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About Kaethe Wenzel

Posted on February 3, 2017

Prof. Dr. Kaethe Wenzel (*1972 Aachen/GER) works about Utopian ideas, urban systems, and alternative concepts for society. She systematically co-opts techniques from survey to speculative fiction. Her projects function as dystopian/utopian footnotes to global history. They aim at participation, the destruction of hegemonial clichés and furthering communication – from the streets into the internet and back. Her main instruments are interview-based drawings, internet, mechanics/electronics, and street art. She often makes use of urban systems such as signage, advertising spaces, publicRead More

About Vanessa Ramos-Velasquez

Posted on February 3, 2017

Vanessa Ramos-Velasquez is a media artist and trans-disciplinary researcher from Brazil and the United States, where she was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Kansas/USA. Her artistic practice delves into meta-narratives, intersecting structuralist image-making processes, design, society and technology. She extends generative video art as performance into interactive performative installations, where the public is invited to participate, in order to co-create an experience. An embodiment of this practice, the work titled ‘Coded Narratives’, with guest musician A Guy CalledRead More

About Barbara Hoppe

Posted on February 3, 2017

Barbara Hoppe studied General and Comparative Literary Studies, Romance Philology and Business Administration at the University of Bayreuth/GER. Before she started serving as Managing Director of the Entrepreneurship Foundation in 2006, she had worked for the internationally recognized auction house Grisebach in Berlin/GER. Barbara remains faithful to the passion for literature, art and culture, and has been a blogger at Feuilletonscout for 6 years, presenting artists in interviews and reviewing the world of feuilletons. To her, entrepreneurship is a perspective on humanRead More

About Nicole Loeser

Posted on February 3, 2017

Nicole F. Loeser is an independent curator and art manager with over ten years of experience in working with institutions and companies across Europe. With great passion she realized numerous projects with international artists, curators and collectors. Understanding exhibitions to be opportunities for discourse, she presents artwork in conjunction with lectures, workshops, discussions and publications as a means of engaging the community and fostering learning. Her central interest is in featuring socially reflective and environmentally focused projects that introduce diverseRead More

About Michael Zheng

Posted on February 3, 2017

Conceptual and performance artist Michael Zheng was born and grew up in China. He studied computer science at the prestigious Tsinghua University in China. Afterwards he had a successful career working in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur and computer software designer. Some years later he left his job to attend San Francisco Art Institute, where he studied with Paul Kos, Tony Labat and John Roloff. While he was in SFAI, he got a fellowship from Skowhegan School of Painting andRead More

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