We are facilitating the integration of the digitally-born art with traditional art forms and vice versa
LUMINOUS is a non-for-profit Art Foundation aimed at researching, producing, and sharing knowledge around cutting-edge digital forms of contemporary art
Welcome to creating a cultural program for a wider community in the physical, blockchain, and metaverse worlds
Who is involved
Contemporary art museum professionals
Digital and fine art artists
Crypto and NFT natives
Metaverse explorers
What they do
Grow a knowledge base


Snejana Krasteva
Snejana Krasteva is Chief Curator at Luminous Art Foundation, co-founder and Artistic Director of the Triennale of Contemporary Art in the Eastern Balkans (Bulgaria, 2024), and former Senior Curator of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. She grew up between Bulgaria and Morocco, and moved to China in 2000 where she received a BA in Chinese Language from Nanjing University (2004). In China, she run the gallery Beijing Tokyo Art Projects + TOKYO GALLERY before joining the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. In 2009 she moved to London to pursue her education and received an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths College. From 2011 to 2013, she was a curator at Art on the Underground in London where she realized a series of art projects in the public realm prior to taking up the position of curator at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art.
Anne Duffau
Anne Duffau is Senior Curator at Luminous Founfation, a cultural producer, researcher, and founder of A—Z, an exploratory/nomadic curatorial platform. A---Z aims at opening up to audiences by sharing discursive practices in order to challenge preconceived ideas on race, gender identities and the so-called history in terms of power relationship. Anne was the interim curator at Wysing for the Polyphonic Festival 2020/2021 Editions, & a Tutor at the Royal College of Art’s Contemporary Art Practice Programme. She is part of the collective Transmissions.tv and Décalé. She produces live music under Alpha through several projects and collaborations (Décalé, MAENADS, Polisonics).
Andrea Misiano
Andrea Misiano is a Rome-based curator and anthropologist, curator-at-large at Luminous Foundation and co-founder of the blockchain-oriented art group Instigators. Misiano has worked at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art since 2009 where he has been involved in putting together a large number of shows, including those of Marina Abramovich, Jurgen Teller, William Kentridge, 100 Years of Performance, New York Minute, among others. Personal curatorial projects included Enchanted Wanderer at the Anthropological Museum of Chuckotka, 2013; Untitled… (Native Foreigners) at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, 2014; Untitled (After Defeats) at MAMM, Moscow, 2016. In 2015, he was one of the curators of 6th Moscow biennale responsible for the “The Caucasus Pavilion”. In 2017, he co-curated the inaugural Garage Triennial of Contemporary Art in Russia. In 2017 Misiano also curated La vita dalla mia finestra at the Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan and the solo show of David Adjaye Form, Heft Material. At Garage he curated the personal exhibition of Jurgen Teller Zittern auf dem Sofa and Bidding for Glasnost: Sotheby’s 1988 (both in 2018); co-curated We Treasure Our Lucid Dreams. The Other East and Esoteric Knowledge in Russian Art 1905–1969 (the show received The Art Newspaper Prize “Exhibition of the year”) 2020, and Spirit Labor: Difficulty, Duration, and Affect (2021).
Sonia Stubblebine
Sonia Stubblebine is an Assistant Editor of Luminous Art Foundation’s project The Curated. She is also a project manager of Fuelarts - first accelerator that uncovers potential of Art+Tech & NFT startups.

Our ongoing initiatives

The Curated
The first platform for decentralized curating digital and generative art from all over Web3.
Online media uniting widely known contemporary art experts to analyze NFT-related creative practices