GABRIELE TINTI is an Italian poet and writer. He has worked with the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the British Museum (among many other institutions), and his poems have been performed by actors including Abel Ferrara, Malcolm McDowell, Robert Davi, Marton Csokas, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Fry, James Cosmo, Michael Imperioli, Franco Nero, Burt Young, Michele Placido, Alessandro Haber, Jamie McShane and Joe Mantegna. In 2018 his ekphrastic poetry project Ruins was awarded the Premio Montale with a ceremony at the Museo Nazionale Romano in Palazzo Altemps.
CHRISTIAN GLIWITZKY studied Christian Archaeology, Classical Archaeology and Classical Philology in Mainz, Freiburg, Rome and Dresden. Formerly an archaeologist at the Saxon State Office for Archaeology in Dresden and a Greek and Latin teacher at the Landesgymnasium St Afra Meißen, he is now deputy director at the State Collections of Classical Antiquities and the Glyptothek in Munich.
SEÁN HEMINGWAY is the John A. and Carole O. Moran Curator in Charge of the Department of Greek and Roman Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He is a classical archaeologist who specialises in ancient bronze sculpture.
KENNETH LAPATIN is curator of antiquities at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. A graduate of Berkeley and Oxford, he has excavated at sites on the ground and underwater in Italy, Greece, England, and Israel. His exhibitions and publications include Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2015).
LYNDA NEAD is Pevsner Professor of History of Art at Birkbeck, University of London. She has published widely on the history of art and visual culture; she is also a qualified boxing coach and has written on the visual aesthetics of boxing.
NIGEL SPIVEY teaches Classical archaeology at Cambridge University, where he is also a Fellow of Emmanuel College. His latest book is The Sarpedon Krater: Life and Afterlife of a Greek Vase (Head of Zeus, 2018).
ANDREW STEWART is Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology and Nicholas C. Petris Professor of Greek Studies Emeritus, and Curator of Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology, at the University of California at Berkeley. He has published widely on Greek art, especially on Hellenistic sculpture, and has excavated in the UK, Crete, New Zealand, and for twenty-one years at Dor in Israel.