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SH. Born in 1966. Journalist, lives in Zurich. Between 1987 and 1993 he studied Art History in Basle and Berne. From 1989 to 1994 he directed «Fafa's Kabinett» in Basle and Bienne - a space for contemporary art and food. From 1995 to 1996 he trained as a journalist at the Media Training Centre (MAZ) in Kastanienbaum (Lucerne). Herzog worked as an editor at the «Basellandschaftliche Zeitung», and as a freelance journalist specializing in art between 1997 and 2001. In 2000 he organized the «Total Global» project at the Basle Museum for Contemporary Art. Since 2001 he has managed the company HOIO - importing specialties ...
Jieming Hu
Jieming Hu is one of the leading new media artists in China. He works independently or collaboratively with other artists from project to project. His artworks have been presented in a number of major art shows or events both in China and internationally. He is living in shanghai and currently lecturing at the School of New Media, Fudan University Institute of Visual Art.
Zhenhua Li
Zhenhua Li is a multi-media artist, curator and producer. He has worked with Chinese as well as international contemporary art and culture since 1996. For more details of past and present undertakings, please visit and
Klaus Affolter
Klaus Affolter programmiert diese Website. Damit er sie überprüfen kann, hat er sich einen Autoren-Account eingerichtet.
Guillaume Bélanger
Guillaume Belanger is an astrophysicist working on the Gamma-ray mission Integral at the European Space Astronomy Centre of the European Space Agency near Madrid in Spain. He has been studying the high energy emission from Sagittarius A* and the central molecular zone that surrounds the Galactic nucleus for several years. He has an M.Sc in Particle Physics from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada), and a Ph.D. in High Energy Astrophysics from the Université de Paris 7 (Paris, France).
Martin Brauen
Martin Brauen is the chief curator of the Rubin Museum for Himalayan Arts in New York.
Regine Buschauer
Regine Buschauer is a media researcher and anlyst who has been working as an expert in human-computer interaction and media practices since 1999. She has managed numerous projects in the areas of innovation and new media development.
Between 2002 and 2008 she pursued her PhD in media studies at the University of Basle, focusing in her thesis
(forthcoming) on spatial relations of communication media. She lives in Zurich.
Monica Studer / Christoph van den Berg
Monica Studer, Christoph van den Berg and their PCs have been working together since 1990 on computer-based art projects.

As it happens, they are not affiliated to an institution.
Sarah Cook
In 2008 Sarah Cook was the inaugural curatorial fellow at Eyebeam NYC through a partnership with CRUMB (, the UK-based online resource for curators of new media art, at the University of Sunderland, where she is a post-doctoral research fellow. Sarah has been curating and co-curating exhibitions of new media art in North America and Europe for the past 10 years.
Gitanjali Dang
Gitanjali Dang is an independent curator and critic based in Mumbai. In her curatorial projects, she has been interested in engaging with a post-Duchampian sense of humour and caprice. At the other end of her curatorial spectrum, has been an enduring interest in epistemology and its several offshoots such as language, science, technology and art. Furthermore she is always looking to get the above-mentioned ends to dovetail.
Johanna Dombois
Johanna Dombois, opera director and author, born in Berlin in 1967. Experimental music theatre and media art in collaboration with the London Young Vic, the Akademie der Künste in Berlin, De Nederlandse Opera/ Het Muziektheater Amsterdam, Staatstheater Kassel, Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication and the ZKM Karlsruhe. From 2001-05 Artistic Director of the Stage for Music Visualisation at the Beethoven House in Bonn. In 2006 PhD (tutor: Peter Wapnewski) with a dissertation on Richard Wagner's music-aesthetic dramaturgies. The main focus of her work is opera as an autonomous art form: engagement with visual and graphic music, installation, object and mask ...
Jayanne English
Jayanne English is associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. She has a Ph.D. from Australian National University. Her research concerns galaxy structure and evolution. Additionally she creates astronomy images. In 1998-2000 she coordinated the Hubble Heritage Team of image-makers at the Space Telescope Science Institute which works collaboratively to decide on the final form of images from the data gathered by the Hubble Space Telescope. In 2006 she won First Prize in the (American) National Radio Astronomy Observatory Image Contest for an image of cold hydrogen gas in the Milky ...
Alec Finlay
Alec Finlay is an artist, poet & publisher. Born in Scotland in 1966, he now lives in the North-East of England, in Byker (Newcastle upon Tyne) and is currently artist in residence at NaREC the New and Renewable Energy Centre (in Blyth).
Stephan Günzel
Forschungsgebiete: Ästhetik, Begriffs- und Wissensgeschichte, Kultur-, Medien- und Raumtheorie, Philosophie

