Jochen Becker
(Berlin/Stockholm) works as an author, lecturer and curator. He is a founding member of metroZones – Center for Urban Affairs. He has (co)edited several books, e.g. bignes? (2001) and Kabul /Teheran 1979ff (2006) and recently Urban Prayers (2011) as well as Faith is the Place (2012) and Global Prayers (2014). He (co)curated exhibitions such as the Urban Cultures of Global Prayers (2012/13, nGbK Berlin and Camera Austria, Graz) and Self Made Urbanism Rome (2013/14, nGbK Berlin, Maxxi Rome and Teatro Valle Occupato Rome). He is artistic director of the Global Prayers project at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin) where he curated Aernout Mik – Speaking in Tongues. He starts as directorof the art & architecture program at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm in 2014.;;;;


Eva Hertzsch and Adam Page
artists, collaboration since 1997. Projects in public space including Kassel (documenta x, 1997)(only Page), Dresden (Info Offspring Kiosk 2000-2006 and Borough Art Centre IDEE 01239, 2006-12) und in Berlin (Okkupation 2006; Pari Mutuel 2008; The Address. Neighbourhood meets School 2012/13). Projects with school pupils in Berlin-Neukölln (NeuköllnNews 2008-11; Die 12 Veränderer 2011/12, AG Albert-Schweitzer-Platz 2012/13; Stadtforum 2030; SenStadt 2013/14) and in Berlin-Siemensstadt (Die Hofhelden, Kulturagentenprogramm since 2012). Co-Initiators of U10 – from here to the imaginary and back again, nGbK (Art in the Underground) 2009-2011. Publications include FOR SALE. Cooperations between artists and residents during the WOBA sale, published by Eva Hertzsch, Julia Meier, Adam Page and Jan Wenzel, Vice Versa Verlag, Berlin 2007.;


Uwe Jonas
(born 1962 in Hamburg, studied political science), has worked
as a fine artist and curator in Berlin since 1993. Follows a conceptual, context orientated concern with a focus on the phenomena of social transformations, mainly in public space. Artistic and curatorial projects in Germany and abroad.


Folke Köbberling
Studied Fine Art at Kunsthochschule Kassel and at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada. Lectures, workshops and teaching work at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Metropolitan University in London, Universität der Künste, Berlin, Kunsthochschule Kassel, ETH Zürich, Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna (selcection). Berlin Senat’s one year scholarship in Los Angeles (as Köbberling/Kaltwasser) in 2009/2010. Numerous one-person and group exhibitions, recently in Jack Hanley Gallery, NYC (solo) in 2011, in ZKM Karlsruhe, Lentos Museum und OK Centrum für Gegenwartskunst in Linz in 2012, with David Moises in Schaustelle, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich in 2013 and Kunstverein Kassel 2014


Andromachi Marinou-Strohm
born in Athens, studied painting at the Accademia die Belle Arti in Bologna. In Berlin since 2002. Lectures in various memorial sites and museums in Berlin with field of expertise in underground and inner-city architecture. Participation in projects and initiatives concerned with themes surrounding social displacement through gentrification.


Dejan Markovic
is a visual artist, researcher and Assistant Professor at IZK Institute for Contemporary Art, Graz University of Technology (AU). In long-term and transdisciplinary projects he brings together different media, formats and working methods. By means of installative and discursive works he questions and casts light on complex artistic, social and political relations.


Birgit Schlieps
Artist and architect, member of the artist group Stadt im Regal, teaching work in experimental drafts, art and architecture at: UQAM Montréal Summerschool (2006-2014), UdK Berlin (2006-2007), TU Berlin (1999-2005). Exhibitions: Wüstenstadt, Galerie Zwinger, Berlin (2013), Stalking Utopia, ICA, Dunaújváros, Ungarn (2008), La vie moderne revisitée, Centre d’Art Passerelle, Brest (2008). Publikationen: Pyramides, éditions P, Marseille (2012), Konstitution von Raum 2057, UdK, Berlin (2007), Rohmodelle / Raw Models, Revolververlag, F. a. M. (2005). Themes: urban sculpture and photography. The urban space as phantom, myth and construction.