[ CONTRIBUTORS ]

Editors
Basak Senova
Is a curator, writer and designer based in Istanbul. She studied Literature and Graphic Design (MFA in Graphic Design and Ph.D. in Art, Design and Architecture at Bilkent University) and attended the 7th Curatorial Training Programme of Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam. She was the editor of art-ist 6 and was one of the founding members of NOMAD. She is also organizing ctrl_alt_del and Upgrade!Istanbul.
Yane Calovski
Is an artist whose drawings, videos, public actions and installations have been exhibited and performed at venues such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Drawing Center, Manifesta 3, AR/GE Kunst - Bolzano, CAC Vilnius, Baltic Art Center, Brandts Museum, among others. He holds a B.A. from Bennington Colleger and precipitated in the post-graduate studio program both at the CCA Kitakyushu, Japan and at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht. He is the artistic director of press to exit project space, Skopje and the founding editor of D magazine (d is for drawing), co-published by Revolver and Veenman Publishers/Gijst Stork, Rotterdam.

Contributors for the Issue # 1
"the pornography of fabricating fear"
Inke Arns
Is a lecturer, independent curator and author focusing on media art, net cultures and Eastern Europe. She holds a PhD from the Humboldt University Berlin and give MA lectures on Contemporary Art Studies. Her curatorial work includes international exhibitions, festivals and conference. She published books include Netzkulturen (2002), Neue Slowenische Kunst (2002), Objects in the Mirror may be closer than they appear: The Avant-Garde in the Rear-View Mirror (2006); and numerous articles on media art and net culture. She is also the editor of many exhibition catalogues.
Daniele Balit
Is a freelance curator and art critic, based in Paris. He is a PHD candidate at La Sorbonne. He is a founding member of 1:1projects, a platform for cultural production based in Rome and London, devoted to production and promotion of art projects, artists and artistic practices. Some of his recent curatorial projects include In a Silent Way – an exhibition in context of Tina B contemporary art festival, Prague; Neterotopia – an exhibition presented at Palais de Tokyo, NICC - Antwerp, and Careof Art Centre, Milan, and Curating.it – an online symposium about curatorial practices and contemporary art in Italy, in collaboration with The Utopian Platform Display, NABA Academy, Milan.
Taeyoon Choi
Is a young artist based in Seoul. He creates performance and multimedia works using human body in relation with moving image, site, and time. While studying at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, he presented series of controversial happenings about culture and violence in public and gallery with art team Jangseung. Recently he started working on projects using locative media and wearable computer that deal with issues of locality and object of desire. Choi is finishing his Masters of Science at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Culture Technology program. His thesis is about media art in urban space. /td>
Sebastian Cichocki
Is a program director of Kronika - an art space in Bytom (the Upper Silesia, Poland). He works as an art critic, writer and curator. Cichocki co-operates with different cultural institutions in Poland and Germany, such as the Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw and Büro Kopernicus, German - Polish cultural projects, Berlin. He has published over two hundred texts on contemporary art in cultural magazines, Internet sites and exhibition catalogues and anthologies. Cichocki has lectured in such places as National Gallery of Art Zacheta (Warsaw), Manifesta Foundation (Amsterdam) and Kunstverein in Hamburg. /td>
Maia Damianovic
Is a curator based in Vienna. She is currently working on the project “Realities series” which includes exhibitions in Birmingham on the initiative of ACE (Arts Council England) & UCE (University of Central England) and in cooperation with the Birmingham City Council, in Belgrade in cooperation with the Cultural Centre Belgrade, Remont & Ozone Gallery, in Prague in co-operation with Eastern Alliance, and in Iasi, Romania, in cooperation with Vector.
Marina Grzinic
Is a philosopher, artist and theoretician. She is a professor (PhD) at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria and also a researcher at the Institute of Philosophy at the ZRC SAZU (Scientific and Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art) in Ljubljana, Slovenia. She also works as freelance media theorist, art critic and curator. She has been involved with video art since 1982. In collaboration with Aina Smid, Grzinic produced more than 40 video art projects.
