Suzon Fuks is an intermedia artist, choreographer and director exploring the integration and interaction of moving image through performance, screen, installation and online work. Australia Council for the Arts Fellowship recipient from 2009-2012, she is Copeland Fellow & Associate Researcher at the Women Studies Research Centre at the Five Colleges, Massachusetts from August to December 2012. Suzon is co-artistic director of Igneous since 1997, founding-member of ActiveLayers, and the initiator and co-founder of WATERWHEEL.
Haralampos Gavriilidis is a BA Computer Science student at the Technical University of Berlin, a freelance web developer & an amateur actor. He has performed in several shows as member of the experimental theatre group Pera-Dothe of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki & participated in theatre festivals such as the Panhellenic Festival of Academic Theatre Groups & the Cultural Camping Astritsi in Crete.
Helen Varley Jamieson is a writer, theatre practitioner and digital artist from New Zealand, based in Germany. She holds a Master of Arts (Research) from Queensland University of Technology, investigating cyberformance – live performance on the internet – which she has practiced for over a decade. She is a founding member of the globally-dispersed cyberformance troupe Avatar Body Collision, a co-founder of UpStage, an open source web-based platform for cyberformance, and co-curator of online festivals involving artists and audiences internationally. She is also the “web queen” of the Magdalena Project, an international network of women in contemporary theatre.
Marischka Klinkhamer‘s work is strongly connected to her transnational identity. Her recent work examines post-colonial binary and identity constructs through interactive transdisciplinary virtual installation and cyberformance, often in collaboration with other artists on a project basis.
Evi Stamatiou is a director, actor, producer, theatre maker and actor trainer with 12 years of international experience. She specialises in devising, contemporary dramaturgies and postmodern theatre making. Evi also explores with her practice how Aristophanic comedy can inform and challenge popular performance, musical theatre and the use of multimedia on stage. In 2010 she established in Athens the theatre company Upopirates and won a distinction for the performance Thinking about Jean Genet’s Tightrope at the Off Off At Colonus Theatre Festival. She has worked and trained in Greece, UK, NY, Germany, Brazil, Poland and Estonia. Her solo performance Caryatid Unplugged was presented at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013, where she achieved four stars reviews in the The Stage and Theatre London Guide. In 2014 she performed Caryatid Unplugged at the Monomaffia Solo Theatre Festival 2014 in Estonia. Since August 2015 she is a Lecturer in Musical Theatre at the University of Portsmouth. Previously, she has held teaching appointments at Guildford School of Acting/University of Surrey and Wessex Academy of Performing Arts/Bath Spa University. She has been sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. She is a member of Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, NY and Actors Equity, UK (Spotlight Id: 0456-8975-4620). She is a PhD candidate at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama/University of London and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Ilinca Todorut is a Doctorate in Fine Arts candidate at Yale School of Drama where her research centers on interdisciplinary art and political performance. She served as Production Dramaturg in the program & at the Yale Repertory Theater, with credits including The Seagull, The Winter’s Tale, & a number of new plays. She also worked as Literary Assistant for the Yale Rep, and as translator of theater texts into Romanian. Her essays have been published in Scena.ro, Theater, and Journal of Poverty, among others.