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María Inés Plaza Lazo
Editor, Founder, Publisher

likes to develop curatorial and communication strategies for others, individuals and institutions. She grew up in Guayaquil, Ecuador, lives and works between the streets of Berlin and the world.

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Anna Ehrenstein
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works in transdisciplinary artistic practice with a focus on research and mediation. She uses lens based media, installation, social moments, sculpture, print or writing to reflect the intersections and divergences of so-called 'high' and 'low cultures' and their socio-economic and political constitutions. Raised between Albania and Germany reflections on migration-related visual and material culture, the social life of things, networked images and diasporic narratives form main foci of her work. She studied photography, media arts and curatorial studies and see’s her work as an art educator as part of her artistic and activist practice. She works with a variety of groups together on collaborative artistic projects, e.g. amongst others for the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, within District Berlin as part of the intersectional, feminist collective N*A*I*L*S or the Critical Academy in Dublin.

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Alina Kolar
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Hallie Frost
Online Editor

is an artist and editor based in Berlin. Her art practice ranges from painting to hair sculpture. As an editor she strives to make 'good ideas' more legible than the bad and as a human she dreams of an old age on earth.

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Paul Sochacki
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Mohammad Salemy
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is an independent Berlin-based artist, critic and curator from Canada. He holds a BFA from Emily Carr University and an MA in Critical Curatorial Studies from the University of British Columbia. Together with Patrick Schabus, he forms the artist collective Alphabet Collection. Salemy is the Organizer at The New Centre for Research & Practice.

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Loren Britton
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1, artist, 3, curator, 5, class, 7, pedagogy, 9, intersectionality, 11, trans*feminism, 13, playing, 15, materiality, 17, embodiment, 19, translation, 21, on/offline, 23, holding, 25
https://lorenbritton.com/

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Anamaría Garzón Mantilla
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is a curator and full time faculty at Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Garzón is the editor of post(s), and creative director of Khôra, a non-profit space.

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Nick Koppenhagen
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is an artist and independent researcher from Berlin. He is the creator and host of the interview-podcast kunstgespraeche.com and a founding member of the DAK.

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Dalia Maini
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(b.1992) is an independent researcher and liminal figure between cultural and survival production. Since 2018 she is co-founder of the Naples-based curatorial project Bite the Saurus whose purpose is to intersect the system of art with the theater of social values. She embodied her believes in hospitality, care, radical hope, manipulative observation and collective imagination. She studies the process of togetherness and has recently directed her interest in a speculative and active agenda for redefining interaction between human and non human agents for the future.

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Juliet Jacques
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is a writer and filmmaker based in London. Her most recent book is Trans: A Memoir (Verso, 2015).

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Elizabeth Otto
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is an art historian and independent curator based in Montreal, where she teaches at the departments of Art History and Museum Studies at Université de Montréal. In her PhD project she is interested in deconstructing modernist national art histories from a trans-national and decolonial perspective. As curator she has been working with international contemporary artists in Montreal. Her latest project on the Canadian painter and art educator Anne Savage can be visited online on the web page of Montreal’s Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery.

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Fette Sans
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is based in Berlin.
She has a conceptual and interdisciplinary practice that includes the production of images, writing, performance, online gestures, filmmaking, discussions and installation. Concerned with social systems, representation and technology, she develops obsessive rituals, collaborations and speculative narratives to question these issues.
Last year, Sans initiated the series of conversations in hotel rooms called Precarious Gossips. These aim at gathering voices coming from multiple backgrounds, that may be under-represented or generally more quiet, as to discuss important yet delicate topics.

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Mohammad Al-Hasani
Distributor, Contributor

studied Politics and Law in Göttingen, Germany; worked for international organizations and in consulting in Berlin, New York and Zurich. He is now working for Vice Versa Art Books in Berlin.

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Kolja Reichert

is editor for visual arts at Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

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Fred Dewey
Columnist, Contributor

Fred Dewey is a Los Angeles and Brussels based curator, activist, editor, text artist, and author of The School of Public Life (doormats/errant bodies 2015) and from an apparent contradiction in Arendt to a working group method (re: public 2017). He has led working groups on Hannah Arendt in Europe and the United States. In 2017, he conducted a Berlin-wide mobile working group with ZK/U, The Portable Polis. He was director of Beyond Baroque in Los Angeles from 1996 to 2010, has published cultural and political essays internationally, and co-founded the Neighborhood Councils Movement in Los Angeles, in response to the LA riots, helping place the councils in city law.

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Florian Endres
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is a writer and philosopher based in Berlin.

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Antonia Alampi
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is a curator, researcher and writer born to southern Italy and currently based in Berlin, where she is Artistic co-Director of SAVVY Contemporary. She is also on the curatorial team of the quadrennial sonsbeek2020-2024. In 2016, she and iLiana Fokianaki initiated the research project Future Climates, focusing on how economic fluxes shape and determine the work of small-scale initiatives in contexts with weak public infrastructures for arts and culture.

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Omri Livne
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Omri Livne is an artist working with image making and writing based in Berlin. Livne’s works
deal primarily with labor, theft, consumerism, job-related depression, capitalism, and the art
market. Livne struggles to make a living with art selling so he works in whatever he can to afford
his life. https://omrilivne.net/

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Boaz Levin
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is an artist, writer and curator. Together with Hito Steyerl and Vera Tollmann, he co-founded the Research Center for Proxy Politics. Levin was co-curator of the Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie 2017. He is currently a PhD candidate as part of the Cultures of Critique research training group at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Levin is co-curator of the 3rd Chennai Photo Biennale, taking place in Chennai, India, December 2020.

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Emily McDermott
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Emily McDermott is a writer and editor. She lives in Berlin.

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