Jeanne van Heeswijk
Is a visual artist who creates contexts for interaction in public spaces. Her projects distinguish themselves through a strong social involvement. With her work Van Heeswijk stimulates and develops cultural production and creates new public (meeting-) spaces or remodels existing ones. To achieve this she often works closely with artists, designers, architects, software developers, governments and citizens. She regularly lectures on topics such as urban renewal, participation and cultural production.
Glenn Ligon
Is an artist based in New York. Ligon works with a variety of media, textual materials and images to address issues of race, sexuality, identity and language. He has had numerous solo exhibitions including shows at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art and Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg. He is represented by Regen Projects, Los Angeles, Thomas Dane Gallery, London and Yvon Lambert Gallery, Paris.
Geert Lovink
Is a media theorist, critic and author of Dark Fiber, Uncanny Networks, My First Recession, director of the Institute of Network Cultures inside the Interactive Media School at Amsterdam Polytechnic (HvA) and associate professor at the Media & Culture department, University of Amsterdam. In 2005-2006 he was fellow at the Berlin Institute for Advanced Study where he finished Zero Comments (Routledge New York, 2007).
Suzana Milevska
Is a curator and a theorist of visual cultures. She holds a PhD from Goldsmiths College - University of London. She curated over 70 projects in Skopje, Istanbul, Stockholm, Berlin, Bonne, Leipzig, Prague, London, etc. Currently she works as a Director of the Visual and Cultural Research Centre at “Euro-Balkan” Institute in Skopje.
Ceren Oykut
Is an artist produces multidisciplinary projects, which blend sound and visual representation modes through drawings on urban cultures. She also works with a music band called “Babazula” and a collective called “Anabala” by creating and rendering projected digital images in real time. She contributed to many projects in Turkey, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Serbia and Montenegro, and Egypt.
Tul Akbal Sualp
studied Psychology, Political Science, Cinema Studies and Sociology (Cultural Studies) in New York and Istanbul. As an Associate Professor, she teaches Film Studies, Cultural Studies and Sogiology in several universities in Istanbul. She has been writing articles and is the editor of Kültür ve Toplum 1 (Culture and the Society 1), Oyun (Play), the author of the book titled ZamanMekan: Kuram ve Sinema (TimeSpace: Theory and Cinema) and the co-author of the short fiction: Eksik Kitap Tuhaf Defter (Wanting Book Odd Notebook).
Zaneta Vangeli
Is an artist based in Skopje. She graduated from Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste – Städelschule in Frankfurt/M. She has exibited internationally and her film and video work has been screened at film festivals such as Skopje International Film Festival (2006), 7th Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (2005), 1st Berlin Photography Festival, After the Fact, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (2005), Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, 2004, and 59. Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica, world premiere of the exp. feature The Judge, Section: New Territories, Venice (2002), among others. She also represented Macedonia at the 50th International Venice Biennale, (2003).
Ana Vujanovic
Is a free lance theorist, editor, lecturer, dramaturge, and organizer in the fields of performing arts and culture. She holds of PhD of Theatre Studies (The Faculty of Drama Arts in Belgrade). She publishes regularly theoretical texts in artistic-theoretical publications in Serbia and abroad. She published two books: “Destroying Performance Signifiers” (2004), and with Aleksandra Jovicevic “An Introduction to Performance Studies” (2006).

Proof Reader
Kalina Janeva
Is an English Language and Literature student at the Blaze Koneski Faculty of Philology in Skopje, minoring in Italian Language and Literature. She worked as a translator and assistant editor of D magazine (Skopje/New York, 2006), press to exit project space book one (Skopje, 2006), Spike Island Journal no.2: Currency and Exchange (Bristol, 2006) and translated John Berger’s G. in Macedonian (Skopje, 2006). She currently works as a free-lance translator, as well as a part-time translator and language editor at the press to exit project space in Skopje.