Philipp Albers

Philipp Albers, co-founder of Zentrale Intelligenz Agentur, is a freelance journalist and writer. Together with Holm Friebe he co-authored “Was Sie schon immer über 6 wissen wollten” (2011), a popular non-fiction book about number psychology, and “MIMIKRY – Das Spiel des Lesens” (2016), a literary-salon-game-cum-book, containing a collection of fake ...
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Arno Brandlhuber

Arno Brandlhuber is an architect and urban planner in Berlin. He is the founder of the collaborative practice Brandlhuber+ (2006). His work includes architecture and research projects, exhibitions and publications as well as political interventions. In addition to his research work on the “spatial production of the Berlin Republic”, he ...
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Claudia Brückner

Claudia Brückner is an Experience & Workshop Designer and Innovation Consultant & Facilitator based in Berlin. She designs and facilitates formats and spaces that empower new ways of working, learning, collaboration, human interaction and innovation. Claudia has developed event formats and concepts — from large-scale conferences to tailored workshops and ...
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Aljoscha Burchardt

Aljoscha Burchardt is senior researcher and lab manager at the Speech and Language Technology Lab of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH). He is an expert in Artificial Intelligence and Language Technology. His interests include the evaluation of (machine) translation quality and the inclusion of language professionals ...
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Vera Bühlmann

Vera Bühlmann, b. 1974 in Switzerland, studied English Literature and Language, Philosophy and Media Studies at Zurich University and Basel University. She is professor for architecture theory at TU Vienna, where she directs the research group Architecture Theory and Philosophy of Technics (ATTP). Together with Ludger Hovestadt she co-directs the ...
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Beatriz Colomina

Beatriz Colomina is the Howard Crosby Butler Professor of the History of Architecture at Princeton University and a 2018–2019 fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. She writes and curates on questions of design, art, sexuality and media. Her books include Sexuality and Space (Princeton Architectural Press, 1992), Privacy and Publicity: ...
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Christoph Engemann

Christoph Engemann is Post-Doc for Society and Digitization at the Faculty of Media at the Bauhaus-University Weimar. His research interest include media of statehood, genealogy of transactions, history and media of graph theory, and rurality and barns.
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Jule Froböse

Jule Froböse founded Panatom Corporate Communication, an agency that has been developing and implementing strategies and concepts in the cultural field since 1999. Since 2016 she is co-partner and managing director of super cetera – Strategies for Urban Perspectives. Jule Hass supervised and realized various lectures, curations and publications in ...
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Corinne Gisel

Swiss designer, writer, and researcher Corinne Gisel (b. 1987) holds a BA in Graphic Design from Gerrit Rietveld Academie (NL) and is currently finishing an MAE in Cultural Publishing at ZHdK (CH). Her writing has been published by Occasional Papers, Diogenes, Spector Books, Walker Art Center, and Lars Müller Publishers, ...
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Olaf Grawert

Olaf Grawert plans, writes and talks about architecture. He lives and works between Berlin and Zurich. Since 2015 in alternating collaborations with ARCH+ Zeitschrift für Architektur und Urbanismus, Brandlhuber+, MakeCity Berlin, Christopher Roth and many others. In his work he deals with the economization and marketing of space and possible ...
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Leonhard Horowski

Leonhard Horowski, born in 1972, studied History, English and Political Science at the Free University of Berlin and the University of Durham. After earning his doctorate with a thesis on the court of Versailles, he is currently completing his habilitation on Brandenburg-Prussian state ministers. In addition to teaching at the ...
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Martin Kiel

In the 1980s, he was advised against his wish to become a forester. The forests are sick, he was told, and foresters probably superfluous in the future. So, in 1989 he started to study biology, German literature, philosophy, archaeology and art history at the Ruhr University Bochum. In 1995 he ...
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Andreas Krüger

