Kevin Jones is an independent arts writer based in Dubai. New York-born and Paris-bred, he has lived in the Middle East for the past 13 years and is currently the UAE Desk Editor for ArtAsiaPacific. He has contributed to The Art Newspaper, Artforum.com, ArtReviewAsia and FlashArt International. He holds a BA with a double major English Literature/Journalism from Northwestern University. His MA is in Linguistics/Semiotics from Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III). Formerly a brand strategist with international branding and communication agencies, Kevin is also the founder of the niche consultancy Juniper Mind, which cross-pollinates artists and the corporate world through training and innovative collaborations.