Justin Paton is senior curator at Christchurch Art Gallery. A widely published art critic and author of books on artists including Julia Morison, Jude Rae and Ricky Swallow, he is best known for his acclaimed book How to Look at a Painting (2005). In 2012 Paton was Katherine Mansfield Fellow in Menton, France. He is lead curator of Christchurch Art Gallery's much heralded Outer Spaces programme and curator of Bill Culbert: Front Door Out Back, New Zealand's presentation at the 55th Venice Biennale. Eliot Weinberger is an internationally acclaimed writer, essayist, critic and translator living in New York City. Robert Leonard is Director of the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. Geraldine Kirrihi Barlow, of Irish, Maori (Ngapuhi) and English descent, is senior curator at Monash University Museum of Art in Melbourne.