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im DFG-Projekt Medialität des Computerspiels am Institut für Künste und Medien der Universität Potsdam.
DFG-Gastprofessur für Kulturtheorie, Raumwissenschaft und Kulturwissenschaft an der Philosophischen Fakultät III am Institut für Kulturwissenschaft der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2009)

Publikationen zu Raumtheorie:

Jörg Dünne / Stephan Günzel (Hgg.)
Raumtheorie. Grundlagentexte aus Philosophie und Kulturwissenschaften
suhrkamp 2009

Stephan Günzel (Hg.)
GUIDE is the beam me up flight attendant (Reinhard Storz).
Abhishek Hazra
Abhishek ‘s work explores the intersections between technology and culture through animated shorts and performance pieces that often integrate textual fragments drawn from real and fictional scenarios. He is also interested in the social history of scientific practices in colonial India. A brief overview of some of his works can be found here:
Esther Hunziker
Esther Hunziker has realized various online art projects, videos, interactive animations and picture series. In her conceptually founded artwork she mixes virtual reality with real illusory worlds. Esther Hunziker lives and works in Basel.
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knowbotic research
knowbotic research (Yvonne Wilhelm, Christian Huebler, Alexander Tuchacek) is based in Zurich. The group has been experimenting with urbanity, construction of knowledge and political representations in mediatised public spheres.
This project has been realised in collaboration with Fabian Voegeli.
Marc Lee
Marc Lee creates network-oriented interactive projects since 1999. Experimenting with information and communication technologies, his projects locate and critically discuss economic, political, cultural and creative "issue-clusters" that are essential for communication processes in digital networks. Marc Lee has exhibited in major new media art exhibitions including: ZKM Karlsruhe, New Museum New York, Media Art Biennale Seoul, Transmediale02 & 04, Viper01 & 03 & 04 & 05 Basel, Ars Electronica, Read_Me Festival Moscow and ICC Tokyo. Marc Lee lives and works in Zürich.

