Christo is a technologist with a focus on data based investigations in the human rights. In his work he develops strategies, methodologies and tools to support individuals and organizations to complement their investigative work with computational processes. Prior to that he worked on digital productions around issues of data, privacy and digital security at Tactical Tech and developed software in various industries. He tries to empower activists and researchers by helping them to navigate the complexities of the digital realm.
Cristina Cochior (RO/NL) is a researcher and designer working in the Netherlands. With an interest in automation practices, disruption of the interface and peer to machine knowledge production, her practice consists of research investigations into technical and bureaucratic knowledge sharing systems.
Davide Bevilacqua is media artist and curator interested in network infrastructures and technological acivism, as well as in curatorial and artistic research about the framework conditions in which artistic practice is presented and transmitted to the audience. Davide is active in servus.at since 2017. At the moment he runs around very busy in the organisation of AMRO Festival 2020. ;)
Emily Buzzo is a graphic designer and researcher. Her work comprises a series of ongoing experiments into research methods for search and discovery. Her methodology is heavily informed by surrealist games and literature, which offer a way to circumvent our current uniform and conformative approach to research through online spaces. Her work focuses on re-introducing human instinctual and playful tactics to make room for serendipity within the existing search process.
Felipe Castelblanco is a multidisciplinary artist working at the intersection of socially engaged and Media art. His work explores new frontiers of public space, which enable coexistent encounters between unlikely audiences and across vast distances. Felipe is currently a PhD Candidate at the Basel Art Academy FHNW, holds an MFA from Carnegie Mellon University (U.S) and a BA from Javeriana University (Colombia).
Fieke is a PhD Candidate at the Data Justice Lab of Cardiff University. Where she looks at the impact of data driven decision making on society. Prior, Fieke worked on issues around politics of data, privacy and digital security at Tactical Tech and Hivos. She is interested in understanding the new spaces, gray areas and changing dynamics that technology bring to the world.
Florian Voggeneder graduated BA in Timebased and Interactive Media at Art University Linz in 2011 and is currently pursuing MAs in Timebased Media and Photography at Art University Linz. Originally working in installation and performance art, his enrollment at masters programs for timebased media in 2011 photography in 2013 and also influenced his work to become more image-based. Topics of remote sensing, hidden infrastructures and more broadly, analog and digital aesthetics are recurring motives in his work.
Franc González is a graphic designer from Barcelona. His work intersects printed matter and coding experiments, digging into the political side of software and design as part of his studies, in an ongoing quest to better understand the radical implications of digital tools to society and individuals in general. This has led to his current research in the use of revision control software applied to journalism, in the dramatic context surrounding the Catalan referendum.
Has studied at the academy of applied art, department of ”visual communication” founded by Peter Weibel. Subsequently he was teaching computer languages, audio-visual productions, electronics and electrical technics at the same academy until 1992. At the technical university of graz he was lecturing at the departure ”institut fuer baukunst” - ”communication theory”.