Caroline Sinders is a machine-learning-design researcher and artist. For the past few years, she has been examining the intersections of technology's impact in society, interface design, artificial intelligence, abuse, and politics in digital, conversational spaces. Sinders is the founder of Convocation Design + Research, an agency focusing on the intersections of machine learning, user research, designing for public good, and solving difficult communication problems. Currently, she is a fellow with the Harvard Kennedy School exploring trust patterns designed to trick users in social networks.
César Escudero Andaluz is an artist and researcher focused on 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.
Chipp Jansen is a PhD candidate in Robotics at Kings College London researching human-robotic interaction in in visual arts. In the past, he has worked as a creative computing consultant and interdisciplinary artist in the areas of data visualisation, information aesthetics, interactive installation, and computational architecture. Recently his artistic practice has taken a physical materials direction with direct carving in stone and printmaking.
Christina Gruber is an artist and freshwater ecologist, who works at the intersection of art and science. In her work she deals with societal phenomena and their effects on the earth’s surface. Water is of special interest to her. Christina sees it as the element all things on earth have in common. It is the connector between stories of different places and layers, running through everything, from clouds to data centers.
Dasha Ilina is a Russian digital artist based in Paris, France. Her work explores the relationship we develop with the digital devices we use on a daily basis, specifically in regards to the human body. Ilina’s work centers around the notions of care and technology, DIY practices and low-tech solutions to examine various issues such as phone addiction, tech-related health problems and privacy in the digital age. She is the founder of the Center for Technological Pain, a center that proposes DIY solutions to health problems caused by digital technologies.
Davide Bevilacqua is media artist and curator interested in network infrastructures and technological acivism, as well as in curatorial and artistic research about the framework conditions in which artistic practice is presented and transmitted to the audience. Davide is active in servus.at since 2017. At the moment he runs around very busy in the organisation of AMRO Festival 2020. ;)
DISNOVATION.ORG is an artist led action-research collective founded in 2012 in Paris. They develop interdisciplinary inquiries and practices involving artists, anthropologists, philosophers, activists, engineers, architects, designers and hobbyists.
Grown up in the suburbs of Linz, in an area with a mix of small family houses and large construction companies. Dominik Leitner is a multi media artist and curator. Active in music and graphic design, with a interest in architecture and cityscapes.
Got introduced to Linux as a teenager to program weaving machines. Now working in Pure Data and LibreOffice, trying to get the most out of the 3D object function.
Researcher and campaigner for Re:Common since 2012, she focuses on campaigns against the expansion of fossil fuels and large scale infrastructure for over 15 years. A graduate in international politics with a MA in International relations at the University of Amsterdam ISHSS, she has participated in field visits to communities affected by the impacts of the extractive industry in Nigeria, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Republic of Congo, among others.