Mirwan Andan studied Islamic studies at a boarding school in Watampone, French literature at the Hasanuddin University (Makassar) and comparative politics at the University of Indonesia, Jakarta. He was has been an advisor and researcher of for Jakarta Biennale 2015. He is a researcher and a developer of ruangrupa, where he took part in curating SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION in Arnhem, Netherlands. He is part of the artistic direction for the upcoming documenta 15, 2022 in Kassel, Germany.
While earning her degree in Cultural Studies and Political Science in Tübingen, Buenos Aires and Berlin, Pola Hahn began working for the Spanish and Latin American film festival CINELATINO in Southern Germany in 2010; two years later she became Festival Coordinator. After writing her thesis on the representation of migration in Latin American documentaries, she joined the women’s rights film festival Women’s Worlds and joined the Berlinale Talents team in 2016.