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 ACT Up Coalition

ACT UP is a diverse, non-partisan group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis.

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    Gregg Bordowitz

    Gregg Bordowitz is a film and video maker and writer whose works have been shown at the Guggenheim New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and Centre d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble.

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    Alex Ortiz

    Alex Ortiz, co-curator, received his BA from Brown University in 2009, graduating with a double major in Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern studies.

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      Rayya ElZein

      Rayya El Zein is working towards a PhD in Theatre at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her research is increas- ingly focusing on theories of spectatorship and historical studies of audience behavior. She holds an MA in Performance Studies from NYU and is currently a teaching fellow at City College in Harlem. She tweets from @rayelz.

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        Ulises Mejias

        Ulises A. Mejias is assistant professor at the State University of New York, College at Oswego.

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          Elias Muhanna

          Elias Muhanna is the writer of Qifa Nabki [?ki-f? ?neb-k?] a blog about Lebanese politics, history, and culture. He is a PhD student in Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at Harvard University. He works on classical Arabic literature, Islamic social and intellectual history, and has published on subjects ranging from medieval encyclopaedism to travel literature, to the material culture of the pre-modern Mediterranean world.

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          Amy Sara Carroll

          Amy Sara Carroll is Assistant Professor of American Culture / Latino / a Studies and English at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  She received a Ph.D. in Literature from Duke University (2004), and an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Cornell University (1995).

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          Micha Cárdenas

          Micha Cárdenas is a Lecturer in the Visual Arts Department and Critical Gender Studies Program at University of California San Diego (USCD), a transgender performance and new media artist and theorist. She is a researcher at the Experimental Game Lab at CRCA and at CalIT2. Her work deals with the interplay of technology, gender, sex and biopolitics. She currently lives and works in San Diego and Los Angeles.

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          The Guardian

          The Guardian, formerly known as The Manchester Guardian (founded 1821), is a British national daily newspaper in Berliner format, currently edited by Alan Rusbridger, that has grown from nineteenth century local paper to a national paper associated with a complex organisational structure and international multimedia presence with sister papers The Observer (UK Sunday paper) and The Guardian Weekly, as well as a large web presence.

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          La Ex

          Platform for free culture and civil society advocacy organistion for copyleft cultural productionin Barcelona. La-Ex (formerly known as eXgea). La-Ex is also the organiser of the oXcars and the Free Culture Forum.




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             Free Culture Forum

            The FCForum is an international arena in wich to build and coordinate action around issues related to free/libre culture and access to knowledge.The FCForum brings together key organizations and active voices in the spheres of free/libre culture and knowledge, and provides a meeting point where we can find answers to the pressing questions behind the current paradigm shift.

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            The Shadow

            The SHADOW is New York's only underground newspaper, publishing on the Lower East Side of Manhattan since 1989, as a result of the distorted mainstream media coverage in the aftermath of the infamous police riot in Tompkins Square Park on August 6-7, 1988.

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               UniCommon

              UniCommon is a transnational social movement focused on precarious living and labour conditions, with a special focus on crippling public education infrastructures.

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              Bodó Balázs

              Bodó Balázs (1975) econmist, assitant lecturer, researcher at the Budapest University of technology and Economics, Department of Sociology and Communications, Center for Meia Research and Education.

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                Howard Slater

                Howard Slater is a London-based writer and researcher. His texts have appeared in Datacide,as part of the collaborative TechNet project, and under pseudonym in Alien Underground, Shimmer and The Techno Connection. He is the editor of 'Break/Flow'.

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                Subcomandante Marcos

                Subcomandante Marcos (Date of birth unknown), is the spokesperson for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), a Mexican rebel movement. In January 1994, he led an army of Mayan farmers into the eastern parts of the Mexican state of Chiapas protesting against the Mexican government's treatment of indigenous peoples.

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