David Marc is a writer, editor, and teacher living in Syracuse, New York. Writing principally about American television and film, he is the author of six books and more than 400 articles and reviews, which have appeared in publications ranging from The Atlantic and The Village Voice to in-flight magazines and peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Laura U. Marks is the author of "The Skin of the Film: Intercultural Cinema, Embodiment, and the Senses" (Duke, 2000), "Touch: Sensuous Theory and Multisensory Media" (Minnesota, 2002), "Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art" (MIT, 2010), and many essays. She has curated over 40 programs of experimental media art for venues around the world. She is the Dena Wosk University Professor in the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
Angela Melitopoulos, artist in the time-based arts, realizes video-essays, video installations, documentaries and sound pieces since 1985. Within her research projects she curates exhibitions and symposiums. Her videos focus on duration and time-structures, on mnemonic micro-processes in electronic/digital media and documentation. She is collaborating in political networks in Europe and publishes theoretical articles on her artwork and on mnemopolitics. Many projects deal with migration, mobility, collective memory in relation to geography and media representation and archives.
Thomas Morsch has been a junior professor of film studies at the Free University Berlin since 2009. Director of a research project on the topic of "The Television Series as Aesthetic Form" at the Collaborative Research Centre 626: Aesthetic Experience and the Dissolution of Artistic Limits. Author of "Medienästhetik des Films. Körperliche Erfahrung als Ästhetische Erfahrung im Kino" (Wilhelm Fink Verlag 2011).
Olga Moskatova studied social and economic communication from 2003 to 2009 at the University of the Arts Berlin and at the Université Stendhal Grenoble 3. From 2010 to 2012 she had a doctoral scholarship in the program "Das Reale in der Kultur der Moderne" at the University of Konstanz. Since July 2012 she has been a researcher at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie at the Bauhaus University Weimar. She is currently working on a dissertation on material aesthetics and analogue nostalgia in film shot without cameras.