Jelena Martinovic is a Swiss scholar, writer, and educator living in London. She has lectured internationally, most recently at Goldsmiths, University of London, and has developed educational projects in contemporary art. As a researcher at University College London, her work focuses on the historical relationship between art and science, and between medicine and mental health. Katharina Dohm is curator at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. At the Schirn, she has curated exhibitions by Karla Black, Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, Daniel Richter and Diorama - Invention of an Illusion, among others. Jo]rg Heiser is an art critic, university lecturer, curator, and musician. He earned his doctorate with the dissertation Double Lives in Art and Pop Music (published in 2015). Currently, he is a professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Berlin University of the Arts, where he is also dean and director of the Institute for Art in Context. For twenty years he worked as an editor for the art magazine frieze. Cristina Ricupero is an independent curator and art critic based in Paris. In 2018, she was artistic director of the Busan Biennale, South Korea, together with curator Jörg Heiser and guest curator Gahee Park. The Cristina Ricupero has contributed to Frieze magazine and numerous catalogue publications. She has also been a frequent lecturer at the Faculty of Art and Architecture at NTNU, Trondheim in Norway, at Kunstuniversität Linz, Autstria, Sandberg Institute Amsterdam, HEAD Haute école d’art et de design, Geneva and most recently MIT program in art culture and technology, ACT, Boston, USA. Noam Toran, born 1975 in Las Cruces, New Merico, lives and works in Rotterdam. His work involves the creation of intricate narratives developed as a means to disrupt hegemonic historiographies. Drawing from marginalized or neglected histories, Toran reflects upon the interrelations of memory, erasure, mythology, identity, and the essential force of storytelling as embodied in archives, films, literatures, and performances. Wladimir Velminski studied mathematics, physics, Slavic studies, and cultural studies in Berlin and Moscow. In 2008, he received his doctorate from the Department of Art and Visual History (IKB) at the Humboldt University in Berlin. In addition to his work as founder of the Berlin-based publishing house ciconia ciconia, he heads the research area History and Theory of Media Regimes in Eastern Europe at the Bauhaus-Universita]t Weimar. Marina Otero Verzier is an architect based in Rotterdam. The director of research at Het Nieuwe Instituut, she leads research initiatives such as Automated Landscapes, Work Body Leisure, and BURN-OUT: Exhaustion on a Planetary Scale. As of September 2020, she will be head of the Master in Social Design program at the Design Academy Eindhoven.