The association was founded by Bérénice Freytag, Elena Volpato and Natalia Zonova, independent curators from different parts of the world and with different professional backgrounds. The association was created with the intention of promoting an inclusive, dynamic and stimulating concept of culture. At the base of the association is the desire to convey social issues and of interests for the individual as well as for the community through culture, declined in all its forms.

Born in Rome, EQUILATERA strongly believes in diffusion and diversity, proposing to create itinerant projects without setting territorial limits.