Anne de Boer is a Paris based artist actively seeking potential collaboration with different forms of intelligence.. Content, either produced or harvested, is being presented, manipulated and arranged through algorithms, shuffle functions, randomizers or other coded structures. Devices that normally function in the background, as hosts to works on display, are equipped with tools that allow for forms of communication or contribution to the work. De Boer co-founded both the Mycological Twist (2014) and HARD-CORE (2011). HARD-CORE is currently teaching their module ‘Documentation and Online Presence’ to the BA of the Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam.
Inés Cámara Leret is originally from Madrid but is currently based in London. She combines a strong research approach with a highly experimental making process. Sparked by an inherent curiosity towards materials research takes the shape of many forms and is of processual nature. Inés has worked with institutions like: King’s College London, Drugo More, Abandon Normal Devices, MU Artspace, Science Gallery London and the Museum of Contemporary Art of León in Spain, MUSAC. She is currently a resident at Somerset House Studios in London.
Jesse Cahn-Thompson is an artist and designer based in London. His work centres around the spaces between self and other. Current research focuses on creating unique sensory experiences synthesised from data to explore the narrative gaps between the physical and digital self. Past project collaborations include the Processing Foundation, David Lynch Foundation, and Vogue Paris. His art has been exhibited at La Tôlerie Gallery of France, Crisp Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College, Hunter Museum of Art, and Big Medium Gallery of Austin. He has given creative code and sound design workshops at the Royal College of Art and Sewanee: The University of the South and has performed at J. Paul Getty Museum and the Green Man, Bestival, End of the Road, Benicàssim, Sasquatch!, and Isle of Wight music festivals. He is currently an MA candidate in the Information Experience Design programme at the Royal College of Art.
Libita Clayton is a British – Namibian artist based in the U.K., her work flows between DIY (together) spaces, creative cultures, and collectives. Clayton graduated with a BA (Hons) in Print & Digital Media, Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London, 2006-2009. Facilitating and participating (in) events with groups such as; MOTHERS TONGUE, Speakeasy Southwest, Gal-Dem, DEBUNK, Howling Owl records, and the Black British Classical Foundation. Thoughts on collaboration, intervention and ‘the live’, body much of Clayton’s practice. She is the recent recipient of the Triangle Network Fellowship, Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Freelands Foundation Award, in association with Gasworks, London, UK, 2018-19.
Chris Boyd is a contemporary artist whose multi-media work is preoccupied with the interrelationships with technology and modes of Being. Boyd has shown work at a wide variety of galleries, events and venues, including Tate Online, FACT, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, The Lowry, Roundhouse, Urbis, Corsica Studios, The Bigger Picture with The Cornerhouse.
Ursula Mayer exhibits internationally and her practice spans a range of media, including film, video and sculpture. She interweaves myth, biopolitics and the semiotics of cinema to visualize and ruminate upon future post human ontology. Mayer completed her MFA at Goldsmiths University in 2004. Her work has received critical accolades, including the prestigious Derek Jarman Award 2014. She has exhibited in venues as : Salzburger Kunstverein; Hayward Gallery; SeMA Biennale Mediacity, Soul; Moderna Museet, Stockholm & Moderna Museet Malmoe; Tyneside Cinema Gallery, Newcastle; Audain Gallery, Vancouver; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Kunstverein Hamburg and Institute for Contemporary Art, London.
Jade Montserrat works at the intersection of art and activism through drawing, painting, performance, film, installation, sculpture, print and text. The artist interrogates these mediums with the aim to expose gaps in our visual and linguistic habits. Montserrat graduated from the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2003 and Norwich University of the Arts in 2010. Montserrat now lives and works in Scarborough, North Yorkshire and is the Stuart Hall Foundation practice-based PhD candidate at The Institute for Black Atlantic Research, The University of Central Lancashire (2017-). Recent selected screenings, performances and presentations include: Arnolfini, and Spike Island, Bristol (2017), Towards The Rainbow Tribe at Alison Jacques Gallery (2017) and Princeton University (2016). Montserrat works collaboratively with artist and performance collectives including Rainbow Tribe: Affectionate Movement and Ecology of Care. She is the recipient of the Jerwood Drawing Prize student award (2017).