Collector and Founder
Marc Barbey (*1971) grew up in Paris and after studying international business at the Grande École (ESSCA) in Angers, France, and the Heriott Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, he worked for nine years in Paris as an international sales and business development manager. On the occasion of the birth of his first child in 2003, he moved to Berlin, founded his first own company, and in the last years he has worked independently or as an employee in the software business. Berlin is the birthplace of his private collection, the "Collection Regard".
After finishing his studies in architecture in Florence, Antonio Panetta, born in Italy, moved to Berlin in 1996 for studying Fine Arts at University of the Arts, Berlin. Since then, Antonio Panetta works and lives as a freelance artist in Berlin. Among other things, his artistic works were shown in the Museum Centre Vapriikki, Tampere (Finland), the Museum for Photography, Braunschweig, the Academy of Arts, Berlin, and the ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe. Besides his artistic activities, Antonio Panetta works as a lecturer at the University of Arts, Berlin. He participated in implementing of various photo exhibitions and art projects for photo galleries and foundations in Berlin and Italy. 2010 Antonio Panetta became the creative director of Collection Regard.
After her Master degree in Culture Management at the Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris, Eva Gravayat worked from 2007 to 2011 as exhibitions production manager for the international photography festival Les Rencontres d’Arles in France under the direction of François Hébel. She moved to Berlin in January 2012 where she now lives and works free-lance as journalist (L’OEil de la Photographie, Hatje Cantz Fotoblog, Hachette) and cultural project manager (Fotobookfestival Kassel, Photomarketing). Eva Gravayat became development manager of Collection Regard in 2014.