Lecturer in philosophy at the University of Liverpool, UK
Clare Carlisle is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool, UK, where she teaches courses in the philosophy of religion, ethics, and the history of philosophy. She is the author of three books on Kierkegaard, and the co-translator of Felix Ravaisson’s ‘Of Habit.’ She is currently working on her own book on the philosophy of habit, which will be published by Routledge in 2013.
Anthony Discenza’s work is directed by a preoccupation with interrupting the flow of information in various formats, primarily in video, but also in other media such as computer generated sound, text, and imagery. His video works have been screened nationally and internationally, including at SFMOMA, the Australian Center for the Moving Image, the Whitney Museum of American Art—and most recently at the Getty Center and the University of California, Berkeley’s Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. His work has garnered critical attention in publications such as Artforum, ArtWeek, and ArtReview, among others. Discenza has a graduate degree in film and video from California College of Art and an undergraduate degree in studio art from Wesleyan University. He lives and works in Oakland, California.
Curator and critic
Max Hernández-Calvo is a curator and critic from Lima, Peru. He has curated various exhibitions in Lima and New York, has published several articles on contemporary art (in Lima, New York, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Milan, Malaga, and Seville) and has co-authored the book on contemporary Peruvian art, Franquicias Imaginarias (imaginary franchises), 2002. He was awarded the Cisneros Foundation Scholarship for Latin American curators, 2005-2007. In recent years he has focused on education and research projects. Currently, he is a researcher for the University of Malaga, Spain.
Jesper Just was born in 1974 and lives in Copenhagen. He received his degree from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, in 2003. Solo exhibitions of his work have been presented at the Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark; Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York; and Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen. His videos have been featured in the Performa 05 Biennial, New York, and at group exhibitions at the Royal College of Art in London, the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Malmö Konsthall in Sweden. His work has been reviewed in various publications, including Artforum, Frieze, and Tema Celeste
Artist, and associate teacher, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), New York University
Marina Zurkow makes psychological narratives about humans and their relationship to animals, plants and the weather. These take the form of multi-channel videos, customized multi-screen computer pieces, animated cartoons, interactive mobile works, and pop objects.
Zurkow is represented by Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York; since 2000, she has exhibited at The Sundance Film Festival, The Rotterdam Film Festival, Res Fest, Ars Electronica, Creative Time, The Kitchen, The Walker Art Center, the Brooklyn Museum, The National Museum for Women in the Arts, and Eyebeam, among other venues. Her videos have been broadcast on MTV, FujiTV and PBS. She is a 2005 NYFA Fellow, a 2003 Rockefeller New Media Fellow, and a 2001 Creative Capital grantee. She teaches at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), and lives in Brooklyn..