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Callum Gunn / Anti-Natural
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Callum Gunn, computer music and internet maker, born in Scotland, lives in London.
Keywords: antagonistic synthesis, rave, supercollider, temporality, etc...
Runs cassette tape label Conditional.
http://www.calumgunn.com
http://www.conditional.club


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Dani Ploeger / Anti-Natural
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Dani Ploeger is interested in the spectacles of sex, violence and waste in techno-consumer culture. His work encompasses computer programming, electronics hacking, cultural theory and performance. He has made a smartphone app that is available on adult app market MiKandi, undergone an operation in which electronic waste was installed in his abdomen by a body piercer, and anonymously distributed a DVD with a terror video. His artwork has been shown at art festivals including transmediale (Berlin), WRO Media Art Biennale (Wroclaw), RIXC (Riga), and Arse Elektronika: a festival of sex and technology (San Francisco). Reviews and features of his work have appeared in The WIRE, Times Higher Education, VICE, La Libération, and on ARTE television and Deutschland Radio, among others. Dani's writing on culture and technology has been published in various books, as well as journals such as Leonardo and the International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media. He is a senior lecturer at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, and Principal Investigator of the art-science research project Bodies of Planned Obsolescence: Digital performance and the global politics of electronic waste.
http://www.daniploeger.org/
http://www.e-waste-performance.net


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Danilo Mandic / Anti-Natural
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Danilo Mandic's research tackles the conundrum of copyright and technology, through notions of intangibility, property and balance. Other research interests include art and law, technology, cultural industries and the development of new social practices. He has authored various conceptual, socially engaged, projects and installations, including words and sounds, as well as those challenging copyright within artworks. Having both professional experience in various areas of law, and being actively engaged in different fields of the entertainment industry, he recently completed a PhD/LLM in Entertainment Law at the University of Westminster.


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Himali Singh Soin / Anti-Natural
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Himali makes art inspired by the relationship between literature and the planet, exploring earthly desire as fantastical, extra-terrestial, sub-oceanic, trans-continental, nephological, avian, bovine, ornithological, xeno-archeological, horological, toponomical, topological, tautological, morphological. She makes poems and essays, published variously and worldwide.


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Inigo Wilkins / Anti-Natural
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Inigo Wilkins with a background in philosophy and sonic culture, Inigo Wilkins is in the process of completing his doctoral thesis on the topic of ‘Irreversible Noise’ at the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths. His research is focused on reconceptualising noise as a specific instance of the shortcomings of aesthetic theory in general, through a rigorous investigation of the concept of noise as it is used in various scientific disciplines. He is co-editor of the Glass Bead journal
http://glass-bead.org/
https://irreversiblenoise.wordpress.com


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Jelena Stojkovic / Anti-Natural
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Jelena Stojkovic has recently completed her PhD on 1930s Japanese Surrealism and Photography
in 2013. She was based with the University of Tokyo for part of her research study. {CUTThe thesis is based on archival research of rarely known photographs and links these to main texts published with regard to Surrealism photography in Japan during the decade.TO HERE]
Jelena has published writings in History of Photography journal and the book Minor Photography(Leuven Press 2012). She also curated Photo Reference: Photographic Image in Contemporary Japanese Art Practices (2012) and is co-programming a section ‘Archiving on the Line: Photography, Collecting and the Web’ for Either/And, a major project developed for the initial stage of The National Media Museum’s new web page Ph – The Postgraduate Photography Research Network.
http://www.eitherand.org


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Jonathan Kemp / Anti-Natural
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Performer, writer, and geologically based artist Jonathan Kemp makes esoteric excavations around the matter of technology, mineralogy, waste and psyche.
http://xxn.org.uk/


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Laboria Cuboniks / Anti-Natural
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Laboria Cubonics is six women across 5 countries working in collaboration on line to redefine a feminism adequate to the 21st century. They published Xenofeminism, A Politics for Alienation on line in the spring of 2015 and are currently working on a book that will elaborate this text, due out with Urbanomic, spring 2016.
Recent appearences include: The Long Progress Bar, Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse, Brighton; (In)Formalizing the Outside: Sex, Mathematics, Cybernetics at Performing Arts Forum (PAF), Summer University 2015 Philosophy Week, St Erme Outre et Ramecourt, France; Technofeminism Now at the ICA, London
http://www.laboriacuboniks.net/


