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Janet Murray

Professor Janet H. Murray is an internationally recognized interactive designer, the former director of Georgia Tech's Masters and PhD Program in Digital Media (2000-2010), and a member of Georgia Tech's interdisciplinary GVU Center. She is the author of Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace (Free Press, 1997; MIT Press 1998), which has been translated into 5 languages, and is widely used as a roadmap to emerging broadband art, information, and entertainment environments,and Inventing the Medium: Principles of Interaction Design as a Cultural Practice (MIT Press, 2011). Her interactive design projects at include a digital edition of the Warner Brothers classic, Casablanca, funded by NEH and in collaboration with the American Film Institute; and the Interactive Toolkit for Engineering Learning Project, funded by NSF. In addition, she directs the Experimental Television Laboratory, which has worked on interactive television applications for PBS, ABC , MTV, Turner, and other networks.

Hexagram Concordia

Hexagram-Concordia Centre for Research-Creation
in Media Arts and Technologies

About the Centre
The Hexagram-Concordia Centre for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technologies brings together artists/researchers from Concordia University’s faculties of Fine Arts, Arts and Science, and Engineering and Computer Science within an environment fostering leading edge work in a broad range of interdisciplinary domains relating to new media art, design and technology. Hexagram-Concordia along with its partner centre HexagramUQAM at l’Université du Québec à Montréal are the two pillars of HexagramCIAM, known nationally and internationally as Canada’s largest pole for research-creation in the many intersecting
points between art and technology.

Alessandro Ludovico - Revista Neural

Crítico de medios y editor del magazine NEURAL desde1993, (Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica 2004). Es autor de diferentes ensayos sobre cultura digital, ha coeditado 'Mag.Net Reader' y es uno de los fundadores de la comunidad Nettime Mag.Net (Electronic Cultural Publishers)". Es también profesor de 'Computer Art' e 'Interface Aesthetics' en la Academy of Art en Carrara.

Alessandro Ludovico es también un reconocido artista. En colaboración con Ubermorgen y Paolo Cirio ha producido tres trabajos muy significativos que han sido premiados en el festival Ars Electronica de Linz, Transmediale de Berlín y el Stuttgarter Filmwinter, entre otros. Desde la vertiente del activismo crítico GWEI. Google Will Eat Itself es un proyecto alrededor del comercio electrónico que, a partir de los anuncios del programa publicitario AdSense de Google, planteó una acción en la que fuera posible obtener unas ganancias para volver a comprar las acciones de la compañía en un círculo vicioso en el que
Google acababa destruyéndose.

Maurice Benayoun

As a theorist, Maurice Benayoun coined the concepts of Critical Fusion, as "the fusion of fiction and reality to decypher the world" and Extended Relativity, a model from physics to understand the process of subjective data mining and urban navigation . He considered his recent works as a form of Open Art, paraphrasing Jon Ippolito, not limitated to the traditional forms, media and economic schemes of art.

From 1984 to 2010 he was assistant professor at Paris 1 university, Pantheon-Sorbonne, where he was co-founder and art director of the CITU research center (Création Interactive Transdisciplinaire Universitaire) together with Paris 8 University. CiTu is dedicated to research and creation (R&C) in the emerging forms of art. In 2010 he became associate professor at Paris 8 university, were he founded (2011) and heads H2H Lab (the Human to Human Lab), a cluster of public and private labs envisioning art as an advanced form of human mediations. In August 2012, he becomes full Professor in the School of Creative Media of City University of Hong Kong.

Hugo Pardo Kuklinski

Entrepreneur, researcher and lecturer in digital communications. Founder and CEO of PhD in Communication from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Visiting Professor HCI Group, Stanford University (2007/2009). Author of the books "Geekonomía. A radar to produce in the postdigitalismo "and" Planet Web 2.0. Collective intelligence or means fast food ".

Mariana Amatullo

Born in Buenos Aires, Mariana Amatullo is an active author and essayist and lectures internationally on social impact design. She is the co-founder of Designmatters at Art Center College of Design, a program wherein students work across disciplines to advance positive social change by applying good design to an array of social problems. She has led this program since it began in 2001. Mariana serves on a variety of advisory boards and networks engaged in the arts, design education, and social activism, including Design 21 (in partnership with UNESCO) and Intelligent Mobility International (IMI). She is a founding member of the University of Southern California International Museum Institute and was part of the editorial committee for Beyond the Turnstile: Making the Case for Museums and Sustainable Values. Prior to joining Art Center, Mariana pursued a variety of research and curatorial projects and held positions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.