(picture: anyway, it's an artist)
Agnes Meyer-Brandis
Agnes Meyer-Brandis, artist, comes from a background of both sculpture and new media art. Her work, exhibited worldwide, is at the experimental edge of art and science, exploring the zone between fact and fiction, fantasy and technology.
Jamie O'Shea
Jamie O'Shea is an artist based in New York whose work takes the form of sculpture, installation and performances related to how we understand the natural world and technological phenomena within it. Jamie describes himself as an inventor who makes semantic machines, and believes that all machines are semantic. He loves the things, like memory, that cannot be automated, and strives in vain to automate them. He believes that boredom is a crucial defense mechanism, and should be celebrated. He also writes fiction.
Nils Röller
Nils Röller is professor for Media and Cultural Theory at the University of the Arts, Zurich, where he is co-director of the special field of Media Art. He obtained his master in philosophy from the Free University Berlin and a PhD on media theory from Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany. He was a visiting fellow (2002-2003) at the Center for Art and Media (ZKM) in Karlsruhe. Nils Röller's research is focussing on the history of media and instruments ( He is also co-editor of the Journal for Art. Sex, and Mathematics.
Vishal Rawlley
Vishal Rawlley (Mumbai) holds a diploma in film and video communication. He started his career as a storyboard artist for feature films, going on to make documentary films, while also practicing as a graphic designer and new-media artist. Working as a media-practitioner for over a decade, he is actively engaged in research and experimentation in areas of popular media and urban sub-culture.
Stefan Riekeles
Nilanjana Roy
Nilanjana S Roy is a Delhi-based literary columnist and critic. She has written extensively on cycberculture for various publications over the last decade; her former blog, Kitabkhana, was one of India's earliest litblogs.
Jaime Andres and Tania Ruiz Gutiérrez
Jaime Andres and Tania Ruiz Gutiérrez are siblings.
Tania was trained as a film maker in Bogotá. She lives now in Paris, where she works as an artist. During the last years she has been mainly working in electronic artworks for the public space, Itineracy and Gardetemps.
Jaime Andres was originally trained as an industrial and digital designer in Bogotá. He lives now in Montreal, where he works as a freelance art director and project manager, providing multimedia and web solutions to artists, media art research programs and magazines. He has also been collaborating ...
Annette Schindler
Annette Schindler is the director of the new media art space [plug in] in Basel. She developed the concept for [plug in] redefining the structures of traditional art institutions to suit the specific needs of new media cultural production.
Richard Schindler
Keiichiro Shibuya
Born in 1973, Japanese composer Shibuya founded the minimal techno label ATAK, which – apart from being a music label – also aims at being a platform for design, image technologies and web design. To move freely between different artistic disciplines is a consistent principle in Shibuya's work. On a regular basis he develops sound installations, which rearrange his own compositions computer-controlled and address spacial experience of sound. Or he translates three-dimensional sound installations into a CD-format, like in filmachine, which received a special mention at Ars Electronica in 2007. He often collaborates with various international composers and artists. In 2003, he worked ...
Alan Sondheim
Alan Sondheim is a poet, artist and theorist who lectures and publishes widely on contemporary art and Internet issues. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Reinhard Storz
Art and media historian, editor of - Net Forum for Culture (since 1995). Teaches Art and Media History at the University of Art and Design Basel. Active in media publishing, focussing on New Media. Works as a curator of online projects with international artists and authors.
Genxiong Tan
Tan Genxiong, living in Shanghai, graduated from the People's Liberation Army Beijing Institute of Fine Arts Art in 1983. He is now as an Professor teaching at the East China Normal University School of Art. He has worked with the media of oil painting for many years, and recently exploring the new media for his artistic expressions. His works has been exhibited in internationally and in a number of major exhibitions in China. He is also an art critic and actively participate the local art debate on contemporary art trends and art education in Shanghai.
Anand Vivek Taneja
Anand Vivek Taneja is an anthropologist working on contemporary Delhi's links to its medieval past.
Previously, he has worked as a columnist, a film-maker, a quiz-master and a tour-guide.
Christina Vagt
Christina Vagt studied cultural studies and history at Humboldt-University in Berlin. From 2005 – 2007 she held a sholarship granted by the research training group »Mediale Historiographien« in Weimar. She is currently working on her phd-thesis on Heideggers concept of media within the context of modern physics and as an academic staff member for the exhibition »Work. Meaning and Care« at Deutsches Hygiene-Museum in Dresden (June 2009).
Joe Winter
Joe Winter is an artist based in New York who makes sculptures that re-purpose familiar technological systems and undermine their functional sense. Past works have targeted sound-related technologies and objects, and have included: a cassette tape that draws three-dimensional moving images; pianos driving in endless circles; and telephones that talk only to each other. Recent work revolves around contemporary technologies of image production such as photocopies and scanners. Joe recently created a subjective astrophotographic archive using an office photocopier as an observational instrument with which to catalog fake stars.
Carlo Zanni
Carlo Zanni ( * 1975) is among one of the pioneering New Media artists of his generation, living between Milan and New York. Since 2000 Carlo Zanni's practice involves the use of live Internet data feedback to create time based social consciousness experiences under the form of games, photos, films and installations.
Lansheng Zhang
An artist and independent curator. Lived outside of China since late 1980s and temporarily moved back to Shanghai in June 2004. He has worked closely with local artists, academics and professionals in art field since then.
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