JAANA-KRISTIINA ALAKOSKIs Swedish, London-based artist working mainly with her online presence, digital imagery and durational performances. Her artistic practice, subsequently, has evolved from and is built around her smart phone camera. She has been taking photos and videos of her self and continuously submitted entries to a visual debate in social media, critically reflecting on a social game of contemporary photographic self-representation —simultaneously as directly participating in it.
MONIKA GABRIELA DORNIAK is a Berlin-based artist exploring the structures of the Self through a multifaceted analysis of body, mind and environment, by taking into consideration the regressive history of the domination of nature, specifically on the example of the female body-mind. The ongoing collaboration with dancers underlines her explorations. Her long-term research is on the human body and mind in relation to the environment we inhabit(ed) and the consequences of cultural and technological changes; this is combined with the study of past rituals, and the powerful effects of media on a manipulable consumer society.
SIMON FREUND is a Gotha-based conceptual artist.
ALINA MARIA FRIESKE is a Lausanne-based artist focused on the assembled image and its classification. Thereby she works with collage techniques and illustration to explore the process between individual and collective viewpoints.
PILLE-RIIN JAIK, born 1991 in Tallinn, Estonia, is an interdisciplinary video and performance artist based in Vienna. She has a Bachelor of Photography from the Estonian Academy of Fine Arts and is currently studying Art and Digital Media with professor Constanze Ruhm at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.
JESSE JOHANNING is a Brooklyn based graphic designer specializing in print and experiential design. He has collaborated with brands such as Nikelab, Herman Miller, and Nikon designing anything from pop-up shops to ad campaigns. His work has been featured in New York Times, Vogue, It's Nice That, and AIGA among others.
MONOGROWL is a Brooklyn based electronic musician with an obsession for modular synthesis. He spent the best part of the last ten years working for Spotify and was raised on a strict diet of pulse-width modulated square waves, low-pass filters and Buchla bongos. He’s currently spending his time figuring out his second EP and wondering how a small New York apartment can fit another set of patch cables in it.
EGOR KRAFT is a Berlin & Moscow-based artist working at the intersection of arts, media, technology, film, critical design and research. His work finds itself on the boundary between reality and its virtual misrepresentation, involving artificial information systems, computational technologies, films and interventions, often in conjunction with traditional medias. As part of his research based practice he tends to develop speculative narratives questioning coexistence of human irrational reasoning and a ubiquitous impartial and quantitative orders rendered by machinic agency and technologies of today and tomorrow.
ANTONIA LUXEM is a London-based artist creating abstract and experimental videos, music videos, documentaries and paintings. Inspired by her research in neurology and philosophy in relation to the human brain and its interpreting of the external world, she seeks to transport viewers to under-explored mental spaces. Her latest work delves into homophobia and our perception of queerness. Her documentary work explores current social and environmental issues, which are the focus of my debut film Perceptions on Chaos: Hackney (2016). She co-founded ANTIKO, which was a film and photography project documenting every council estates in Tower Hamlets (London) throughout 2017. In 2019, she produced a documentary about Greta Thunberg and other young climate change activists from around the world for Dazed. She is a self-taught artist and was an Open School East Associate in 2018; she is currently a FLAMIN fellow for 2019/2020.
HERWIG SCHERABON is a Vienna-based visual artist working across various disciplines and enjoys to materialize digital things in tangible media. Due to his background in graphic design and architecture, Herwig is invested in the abstract representation of space, places and objects. The raw material for his work is often data and therefore, providing data with a voice is an intrinsic part of his process. Data needs to be crafted into a story in order to be heard.
VERA SEBERT is a Vienna-based multimedia artist working between visual media, language, film and computer programs.
THEO TRIANTAFYLLIDIS is a Greek, Los Angeles-based artist who builds virtual spaces and the interfaces for the human body to inhabit them. He creates expansive worlds and complex systems where the virtual and the physical merge in uncanny, absurd and poetic ways. These are often manifested as performances, virtual and augmented reality experiences, games and interactive installations.
REMY UGARTE VALLEJOS a Swiss/Bolivian artist currently living and working between Lausanne and Berlin. His research and practice focus on the hybrid nature of the image and its relation to other bodies and architectures. He's exploring intersections of tribal cultures and urban life structures, recurrently bringing out aspects of subculture, urbanism and cyberculture.