How we created London’s largest free contemporary arts festival

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Ksenia Zemtsova - Co-Founder, Art Night

Ksenia established Art Night in 2014, an all-night contemporary arts festival in extraordinary locations. In her role, Ksenia focuses on development, cultural fundraising and partnerships. Prior to this, Ksenia had experience working for Christie’s New York, the Cabinet of the Deputy Mayor of Paris for Culture and the 2012 French presidential campaign. Ksenia is interested in the positive impact of the arts on the public realm and is always keen to discover and create new cultural experiences. She studied Public Affairs and Cultural Policy at Sciences Po Paris, holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and is a fluent Russian and French speaker.

Philippine Nguyen - Co-Founder, Art Night

Philippine co-founded Art Night in 2014 and works across departments - from fundraising and partnership building to management, finance, communications and research. Philippine has substantial experience as a consultant in Public Affairs and Communications. Previous positions spanned public and private sectors, from the French National Assembly to international media companies such as Canal+. Her love of cinema brought her to create a film festival for young directors, chaired by the President of the Cannes Film Festival in 2011. Philippine studied Political Science at Science Po in Paris and Public Law at Paris Sorbonne University.