Hacking K. McKenzie WarkMarc Garrett is co-director and co-founder of the Internet arts collectives and communities – Furtherfield.org (networked arts community platform), Furthernoise.org (music platform & community), Netbehaviour.org (artists email list). Co-founder, co-curator/director of the gallery space formerly known as 'HTTP Gallery,' now the Furtherfield Gallery (http://www.furtherfield.org/gallery) in London, UK. Co-curating various contemporary Media Arts exhibitions, projects nationally and internationally.
The main editor for interviews, reviews and articles on Furtherfield.org. Co-editor of 'Artists Re:Thinking Games' with Ruth Catlow and Corrado Morgana 2010. Hosted Furtherfield’s critically acclaimed weekly broadcast on UK's Resonance FM Radio, a series of hour long live interviews with people working at the edge of contemporary practices in art, technology & social change (http://www.furtherfield.org/programmes/radio) 2010-11. Currently doing an Art history Phd at the University of London, Birkbeck College.
Dmytri Kleiner works at identifying the way social relations are embodied in economic and communications systems, and how profit and power is captured and maintained. He is the author of the Telekommunist Manifesto and an active member of Telekommunisten, contributing to the group's ongoing series of Miscommunication Technologies, including deadSwap, Thimbl, R15N, Miscommunication Station and Octo. He can be followed at http://dmytri.info
Aileen Derieg is a translator based in Linz, Austria, whose work revolves mainly around contemporary art and media and theoretical reflections on society and technology. She is actively involved in the local independent art and culture scene in Linz, has been a member of the Genderchangers for many years and co-organized the Eclectic Tech Carnival 2007 in Linz. Since November 2012 she also runs the Werkstatt am Hauptplatz/Workshop in the Main Square, an open, unbureaucratic space for temporary use. Website (update coming soon): http://eliot.at Personal blog “Living with Plan B”: http://livingwithplanb.derieg.com Werkstatt am Hauptplatz: http://werkstatt-am-hauptplatz.at
Cornelia Sollfrank is a postmedia conceptual artist and interdisciplinary researcher and writer. She studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and fine art at the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (1987-1994). Since 1998 she has taught at various universities and written on issues in the nexus between media, art and politics. In 2011 Sollfrank completed her practice-led interdisciplinary research at Dundee University (UK) and published her PhD thesis with the title Performing the Paradoxes of Intellectual Property. In addition to her work in the artistic and academic fields, Sollfrank gathered experience in the private sector by working as product manager for Philips Media for two years (1995-1996). http://www.artwarez.org/