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Marina Vishmidt / Anti-Natural
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Marina Vishmidt is a London-based writer occupied mainly with questions around art, labour and value. She is the author of Speculation as a Mode of Production (Brill, forthcoming) and A-Autonomy (with Kerstin Stakemeier) (Textem and Mute, forthcoming). She also works regularly with Anthony Iles and with Melanie Gilligan. She collaborates with artists and contributes to journals such as Mute, Afterall, Texte zur Kunst, and the South Atlantic Quarterly, as well as co-/edited collections and catalogues, most recently Anguish Language (Archive Books, forthcoming). She is part of the Theory faculty at the Dutch Art Institute, lectures in the history and criticism of artists moving image at the University of Brighton, and has taught at the University of the Arts in Berlin, Central Saint Martins, and Goldsmiths.
http://dutchartinstitute.eu/page/5942/marina-vishmidt


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Nihal Yesil / Anti-Natural
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Nihal Yesil is an artist working with photography, objects, installation, and video. Recent photographic work oscillates between the abstract and the given in a process of translation. Pulsating between the image and its materiality, the works are located both in and beyond human perception, exploring the infinite manifestations of pattern formation between the eye and technology. Spreading over the image surface in fluid compositions, the liquid patterns intermingle, with surface light reflection transformed into a conflation of the unexpected. Material and technology merge and re-emerge from the background in a frozen hypnotic movement.
http://nihalyesilstudio.com


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Paul Abbott / Anti-Natural
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Paul Abbott is an artist and musician based in London, working through questions and feelings connecting music, language and politics: using drums, performance, writing, and publishing.
http://www.paulabbott.net


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Roc Jimenez de Cisneros / Anti-Natural
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Roc Jiménez de Cisneros was born in 1975 in Barcelona, Spain. In 2013, Evol released the album Something Inflatable on ALKU, a label run by Jiménez and his wife Anna Ramos. The name Evol is, of course, “the Padova N-body CODE for cosmological simulations of galaxy formation and evolution.” And yet, évol is also Catalan for Sambucus Ebulus, a pretty elder plant with white flowers and berries that ooze purple juice, emitting a foul smell. “Foetid,” apparently. Like rotting flesh.
http://vivapunani.org


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Sabina Ahn / Anti-Natural
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Sabina Ahn Breath is a wind instrument that controls sound and light with human breathing. Breath uses amorphous energy from the human body and transforms it into different shapes: breath to light and sound, vitalising an inorganic object and shaping the narrative. http://www.sabinaahn.com/


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" "[sic] Tim Goldie / Anti-Natural
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" "[sic] VomiTimoV Goldie Abject Bloc
http://timgoldie.blogspot.co.uk

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ΦΛΞ / Anti-Natural
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In his most recent attempts to suppress recurring maslowian spasms, ΦΛΞ has been looking into the creative (ab)use of sonic, electric and magnetic phenomena. High voltage sparks, joystick ambisonics and max-msp orgies have delivered average to satisfactory results.
A peak was unquestionably the integration of post-zappaesque jazz ensemble ‘Circuit', appointed to the sole role of delivering ferocious assaults of live electronics on multiple Polish audiences, during the Polish tour (the only tour to date).
Other collaborations were conclusively vacuous, and all efforts have now been re-directed to the latest and final action named: "/The parts of a car are not the car, but there is no car other than its parts/” : An expanded vehicle of investigation that embraces Nagarjuna’s view on emptiness, aiming to deconstruct our conventional perception of the 'car’, its parts and by extension nature, anti-nature and all other phenomena.
http://vimeo.com/81100795


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_blank / Anti-Natural
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_blank (Blanca Rego) is a Spanish audiovisual artist. She studied Film Direction and New Media and she works with video, sound and text. Her work focuses on the relationship between image and sound, with a clear influence of classic experimental films and contemporary electronic visual music. Currently, she combines the creation of single-channel video pieces with live audio-visual performances, performing by herself or in collaboration with experimental musicians. It is also worth noting her work as a researcher, which includes regular collaborations as a writer and translator with several media and institutions.
http://www.null66913.net











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