She is an artist and a researcher based in Barcelona. Her work critically explores the way post-capitalist narratives affect the alphabetisation of machines, humans and ecosystems. Her main research topics include environmental impact of communication technologies, Internet infrastructures,surveillance and language. She has exhibited and presented her work in different museums, art centers, festivals, universities and publications around the world.
He is an Art Historian, audiovisual creator, teacher at Universitary Design Centre BAU in Barcelona and member of the research group GREDITS. He has developed numerous international and national research projects in different formats like exhibition, audiovisual or publishing, often in relation with image policies: No es Verdad, no es Mentira. El Arte del Fake (2016); Políticas de la Interfície (2016); Arte en España (1939-2015).
Lecturer at the University of Barcelona, expert physicist on complex systems and interested in collective and social behavior. He leads OpenSystems Research, a research group at Barcelona University which bases scientific research in citizen participation and artistic practices. He has been participant in experiments of citizen science about human mobility, human behaviour and decision making and even about urban apiculture.
For more than 2 decades Josian Llorente Sesma has been involved both personally and professionally in the promotion and development of projects related to the concept of "Laboratory" of art and technology as hacklabs, medialabs and citizen laboratories in cultural and educational fields. As a doctoral student, he focuses on the study of their research methodologies and organisational structures, and their relationship with innovation, the transfer of knowledge and the creation of economics.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (1993), Postgraduate in Visual Culture Studies at the University of Barcelona (2004). Degree in Graphic Design at Llotja School (2005), and Master in Multimedia Applications at the Open University of Catalonia (2013).
Laura Benítez Valero holds a PhD in Philosophy, is a researcher and independent curator. Her research connects philosophy, art(s) and techno-science. Currently her work revolves around the practices of bioart, biohacking, bio-resistance processes, civil biodisobedience and non-human agents. She is a professor of Critical and Cultural Studies at La Massana (Art and Design Centre) and an external professor of Technology at Elisava. She has worked as coordinator at the Institute of Humanities of Barcelona/CCCB.
Lauren Wetmore is Curatorial and Artistic Coordinator of Meeting Points 8 with Mophradat (mophradat.org). Previously, she was Associate Curator of Frieze Projects (London, UK), where she oversaw interdisciplinary commissions by artists including Lutz Bacher, Cerith Wyn Evans and Nick Mauss with Curator Nicola Lees.
Lluis Gómez i Bigorda is a Research Associate at the Computer Vision Center at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He received a M.Sc. degree in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and a M.Sc. and B.S. in Computer Science from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.