Team

Stephan Van Kuyk

Founder & CEO

hello@azucarmag.com

Stephan founded the magazine in 2012 as a catalogue showcasing Argentinian and Latin American Art. Dedicated to promoting emerging artist talents, Stephan is mainly working with the outreach and international development of the magazine and gallery. Founder of Azucar Artist Management Agency.

 

Vanessa Souli

Chief Executive Assistant & Visual Content Curator

management@azucarmag.com

Vanessa Souli is an Art Manager and Arts Writer. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MA in Arts & Heritage Management from Maastricht University. Vanessa is the co-founder of Azucar Artist Management Agency and Chief Curator of the magazine. At the same time, she is working with the marketing, development and artistic direction of the magazine and online gallery.

 

Our Writers

 

Cristina Benzi Sanchez

cribensan1@gmail.com

Since 2015, Cristina is taking part in openings and art events in Europe and America.

Sometimes she does interviews with artists or curators. She is always looking for the next adventure into the Berlin Art Scene.

 

Nazreen Abraham

nazreen.aziz@gmail.com

Nazreen Abraham Stein was the Lord Commander of Malaysian counter-culture hub, Minut Init (Late 2015- Early 2017). Underneath his management of the most well known headquarter of the local underground scene, he was dedicated to redefining perceptions towards contemporary art and encouraging discussion of aesthetic, politics and exchanging culture with international creative minds. He is a multi-disciplinary creative agent.

 

Becs Richards

beccer.richards@gmail.com

Becs Richards is an artist and activist living in Berlin. She studied Sociology and Performance at Seattle University, with an emphasis on the intersections of feminism, performance, and resistance. Her work has primarily focused on experimental underground music culture, art and social movements, scenic design, media justice, and performance art. Two notable companies she has worked with are Sub Pop and Hollow Earth Radio.

 

Francisco Tomsich

polonafatur@gmail.com

Artist and author born in Uruguay. He has founded and integrates numerous art projects and groups and is a fervent traveller and gatherer of recent art histories from Eastern Europe.

 

Karine Bravo

karinebravob@gmail.com

Karine Bravo is a journalist and multidisciplinary artist. She moved from Brazil to Berlin to discover new artistic scenes and get inspired to create content, whether is written or audiovisual. She also dedicates herself to study trends of digital communication, especially new formats and the impact of social media in a cultural perspective.

Maria Llopart

llopartmaria@gmail.com

Freelance writer for some magazines about art criticism and interviews to contemporary artists. She is also the co-founder of Cercle d’Art, the multidisciplinary magazine for university students. She is currently interested in art residencies and working in a research project about their role in contemporary art and artists careers.

Jully Acuña

jullya2@gmail.com

Colombian artist based in Berlin, specialized in heritage conservation and currently a PhD candidate in Heritage at Leiden University, in the Netherlands. Interested in developing creative approaches in museums heritage and communities through the arts and new technologies.