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Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts at University of Plymouth, and the Director of Research at, an Open Research Lab for playful experimentation with creative technology. His R&D orbits a portfolio of projects that explore the ubiquity of data ‘harvested’ from an instrumentalised world and its potential as a material for revealing things that lie outside […]

Sarah Neely is a writer and film academic who teaches at the University of Glasgow.

Tiziana Terranova is Associate Professor of Cultural Studies and Digital Media in the Department of Human and Social Sciences at the Università degli Studi di Napoli ‘L’Orientale’, Italy . She has written and lectured extensively on the political implications of digital networks and information technologies. She is the author of Network Culture: politics for the […]

Elizabeth Hoover is a gardener, beadworker, fancyshawl dancer, and an associate professor in Environmental Science, Policy and Management at UC Berkeley. Her first book The River is In Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community is an ethnographic exploration of Akwesasne Mohawks’ response to Superfund contamination and environmental health research. Her forthcoming book, From Garden […]

Hannah Brazil is a passionate seed saver, freelance facilitator and is currently finishing an MSc in Medical and Environmental Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. Her research and work revolve around human-nature (dis)connection and planetary health, focussing on regenerative culture, seed saving and the stories we tell of who we are in relation to nature. […]

Rachel Armstrong is Professor of Regenerative Architecture at the Department of Architecture | Faculty of Architecture, Campus Sint-Lucas, Ghent/Brussels, KU Leuven. Her work is characterised by design thinking as a fusion element for interdisciplinary expertise and pioneers the field of “living” architecture that materially and technologically directly engages the potency of life within spatial agendas.

Rolf Hughes is a prose poet with a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing from UEA. Currently Professor in the Epistemology of Design-led Research at KU Leuven, Belgium, he is a member of the Experimental Architecture Group, whose work has been exhibited at biennales and exhibitions internationally, and published by Bloomsbury, Routledge, Springer, and Punctum […]

Dr. Alex Toland is dean of studies and professor for arts and research at the Bauhaus University Weimar, where she directs the Ph.D. programme in art and design. She was recently elected chair of the international IUSS Commission on the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Soil Science and has published widely on artistic contributions to […]

Jamila Bargach holds a PhD in cultural anthropology from Rice University. She is the co-founder and Executive Director of the NGO Dar Si Hmad since 2010, which built the largest fog collection initiative in the world and has managed various other environmental and education initiatives in the Southwestern region of Morocco. Dr. Bargach has worked […]

Reuben Jentink is a graduate student at Simon Fraser University. For nearly a decade, he worked with Hum: a free university-level educational program with residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (the epicentre of Canada’s opioid and housing crises). His work examines gardens, both public and private at a variety of scales, as educational sites that configure […]

Duy Bui is a designer and artistic researcher from Switzerland. He examines soil and landscapes as fabrics and witnesses of the human condition. His research is informed by Asian realities, unearthing heritage, future and resistance. Seeking the in-between and far beyond he continues to learn from landscapes, learning what we have inherited and learning towards […]

Karmen Franinović is Professor of Interaction Design at Zurich University of the Arts and the co-founder of Enactive Environments Lab. She is moved by the desire to explore dynamic and ephemeral processes, be it a soundscape, a sculpture, an act of creation, a learning experience or an ecosystem. Focused on embodied and spatial interaction, Franinović […]

Fayrouz Yousfi is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Ghent and a member of the MENARG. Her research seeks to understand the role of women farmworkers in labor rights mobilizations in southern Morocco. The research seeks to understand the dynamics of women farmworkers’ insertion into feminized agricultural labor farmworkers’ resistance and shifting forms of […]

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