1.David v.s Goliath:
struggling against the international arms trade
Frank Slijper. Researcher and lobbyist,
has studied econonmics, works for the campaign against arms trade
since 1993. Since 2005 he is concerned with the Transnational Intitute,
an organization which dedicates itself to the struggle against international
(nuclear) arms trade. [Groningen]
2. Phague theraphy: Virusses that kill bacteria.
My enemy’s enemy is my friend.
Dr.Marcel van Bergen. Biosafety officer
and Occupational Health Advisor at the Radboud University, Nijmegen.
Previously he worked for the Wageningen University on (amongst others)
phague therapie. [Nijmegen]
3. Intruders in intruders
Prof. Dr. Jaap. A. Wagenaar works for
the Wageningen University and the University of Utrecht as a bacteriophague
specialist. Bacteriophagues are specific viruses that attack bacteria.
4. curatorial practices in a conflict zone.
Galit Eilat is a writer, curator and
the founding director of The Israeli Center for Digital Art in Holon.
She is co-editor in chief of Maarav — an online arts and culture
magazine, as well as research curator at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven.
This year she is the co-curating the Polish Pavilion in Venice as
well as the artistic director of the October Salon, Belgrade, 2011.
Her projects tackle issues such as the political situation in the
Middle East, activism and political imagination in art.[ Eindhoven]
5. Ontlogy. How to make the ethics react
with the exercise of politics?
Mariagiovanna Nuzzi is a researcher
in Fine Arts at the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht. Co-founder
of the research formation Dynamoscopio, Milan. As teacher-assistant
she was connected to het IUAV( Universita di Venezia). She wrote
and directed Il Caso (2008), Philos e Xenia part 1 (2008) and Ontology.
How to make the ethics react with the exercise of politics? (2009).
6. Chemtrails: are military airplanes spraying
us like pests?
Peter Vereecke. Former major of Evergem
(BE), thruthsearcher, initiator of the civil movement Belfort-group.
He organized a international Chemtrailsymposium and is responsible
for Case Orange ( a scientific report for insiders).[Evergem]
7. ‘Fake’ and ‘real’-
about Channel, Louis Vuitton and many others
Joep Meddens Lawyer in intellectual
property right, works for Höcker Advocaten. He wrote his Masterthesis
on political commercials. He is currently active in the local council
of Hilversum. [Hilversum]
8. Ruin value, the esthetics of a dilapidated
Robin de Goede is an artist who mainly
works from photographs. The topics of his work are mainly abandoned
buildings who have lost their own identity. Recently he made the
film Ruin Value, about the remains of the Atlantikwall a agglomeration
of bunkers throughout Europe. [Den Haag]
9. Avalanche control. An alternative (one-to-one)
guided tour of César Manrique’s Lanzarote (English)
Rasmus Troelsen Researches design at
the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht and teaches at the Desingskole
in Copenhagen. He was an artist-in-residence at IASPIS Gallery in
Stockholm. One of the authors of Laspis forum on design and critical
practice and co-initiator of the design studio Europa in London.[Maastricht]
10. Design as a defense against waste and
Doreen Westphal Initiator and owner
of the Doreen Westphal Studio, that produces the KREJCI collection
each year, partially made from rest material and waste. [Eindhoven]
11.The wine, Le vin. Reconquering a reputation
Kurt Ryslavy is an artist and wine
merchant. For fifteen years he was the only merchant in Austrian
wine in Belgium. [ Brussels]
12. Who is eavesdropping during my phone
Stefan van Lent Telecom specialist.
Previously he was Supervision Engineer for the Network Operations
Center and later Command Center Expert. Currently he works for the
Belgian telecom operator Mobistar. [Antwerpen]
13. Niet Normaal! What is normal and who
Ine Gevers Curator, writer and activist.
Worked for the Van Abbemuseum and the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht
amongst others. She was the artistic director of the exhibitions
‘IK+ de ander’ en ‘Niet Normaal’. Niet Normaal
* difference on Display, December 2009 till March 2010, Beurs van
Berlage, Amsterdam. [Utrecht]
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14. Neighbor or outsider: Do junkies deserve
Ds. Hans Visser. Emeritus preacher,
clergyman (recently retired) of the Pauluskerk Rotterdam, author
of God (2009), Pedofilie (2007) and Jezus was een vreemdeling(Jesus
was a stranger) (2000).[ Rotterdam]
15. Surviving between barriers: wall-, rooftop-
and gutter plants, the sly flora and fauna of Rotterdam
Remco Andeweg. City ecologist, works
for the Office for City nature Rotterdam, published Muurplanten
in Rotterdam ( wall plants in Rotterdam) (1994) and Vreemde planden
in Rotterdam (strange plants in Roterdam) (Anndeweg & Florusse
2002). In 2006 he gave a lecture for the Tue Greenfort exhibition
at Witte de With. [Rotterdam]
16. Read the Masks. Tradition is not Given.
Anette Kraus. Artist, guest at the
Jan van Eyck Academy. She graduated as a MA Fine Arts at het Art
Academy in Malmö. She participated in the IAPSIS Residency
program. The project ‘Read the Maks. Tradition is not Given’
is a project by Petra Bauer and Anette Krauss.[Maastricht]
17.Interpassiveness: a defense mechanism
against an out-of-control, democratic lifestyle?
