Yasmine Ostendorf – programme curator and director

Researcher/curator Yasmine Ostendorf runs the Green Art Lab Alliance, a network of 45 cultural organisations in Latin America, Europe and Asia that is in pursuit of social and environmental justice. She is the founder of the Nature Research Department at the Jan van Eyck Academie (Netherlands) and the  Future Materials Bank. She has been curator-in-residence in various art institutions, including Bamboo Curtain Studio (Taiwan) Kunst Haus Wien (Austria) and Capacete (Brazil). She is currently based at a permaculture farm and foodforest in Minas Gerais, Brazil, where she is tending mushrooms and working on her research ‘Mycelium as Methodology.’ 

Gabriela Maciel – programme curator and director

Founder and director of TAL Tech Art Lab organisation (since 2011). Creator, director and curator of in person and online cultural projects in Brazil and abroad, such as, most recently: Changing Landscapes; Tech Art Lab Session 1 Brazil Switzerland; Possible Futures; EV_Largo (2019-2021); Co-curator of Re_Act, Contemporary Art Laboratory and Matter non Matter (2017-2018); Embassador and curator of The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale in Rio de Janeiro (2013/2017). Her cultural projects are published in: Scandale Project, Art Reserach Map, JuneJoonJaxx, Art Tribune, Artsy, O Globo, ArtRio, Premio Pipa, Wish, The Kinsky, DasArtes and ShiFt Japan.

Patricia Bárbara – executive producer

A.k.a. A boneca conceitual, is a creative producer and transdisciplinary artist and has a degree in Cinema. She has worked for many of the most important arts and culture festivals in Brazil, such as Festival Curta Cinema (1997 to 2006); FEMINA – Int’l Women Film Festival (2004, 2005 and 2012); Festival Panorama (2007 to 2009); Festival Atos de Fala (2014 to 2016); Festival Ultrasonidos (2019). Festival Multiplicidade (since 2012). Simultenously she developed her performative work, Where she uses her body as a tool for commenting and questioning patterns, rules, limits, conformation, imposed distances.