Prem Krishnamurthy

2022 Co-Artistic Director


Prem Krishnamurthy is a designer, curator, writer, and teacher based in Berlin and New York. He currently directs Wkshps, a multidisciplinary design practice and organizes Commune, an emergent, multiform workshop that practices artistic tools for social transformation. Prem received the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Communications Design in 2015. In March 2020, he started a live, collaborative, virtual event series called Present! as part of the artist collective Home Cooking. His experimental, ever-changing, electronic book, P!DF, is available online.

Tina Kukielski

2022 Co-Artistic Director


Tina Kukielski
is based in New York City where she is Executive Director and Chief Curator of Art21, a nonprofit art organization specializing in storytelling about contemporary art and producers of award-winning documentary films on artists. Kukielski previously held curatorial positions at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh and has independently curated exhibitions in Dubai, Milan, Naples, and Miami. She was a co-curator of the acclaimed 2013 Carnegie International with Daniel Baumann and Dan Byers.