Aistė Ambrazevičiūtė is a digital artist and experimental architect based in Lithuania. By sensing hyperlocal surroundings through textures, her work amplifies complex and diverse, but often invisible worlds. Merging digital and natural realities her practice stimulates the arts of noticing and visualizing the unimagined curiosities. Currently Aistė is a PhD candidate at the Vilnius Academy of Arts working on the Grammar of Lichens.
Architect and artist, graduated from the Architectural Association in London before pursuing an artistic and experimental career with a base in Berlin. Her projects are defined by collaborative processes which intertwine scientific themes with dance, music, installations and kinetic art;
It is a Budapest based architecture office led by Dénes Emil Ghyczy and Lukács Szederkényi. Besides planning they always try to make experiments in small case projects. One of the biggest motivations for them is the understanding of contemporary vernacular architecture. They are continuously looking for a situation, where comfort meets real human needs. They are currently teaching architecture at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
Architect working on the borderland between architecture, art, craft and research. Her areas of expertise are practice-based enquiry, relational knowledge formation and low-impact building methods. Recurring themes in Erika’s work are ecology, social and material relations, care and questions that concern life itself.
Writer, editor, cultural critic, who works with architecture, design, e-culture, and technology. Curator of contemporary architecture and design centre in ArkDes. European Editor at Large for Arch Daily and Co-Curator for the exhibition of the 2016 Nordic Pavilion (representing Finland, Norway and Sweden) 2016 Venice Biennale.
Renowned designer, founder of Studio Makkink & Bey with Rianne Makkink, director of Sandberg Instituut since 2010, which looks for a way to align studies with the dynamic of modern-day culture, issues of contemporary society such as vacancy, art and political spatial design.
Senior designer at Studio Makkink & Bey, a teacher at Master's inside KABK and Academy of Architecture, works in different domains of applied art, where her interest lies in the relation between the private and public domain. Her critical research leads to product, interior, exhibition designs, future care visions and projects, events in the public domain.
Klodiana Millona (Albania) and Yuan Chun Liu (Taiwan) are spatial practitioners, researchers and educators based in Rotterdam. Their work focuses on the intersection between the politics of invisibility in space and invisibilized spatial practices within dominant narratives of the built environment. Their research interrogates spatial ecologies of ruptures through entangled readings of socio-political imaginaries mediated by spatial representation. Klodiana is currently a tutor at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (KABK) and together with Yuan Chun they engage with different independent forms of pedagogy.
Transdisciplinary artist, urban theorist and pedagogist, whose work researches complex relations between ephemeral structures, spatial appropriations and urban politics. Studied urban planning and urban sociology at the Bauhaus University Weimar and Tongji University Shanghai. Currently works as programme director of the hybrid cultural institution ZK/U Berlin (Centre for Arts and Urbanistics, Berlin), exploring the potentials of critical urban pedagogy (ZEDucation) and the role of grass-roots initiatives in trans-sectoral urban development (Haus der Statistik).
Palace of Un/Learning
Palace of Un/Learning was founded by Bernadette Krejs and Max Utech as a space for exploring, negotiating, and sharing counter-hegemonic design strategies aiming for a most possible diverse (queer-feminist) urban society.
Bernadette Krejs (Ph.D.) is an architect/researcher based at TU Wien (Housing and Design). Her work moves in a transdisciplinary field between architecture, housing, and visual culture, where she critically engages with various aesthetic practices and politics. Max Utech is an architect/researcher based in Vienna and Paris working between urbanism, architecture, and art. He teaches at TU Wien (Housing and Design) and was a fellow at Cité des Arts Paris and ZK/U - Center for Art/Urbanistics Berlin.
TAAT is an arts collective that develops environmentally engaged installations for embodied encounters between humans and more-than-humans. The collective operates as a transdiciplinary practice that shifts between artistic research, social practice and collaborative learning. TAAT is currently growing Encounter Portals: bio based structures that contribute to a regenerative co-existence. These portals are part of the long term project HALL33. For Experiments’ Platform 2023 Goda Verikaite, Breg Horemans and Gert-Jan Stam will be representing the collective.
Tevi Allan Mensah lives and works between Lyon and Paris. He graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Lyon in 2022. He is developing a personal practice between the architectural project and artistic creation. He is a 2022-23 Fellow of European Architecture Platform LINA.
This multidisciplinary work mixes eclectic mediums: video, publishing, installation, constructed projects as well as research projects. He is interested in the imaginary of border territories, as well as the possibility of architecture as a means of collective communication.
Architect, Founder, Nikola-Lenivets Classroom, Director, AdjoubeiScottWhitby Studio. Leads projects in education and culture, curates research and education on the New Rural, how collective art sustains communities, new labour economies and the natural resources of the future.