Martin Bochynek (*1958) As a freelance critic, he combines comprehensive expertise und strict quality criteria of contemporary art with pop cultural interests and, as the owner of the Bochynek Gallery (1994 – 2006), has long-standing experience in special background knowledge of the business and history of the Dusseldorf galleries.

Language: German, English
Particular offers: commercial framework of the gallery business, history of the Dusseldorf galleries, artist as gallery owner, interplay of the music and art community.




Susanne Ristow (*1971), artist and art mediator and since her study at the Dusseldorf Art Academy has been working with national and international museums (e.g. Museum Kunstpalast, Kunstsammlung NRW/Dusseldorf) at the interface of art and mediation, artistic research and scientific work with the term “artwork” with associates and guests of all ages.

Languages: German, English, Italian, Spanish
Particular offers: insights in the artistic practice / materials science, guided tours for families, intercultural art tour guide (China, Japan), action programmes.



Nicolas Stiller (*1975) In addition to his activity as a freelance artist, he has acquired a Master’s Degree with distinction in the subjects art history, philosophy and Romance studies and has been working in the field of art mediation since 2002, whereby he has worked for, among others, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the von-der-Heydt Museum in Wuppertal and the Art Museum Solingen.

Languages: German, English, French
Particular offers: art in the literary and philosophical historical context, cooperation with schools, art in public spaces