Contributors 2011 is a collective of artists, anthropologists, engineers, developers and musicologists focusing in the aural phenomena. Considering the experience of sound as a means of gathering information, they aim to reflect upon the acoustic forms of sociability, rethinking the urban landscape and social relationships.

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Enrique Tomás, Clemens Pichler, Ulrich Brandstätter, Adriana Torres, Varvara Guljajeva.

Helen Varley Jamieson is a writer, theatre practitioner and digital artist from New Zealand, based in Munich. She holds a Master of Arts (QUT, 2008) investigating her practice of cyberformance, and works as a freelance artist and researcher. She coined the term cyberformance in 2000 to describe networked performance that approaches the internet as a site for live collaboration by remote performers. She co-founded UpStage and continues to manage the project and co-curate annual online festivals.

Studied Human Services Management at the University of Applied Sciences here in Linz.

L2Ork, founded by Dr. Ivica Ico Bukvic in May 2009, is part of the latest interdisciplinary initiative by the Virginia Tech Music Department’s Digital Interactive Sound & Intermedia Studio (DISIS).

Currently Margarita Koehl is a research assistant at the Department of Communication, University of Vienna. In her PhD project she investigates the role emotions play within the process of technology appropriation and use from a trans-cultural perspective.
From 2011 to 2013 she worked as a representative of the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD) incvKaohsiung, Taiwan. She was also visiting researcher at Dokkyo University, Tokyo and Silpakorn University, Bangkok.

Marloes de Valk (NL) is a software artist and writer in the post-despair stage of coping with the threat of global warming and being spied on by the devices surrounding her. Surprised by the obsessive dedication with which we, even post-Snowden, share intimate details about ourselves to an often not too clearly defined group of others, astounded by the deafening noise we generate while socializing with the technology around us, she is looking to better understand why.

Programmer, theorist and artist, Martin Howse has worked collaboratively under the heading xxxxx, in audio performance and wide ranging production and publication. In the last years, he directed -micro-research, presenting a series of open workshops and working groups centred in Berlin. Current projects include the establishment of an interdisciplinary mobile research laboratory devoted to the use of free software and open hardware within the field of psychogeophysics.

1999 AHS-Matura (school-leaving examination)
1999 - 2000 Civilian service
2000 - 2001 TU Technical University Vienna - Information management
2001 - 2003 “Graphische” Vienna - Graduate: Engineer for multimedia management and technics
2004 Bavarian Academy for Marketing and Advertising - Marketing communication
2001 - 2003 Punkt net.Services, Vienna - Content Manager
2004 - 2006 futureheadz bordercross marketing, Munich - Project Manager
since 2007 Freelace work, Berlin