Belfast-born Aoife Rosenmeyer has been Zurich-based since 2008. As a freelance critic she writes on contemporary art for numerous art and architectural publications including Art Review, frieze and frieze d/e, and is contributing editor for Art in America and Art Agenda. In recent years she has contributed to catalogues for artists including Melanie Smith, Robert Kinmont and Clare Goodwin; she also translates art texts. In 2009 she founded the irregular and itinerant debate series art+argument, which has taken place in venues including the Kunstmuseum Bern and BolteLang, freymond-guth and Anne Mosseri-Marlio galleries.
Why are we afraid to judge?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student