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Konrad Becker

Konrad Becker is a pioneer in media art and electronic music. He is known for initiating seminal and controversial net-culture projects. A thinker and activist, he has curated and organized a large number of international conferences and exhibitions. His recent book, "Strategic Reality Dictionary" published by Autonomedia, addresses issues of cultural agency beyond the tactical. He now runs the World-Information Institute in Vienna, doing critical research into culture and technology.

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Raul Marroquin

Raul Marroquin was born in Bogota, Colombia, in 1948 and has lived in the Netherlands since 1971. He has worked with film, video and photography as well as installations. He is considered one of the pioneers of video art in the Netherlands.

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    Florian Schneider

    Florian Schneider is a filmmaker, writer, and developer in the fields of new media, networking and open source technologies. In his work he focuses on bordercrossings between mainstream and independent media, art and activism, theory and technology.

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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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    Paul Garrin

    b 1957 in Philadelphia (USA); 1978?82 study of art at the Cooper Union of Art, New York (USA), under Hans Haacke, Vito Acconci and Martha Rosler, degree of Bachelor of Arts; since 1981 in cooperation with Nam June Paik; 1985 starting his own production of tapes and installations; 1990 Artist in Residence at the Video Fest Berlin (D); lives in New York (USA).

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    Brian Holmes

    Brian Holmes, is an art critic, theorist and activist, particularly involved with the mapping of contemporary capitalism.

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       Furtherfield

      Furtherfield is an artist organisation founded by artists Ruth Catlow and Marc Garrett in 1997 and sustained by the work of its community as the Internet took shape as a new public space for internationally connected cultural production.

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      Jordan Crandall

      Jordan Crandall is an artist, theorist, and performer based in Los Angeles.  His video installations, presented in numerous exhibitions worldwide, combine formats and genres deriving from cinematic and military culture, exploring new regimes of power and their effects on subjectivity, sociality, embodiment, and desire. Crandall writes and lectures regularly at various institutions across the US and Europe.  He is the 2011 winner of the Vilém Flusser Theory Award for outstanding theory and research-based digital arts practice, given by the Transmediale in Berlin in collaboration with the Vilém Flusser Archive of the University of Arts, Berlin.  He is currently (2012) an Honorary Resident at Eyebeam art and technology center in New York, where he is continuing the development of a new body of work that blends performance art, political theater, philosophical speculation, and intimate reverie.  The work, entitled UNMANNED, explores new ontologies of distributed systems  -- a performative event-philosophy in the form of a book and a theatrical production.  He is also the founding editor of the new journal VERSION.

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       Not An Alternative

      Not An Alternative is a non-profit organization based in Brooklyn, New York, whose mission aims to integrate art, activism and theory in order to affect popular understandings of events, symbols and history. The organization operates a multi-purpose venue named The Change You Want to See Gallery and Convergence Stage, where free and low-cost lectures, screenings, panel discussions, workshops and artist presentations occurs. The space also consists of a production workshop, filming studio and video editing suite. During the day it is a collaborative office space (aka coworking) for like minded cultural producers.

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