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Dušan Barok

Dušan Barok is a researcher, artist and cultural activist based in Amsterdam. He edits Monoskop and works as a research fellow and PhD candidate at the Media Studies Department of the University of Amsterdam. His practice involves networked media, participatory events and experimental publishing. Dušan Barok is best known for Monoskop, a platform for avant-garde media studies he initiated back in 2004 as part of Burundi collective. Since 2009, he also operates its affiliated online library Monoskop Log, created together with Tomáš Kovács.

Valie Djordjevic

She teaches at the Berlin School of Journalism and Communication at Womens Computer Centre Berlin, Evangelical School of Journalism and as co-founder and editor at iRights.

Matthew Feldman

Director of the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right. Also Visiting Professor at Richmond, the American University in London and Professorial Fellow, University of York, as well as a Member of the Expert Witness Institute. His special research areas include: fascist ideology and practice since 1918; the Holocaust and Holocaust denial; neo-Nazi and ‘lone wolf’ terrorism; radical right movements and ideologues; radical right online patterns of communication; cumulative extremism; hate attacks; counter-extremism and policy implications.

Maik Fielitz

Maik Fielitz studied Political Science, History and Peace and Conflict Studies at University Jena, Marburg and Athens. He is PhD Candidate at the Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders at Goethe University Frankfurt and an Associated Researcher in the project "International Dissidence - Rule and Dissent in Global Politics". Until May 2018, he worked as Research Associate at the Institute for Democracy and Civil Society in Jena, which operates under the sponsorship of the Amadeu Antonio Foundation. Since January 2018, Maik is a Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR). His work focusses on comparative and European perspectives on right-wing extremism, political movements and social change.

Martina Ivičič

Curator, visual artist, wet media researcher Born 1981 in Hodonin. Lives in Bratislava. Studied Interactive Media Studies at Masaryk University in Brno. Actually is an external teacher of Kanon of new media art history (former Audio-visual seminar) and lector of Artificial Life Art at Interactive Media Studies.

Richard Kitta

Richard Kitta (* 1979, Košice, Slovakia) is a multimedia artist, poet, publisher, culture activist and university teacher. He is an author of 2 poetry books – The Land of Secret Amphibians – poems in p(r)ose (Vienala, 2004) and Invention of the Rainbow (VSSS, 2006). Nowadays, he is mainly interested in creating of interactive objects, screenings and environments as well as visual poetry. Since 2012 he runs the continuous visual poetry open project – New Poetry Forms. Since 2009 he is editor-in-chief of ENTER art magazine. In 2010 he co-founded with representatives of literary initiatives – European House of Poetry Košice (EdpK). He is also artistic director of DIG gallery for contemporary media arts which is the first of its kind in Slovakia. As a teacher he works in the New Media Studio at Faculty of Arts TU Košice.

Kei Kreutler

Kei is currently Strategy Director at Gnosis. Generally she cultivates and gardens a host of (research) projects, which include PATTERNIST, Open Space Observatory, Forever Alpha, unMonastery, PROXIMITY...

Jasmijn Visser

Jasmijn Visser is a Dutch/German artist who lives in Utrecht & Berlin and works on the intersection of art, writing, research, and design. She has a deeply rooted fascination with the structural foundation of contemporary society and geopolitical conflicts. Her projects comprise long-term (on-site) research and interdisciplinary collaboration, exploring narrative patterns and geopolitical aesthetics, often related to (post-)conflict sites. The results of the research form the building blocks through which Visser constructs a field of tensions: demonstrating the complexity of an issue, as well as its contingency and absurdity.

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'Nová Európa' @ Tabačka Kulturfabrik

A convention of artists, activists, thinkers, citizens presenting ideas sourced from digital cultures in view of a new european social project. ‚New Europe' provides a platform for ideas around new technologies, science and the arts which can be helpful for a progressive development of our communities, cities, and europe (as part of the global). New technologies imply big changes for all common endeavors – and they change the way politics and the common good is perceived and defined. – It is about time to talk about possible platforms for our shared future.