Michael Sailstorfer

Michael Sailstorfer was born in 1979 in Velden / Vils; he lives and works in Berlin. Since his studies at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste (1999-2005), Munich, and at Goldsmiths College, London (2003-2004), Sailstorfer’s sculptural practice has been drawing upon the kinetic, minimalist and pop tradition of the 1960s and 1970s, re-actualized through inspirations taken from […]

Ann-Marie LeQuesne

Ann-Marie LeQuesne is a London based artist who stages performances with groups of people in public places. Her invitation to participate is an open one. Ideas may start with a phrase, a response to an image, a location, a situation. What if this action happens in this place? The actions are simple, but often disrupted or […]

Samuel Vanderveken

Samuel Vanderveken is a painter from Brussels, Belgium. He was born on August 19, 1982 and ended up in a warm nest in Bonheiden, a small town in Belgium. After wandering from Bonheiden to Molenbeek, Ghent and Nottingham, for his studies graphic design and fine arts/painting, he ended up in Mechelen, where for several years, […]

E.V. Day

E.V. Day is a New York based installation artist and sculptor whose work explores themes of sexuality and humor while employing gravity-defying suspension techniques. She has described her work as “futurist abstract paintings in three dimensions.” By manipulating iconic imagery from popular culture she transforms social stereotypes and playfully illuminates contradictions of gender roles by […]

Craig Hodgetts

Craig Hodgetts is known for employing an imaginative weave of high technology and story-telling to invigorate his designs, producing an architecture that embraces contemporary ideology, information culture and evolving lifestyles. With a broad ranging background in automotive design, theater and architecture, Craig brings dramatic concepts to life by means of an uncompromising application of construction […]

John Hutnyk

John Hutnyk writes on culture, cities, diaspora, history, film, prisons, colonialism, education, Marxism. He studied and taught in Australia at Deakin and Melbourne Universities; and in the UK in Manchester University’s Institute for Creative and Cultural Research; before moving to Goldsmiths in 1998, and becoming Academic Director of the Centre for Cultural Studies in 2004-2014. […]

Peter Pakesch

Peter Pakesch (July 16, 1955 in Graz, Styria) began studying architecture, but also was active early on as an artist. His first experiences as an exhibition curator were gathered in the Forum Stadtpark in Vienna from 1976 to 1979 and at the steirischerherbst. Time spent studying in New York in 1980 yielded important encounters and involvement in activities […]

Umbereen Inayet

Umbereen Inayet, MSW, is a playwright, social worker and prolific arts programmer. With a background in Cultural Anthropology, Women’s Studies and a Master in Social Work, she has worked on arts events for the City of Toronto including 175th Anniversary, Winterlicious, Doors Open, Canada Day, Pan Am, Cavalcade and the Indian International Film Awards. She […]

Tim Durfee

Tim Durfee‘s interdisciplinary architecture studio produces work at all scales, with a particular interest in discovering forms of design relevant for life now. In 2015 he was named one of “Fifty Under Fifty: Innovators of the 21st Century” by a jury of leading architects and educators. His exhibition/installation “Now, There: Scenes from the Post-Geographic City” (co-curated with […]

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell is an award-winning producer of over sixty new Canadian performance works with companies including Nightswimming, Mammalian Diving Reflex, DVxT Theatre, the late Paul Bettis’ Civilized Theatre, VideoCabaret and numerous independent artists. She has produced national and international tours and was Industry Series Producer for the 2008 (Vancouver), 2009 (Ottawa) and 2010 (Kitchener-Waterloo) Magnetic […]