214 Persons

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Felix Stalder

Felix Stalder is a researcher, economist, and media theorist, working in Zürich and Vienna. He is co-founder and co-moderator of the influential nettime mailing list for net criticism.

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Rick Prelinger

Archivist, teacher, writer, lecturer and filmmaker. President, Prelinger Associates, Inc., commonly known as Prelinger Archives. Co-founder (with Megan Shaw Prelinger) of the Prelinger Library, an appropriation-friendly reference library in San Francisco.
Founded Prelinger Archives (New York and San Francisco), which at its peak held over 48,000 ephemeral (advertising, industrial, educational, documentary and amateur) films and over 30,000 cans of unedited (raw) footage. The core film collection was acquired in August 2002 by the Library of Congress.

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Marko Peljhan

Born 1969 in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, Peljhan in 1992 graduated from the Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television in Ljubljana. Also in 1992 he founded the arts organization 'Projekt Atol' and in 1995 Project Atol`s technological branch 'Pact Systems' (Projekt Atol Communication Technologies) in the frame of which he carries out research in the fields of performance, technology applications, radio, sound, video, film, lectures and situations.

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Eveline Lubbers

Eveline Lubbers (NL), monitoring police and secret services since the eighties, supporting social activist groups against oppressive surveillance tactics of authorities. Recently she specialized in corporate intelligence and PR-strategies of multinationals against their critics- including net- activists.

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 Candida TV

Candida TV was born from the melting of different realities: underground cinema, video production, rave parties, street theaters, independent radios, underground bulletin board systems on the net and counterculture pop-magazines in the last seven years in Rome.

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 RTMark

®TMark is an artist and activist collective, founded in 1991. ®TMark apprpriates the corporate veil by organising itself as a corporation. Through the ®TMark Mutual Fund System the collectiove has executed a series of "corporate subversion projects", suing the legal displacements reserved for corporations for anti-corporate activism.

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Luther Blissett

"Luther Blissett" is a multi-use name, an "open reputation" informally adopted and shared by hundreds of artists and social activists all over Europe since summer 1994.

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    Shahidul Alam

    Shahidul Alam is a photographer, internet pioneer and activist from Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also the founder and director of the Drik picture library and media-centre in Dhaka.

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    Adam Hyde

    Adam Hyde is a sound and radio artist from New Zealand, and CEO of Floss Manuals - Free Manuals for Free Software.
    He is the co-founder with Honro Harger of r a d i o q u a l i a sound and media art collective.

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    Saskia Sassen

    Saskia Sassen's research and writing focuses on globalization (including social, economic and political dimensions), immigration, global cities (including cities and terrorism), the new networked technologies, and changes within the liberal state that result from current transnational conditions. In her research she has focused on the unexpected and the counterintuitive as a way to cut through established 'truths.'

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    Institute forApplied Autonomy

    The Institute for Applied Autonomy (IAA) was founded in 1998 as a technological research and development organization dedicated to the cause of individual and collective self-determination. Our mission is to study the forces and structures which affect self-determination and to provide technologies which extend the autonomy of human activists.

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    Oleg Kireev

    Oleg Kireev (born 1975) - art- and mediacritic, editor and curator, writer, critic and activist, founder of the Ghetto collective, Moscow. Participated in a number of media-political campaigns ("Against all parties", 1999) and actions ("Barricade at Bolshaya Nikitskaya", May 1998). Author of articles on art and politics in the Russian and international press ("Novaya gazeta", "Nezavasimaya gazeta", "Flash art", "Siksi", "Mute"

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    Carbon Defense League

    Carbon Defense League (CDL) is a collective of media artists, technologists, activists and critical theorists working to explore the intersection between radical theory, traditional activism, and technology subversion through the creation of tactical media projects utilizing communication system technologies. The collective began in Pittsburgh, PA in 1997 and now has international membership with concentrations in areas including Michigan, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Spain, Australia, Amsterdam, and the United Kingdom.

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      Peter Lamborn Wilson

      Scholar of Sufism and Western Hermeticism and (under the pseudonym Hakim Bey) a well-known radical-anarchist social thinker. His books include Sacred Drift: Essays on the Margins of Islam (City Lights, 1993) and Escape from the Nineteenth Century and Other Essays (Autonomedia, 1998).

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