Abelardo Gil-Fournier is an artist and researcher whose work addresses the material interweaving between the contemporary image and the living surfaces of the planet. His practice is based on the elaboration of platforms -installations, devices and workshops- conceived as open mechanisms, where art, knowledge and politics intersect.
Adnan Hadzi is currently working as resident researcher at the University of Malta. Adnan has been a regular at Deckspace Media Lab, for the last decade, a period over which he has developed his research at Goldsmiths, University of London, based on his work with Deptford. TV/Deckspace.TV. It is through Free and Open Source Software and technologies this research has a social impact. Currently Adnan is a participant researcher in the MAZI/CreekNet research collaboration with the boattr project.
The student of Sociology, Politics and Economics, Alina Krobok, is working for Sea-Watch as deputy head of communications. She is reponsible among other things for press relations, all social media channels and building up an international community. She already worked for other initiatives which support refugees, did political work for a party and worked as youth ambassador for another NGO.
Alison Killing is an architect, urban designer and documentary maker based in Rotterdam, where she runs her own studio, Killing Architects. Her work is about using architecture, urban planning, data and mapping to tell urgent stories. These range from the ways in which death has shaped our cities over the past hundred years, to narratives of migration to Europe and the refugee "crisis", to how we attempt to reconstruct our cities after disaster.
Antti Pussinen (1984, Finland) is a visual and a sound artist working on multiple mediums. His artistic work currently uses analog and digital electronics to recreate impressions of phenomena found in nature and the universe. His works have been shown for example in Kiasma Contemporary Art museum of Helsinki and in Center for Architecture in New York. He Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
beepblip is based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She is a member of DIY sound collective Theremidi Orchestra. With Saša Spačal they create a series of sonoseismic installations. She contributed a sound composition for "2311" album by agapea, published by Kamizdat. With Spačal they are also founders of ČIPke, Initiative for Women with the Sense for Technology, Science, and Art.
The collective BridA was founded in 1996 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, where its members Jurij Pavlica, Sendi Mango and Tom Kerševan completed their studies.
César Escudero Andaluz, is an artist and researcher focused of Human-Computer Interaction, interface criticism, digital culture and its social and political effects. His work spans image-making, sculpture, videogame, installation, networked culture, IoT, robotics, media archaeology. Since 2011 he is researching at the Kunstuniversität Linz in Interface Culture LAB. His artworks have been shown in international electronic-art events, museums, galleries and conferences including ZKM, ARS ELECTRONICA CENTER (at) / ISMAR2015 (jp) / WRO2015 (pl) / TRANSNUMERIQUES (fr) / HANGAR.
Christina Gruber is an artist and freshwater ecologist living and working in Vienna, Austria. She works at the intersection of art and science; her work deals with societal phenomena that shape our world. These relate to the Anthropocene, a concept that describes human beings as the main force changing the earth’s surface. Gruber investigates the effects humans have and had on the landscape and how they’ve shaped the earth’s surface. In the last years water is of special interest to her. She sees it as the element that all things on earth, including humans, have in common.