Dani Ploeger (concept/video/performance) is an artist working with computer programming, electronics hacking, video and performance. His work investigates and subverts the spectacles of sex, violence and waste in techno-consumer culture. It has been shown at festivals and venues including transmediale (Berlin), Dutch Design Week (Eindhoven), WRO Media Art Biennale (Wroclaw), Victoria & Albert Museum (London), and Arse Elektronika – a festival of sex and technology (San Francisco). Reviews and features of Dani’s work have appeared on VICE Motherboard, The Creators Project, ARTE television, Deutschland Radio, and in the Times Higher Education supplement, TDR (The Drama Review), and La Libération, among others.
Catherine Chapman (journalism/performance) is an independent journalist based in London (NBC, VICE, formally INYT) working between the realms of news, art and culture, an eclectic beat that often leads her to VR, surveillance and disenfranchised communities. Her previous academic research has focused on the relationship between media and intelligence services and, separately, addiction in the time of the internet.
Shelly Bar On (sound/performance) is sound editor and re-recording mixer at Cinephase Studios in Paris and has worked on numerous major international movie productions.
Nimrod Vardi (curator) is director of arebyte Gallery in London, a young contemporary space dedicated to New Media and Performance Art. Named as London's most experimental space and nominated for Best Independent Cultural venue 2015, arebyte has curated and produced projects locally, internationally and online, receiving coverage in major press including VICE, BBC, The Guardian, Aesthetica and ARTE. Vardi is a Sundance New Frontier Alumnus and a BecomeBecome Fellow.