Gijs van Oenen teaches philosophy at
the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. His current field of research
is political and social philosophy, the philosophy of law, the philosophy
of culture and culture critics. [Rotterdam]
18. The typographical aesthetics of Greek
Vasilis Marmatikis is a graphic designer,
he took his masters degree at the Royal College of Art. Currently
he researches the use of typography and visual language at the Greek
civil service as it is seen in the service’s documents. He
received several awards for assignments under which The New Acropolis
Museum and the Greek National Theatre. [Maastricht]
19.Once inside.. (the Inside Job/ Hidden
City collection, 1995-2010)
Jeroen Jongeleen. Visual artist and
infiltrator in public space. For 15 years he secretly placed his
work in the Boijmans van Beuningen museum and organized a hidden
permanent exhibition with work of more than seventeen artists. He
shows traces of this in the current ‘Too little too late (and
how) to fail gracefully’ exhibition. [Rotterdam]
20. I can burn your face. How the AIVD burned
his fingers on an art project.
Huib Haye van der Werf. Curator for
SKOR and advisor. He participated in the de Appel Curatorial Programme
(2005) and is a member of the adviseboard for the arts in the city’s
of Utrecht and the Hague. He edited and wrote for ‘Architectuur
van Kennis: de bibilotheek van de toekomst’(2009) (Architecture
and knowledge: the future’s library). [Amsterdam]
21.Where is Waldo? The search for intelligent
live for the benefit of intelligence
Tamara van Halm. Previously active
for the MIVD. After her resignation she initiated the Out of the
Box Insight company a foundation that tries to give a broader perspective
on things. [Gent]
22. The will to see, about ‘priming’
and its influence on perception.
Prof. Dr.Raymond van Ee is an associate
professor in the physics department of the University of Utrecht,
teaches experimental psychology at the University of Leuven and
does research on priming for Phillips. Priming is a technique to
influence your own and other`s perception. [Eindhoven, Utrecht]
23.Do-it-yoursef: keep control over your
Rick van Amersfoort. Researcher and
filmmaker, works for Buro Janssen en Janssen. Buro Janssen en Janssen
is a research organization that critically follows the police, the
law and governmental organizations. It’s a constitution collective
that publishes about the increasing powers and repressive legislation,
mainly on her own website. [Amsterdam]
24.The map of Tblisi, a case study. How privatizing
only gives privacy to a select minority.
Matthijs Bouw. Initiatior and director
of One Architecture. He is an urban planner and guest lecturer at
different Universities, of which: Academie van Bouwkunst Rotterdam
en Amsterdam, TU Delft, TU Graz, RWTH Aachen en Metropolitan Research
+ Design in Los Angeles [Amsterdam]
25. Protection of data in the information
era; a short story about borders.
R.J.M Coopmans. Mr. Coopmans will speak
on his own behalf. He works for the College Protection Personal
Data (CPB), department supervision of the private sector. Within
this department he occupies himself with research on the violation
of privacy in the private sector. [Den Haag]
26.Privacy is dead! Long live privacy
Joris van Hoboken is a PhD candidate
at the Institute for Information Law at University of Amsterdam.
His thesis is about freedom of opinion and search engines. Hoboken
studied math and law and was previously active for Bits of Freedom,
of which he was one of the initiators. [Amsterdam]
27. Water as enemy, water as an ally
Ir. G.J. Arends. Co-founder and secretary
of the foundation Historical Locks en Weirs Holland, active in the
faculty of architecture at the TU Delft, author of Sluizen en stuwen.
De ontwikkeling van de sluis- en stuwbouw in Nederland tot 1940.
(Locks and weirs. The development of de lock-and weir building in
Holland until 1940). [Delft]
28. Fighting with color and form; The art
of the hiding and misleading on the battlefield.
Aris de Bruijn. Content manager and
co-worker information issuer of the Army museum in Delft. For his
blog he writes articles about warfare and amongst others camouflage.
29.The protection of our dikes against the
exotic musk- and beaver rat
Henk Jaaltink. Team leader for the
District Water Board, Riverland Northern area. He is specialized
in exterminating musk-and beaver rats. [Tiel]
30. Fort Asperen overpowered
Herman Limpens works as senior project
leader Research and Protection for the Mammal foundation . He wrote
‘Atlas van de Nederlandse Vleermuizen (Atlas of the Dutch
Bats) and ‘Ondersteboven van de Waterlinie’ (Upside-down
in the Waterlinie). During the winter Fort Asperen is not accessible
for visitors since it is occupied by bats who hibernate there. [Nijmegen]
31.The sterile hospital: pushing back
Syb Beeksma. Specialized in sterile
medical aids and expert in flexible endoscopes, at the VUmc and
NKI AvL in Amsterdam and DC| Groep, the Hague. [Amsterdam]
32. Conflicting territories (English)
Malkit Shoshan is an Israeli architect,
the author and the illustrator of the Atlas of the Conflict, Israel-Palestine.
She is the the initiator and director of FAST, an alternative architecture
practice that develops projects on the relations between architecture,
planning, politics and activism, and currently is working on het
PhD for the architecture faculty in TU Delft. [Amsterdam]
33. The Invisible Architecture
of Radical Amsterdam: A Catalog of Activist Spatial Practice of
the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s (English)
Alan Smart. Architect, currently
working as researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht .
He was active as a design teacher at the Sandberg Institute and
the Ohio State University. He worked for several bureau’s
under which Diller, Scofildo+Renfro and Lewis, Tsurumaki, Lewis.
Currently het is developing a project on spatial activity of radical
groups n Amsterdam in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s,
und which Provo, de Actiegroep Nieuwmarkt the squat movement. [Maastricht]
34.Veterans tell their story`s. Personal
experience vs. National consciousness
Dr. Stef Scagliola. Scientific co-worker
for the Dutch Veterans Institute, project leader of the interview
project: Nederlandse Veteranen (Dutch Veterans). She took a doctor’s
degree on her study Last van de oorlog, de Nedelands oorlogsmisdaden
en verwerking (Burden of war, the Dutch war crimes and their coping).