Andreas Krüger studied Urban Planning & Communication Studies in Berkeley and Berlin. Before that he completed an apprenticeship in carpentry and worked in boatbuilding and architectural modelmaking. Together with the team of his consulting company Belius he works on the development of urban districts. One example is the Moritzplatz quarter ...
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Rob Leijdekkers

Rob Leijdekkers teaches Fine Arts at AKV | St.Joost in Breda and Den Bosch, The Netherlands. He is a researcher at the Centre of Applied Research for Art, Design and technology (Caradt), investigating possibilities for a timely practice of artistic autonomy in art and design. Since 2016 he is also ...
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Sebastian Olma

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Olma holds the Autonomy Research Chair at the Centre of Applied Research for Art, Design and Technology (Caradt) at Avans University of Applied Sciences in Breda and Den Bosch, the Netherlands. Alongside his academic work, he has advised policymakers throughout Europe on the facts and fictions of ...
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Philipp Oswalt

Philipp Oswalt, born 1964, architect and publicist in Berlin. 1988–1994 editor of the architecture magazine ARCH+, 1996–97 employee in the office of OMA/Rem Koolhaas, 1998 first prize in the competition for the former women's concentration camp Ravensbrück (with Stefan Tischer and Stefanie Oswalt) with subsequent partial realisation, 2000–2002 visiting professor ...
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Nina Paim

Brazilian designer, researcher, and curator Nina Paim (b. 1986) holds a BA in Graphic Design from Gerrit Rietveld Academie (NL) and an MA in Design Research from HKB Bern (CH). She has taught and lectured in Aruba, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, France, Italy, Portugal, the UK, the ...
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Stephan Porombka

Stephan Porombka initially was a literary scholar at the Free University and the Humboldt University in Berlin, focusing on New Media; he was an early expert on hypertext as well as a slam poet and a journalist. In 2003, he became professor at the University of Hildesheim, where he initiated ...
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Cornelius Reiber

Cornelius Reiber is a translator and teaches Media History at Basel University. From 2006 to 2011 he worked at Princeton University. Member of the Zentrale Intelligenz Agentur since 2002. His scholarly publications include "Original-Ton. Zur Mediengeschichte des O-Tons" (2007), his translations "Design" (Hoffmann und Campe, 2018) and the novel "Der ...
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Vera Sacchetti

Vera Sacchetti (Lisbon, 1983) is a Basel-based design critic and curator, co-curator of TEOK Basel, and co-founder of the editorial consultancy Superscript. She serves in a variety of curatorial, research and editorial roles, most recently as one-half of the curatorial initiative Foreign Legion. She was associate curator of the 4th ...
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Martin Schmitz

Martin Schmitz, born 1956, studied architecture, urban and landscape planning at the University of Kassel. Author of the book "Über die Kultur der Imbißbude", Zurich, 1983. Curator of the film programme of the 8th documenta 1987, the conference on "Dilettantism", Görlitz 1995, the exhibition "Die Tödliche Doris – Kunst", Berlin ...
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Ulrike Sterblich

Ulrike Sterblich is an author, translator and political scientist. From 2004 to 2011 she hosted the talk show "Berlin Bunny Lectures". In 2012, Rowohlt published "Die halbe Stadt, die es nicht mehr gibt. Eine Kindheit in Berlin (West)", 2016 the anthology "„Iss doch wenigstens das Fleisch“. She lives in Berlin, ...
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John Tresch

John Tresch is Professor of History of Art, Science, and Folk Practice at the Warburg Institute at the University of London. He is the author of The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon (Chicago, 2012), and co-editor of Aesthetics of Universal Knowledge (Palgrave, 2016), Bibliotechnica: Humanist Practice in ...
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Young Artists Feed Forward is a nomadic artists collective active mostly in the Netherlands. YAFF is working on strategies for injecting artistic autonomy into new possible markets; offering supply without much regard for demand. Works, projects or themes are proposed by individual members and worked out by the group. The ...
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