Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio is a researcher, writer, editor and curator, working across different disciplines, territories and cultures. He holds an International PhD in “Art History, Theory and Criticism” from the University of Barcelona. He is a faculty member and core advisor at Transart Institute (NY-Berlin), and Professor and coordinator of the Postgraduate course on International Cultural Cooperation at University of Barcelona. His current lines of research involve the subjects of intercultural processes, globalization, participation and mobility in contemporary art and cultural policies, and the cultural cooperation between Asia and Europe. As an art critic, editor and independent curator he collaborates with international organizations and institutions and writes extensively for several international magazines. He is Editorial contributor at Culture360 – Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), Managing Editor at ELSE Journal and co-founder of InterArtive.