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Paolo Plotegher – cultural organizer and contemporary art tutor at the University of London. A PhD candidate at the Visual Cultures Department of Goldsmiths, Paolo is interested in everyday forms of creativity and their impact in processes of transformation of subjectivity. He lives between London and Bolzano.

Valeria Graziano – is a researcher, educator and organiser. Currently, she is completing a PhD at Queen Mary University in London, with the School of Business and Management and the Drama Department. Her research traces practices and ambiences of radical sociability within histories of self-organization, institutional analysis and militant research.


Angelika Burtscher and Daniele Lupo – work as designers and curators since 2002. They established the design studio Lupo & Burtscher, and in 2003 founded the project and exhibition platform Lungomare. They are interested in bringing together an international approach with an attention for the local territory, and in blurring the boundaries between design, architecture, urban planning, art, and theory.


Teodora Lara – studied Economics at the Central University of Quito, Ecuador. In the last five years she has been working  as an employee  in Bolzano an she is active within social movements that regard neo-citizens as a resourse. Currently she is the spokesperson for the ‘Rete per i diritti dei senza voce’ in Bolzano (network concerned with issues of migrancy and anti-racism) and founder member of the intercultural group Couskuss , based in Nova Ponente.

Vincenzo Mancuso studied at Zelig, the documentary school in Bolzano, and since 2001 works as a documentary film maker, dealing with social documentation and writing and production of documentary films  www.dokumenta.tv

Justin Pearce-Neudorf – is a designer/strategist focused on non-profit and social enterprise communication and development. From Vancouver, Canada he is currently based in London, UK and can be contacted at http://www.justinpn.com

Nikolai Preuschoff –  born in Berlin, studied German Literature, Art History and Philosophy in Freiburg, Paris and Berlin. He currently lives in Berlin and is working on his PhD project on W. G. Sebald and Walter Benjamin.

Anne Savio – studied Modern Langauges and Literatures at the University of Florence, she collaborates with different cultural and artistic organizations. She is co-founder of the youth theatre Cortile – Theater im Hof and of CafĂ© Plural feminin art&culture. She is also a translator and passionate abour transculture, and is active within various social projects.

Barbara Seppi – studied philology, art history and economics at the LMU University in Munich, with a socio-linguistic dissertation on a Maya idiom in Guatemala. During her studies she was working for a radio. After some time spent in Russia and Azerbaijan, she went back to South Tyrol where she is engaged in cultural and social activities.

Hilary Solly – anthropologist and coordinator of Donne Nissà’s projects, she obtains a PhD in Social Anthropology at the Universitè Libre di Bruxelles, and since 1998 collaborates at humanitarian and research projects in Camerun and other African countries.

Franco Zadra – Graduate in Foreign Literatures and Languages at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italian L2 teacher, and co-founder of the Rete per i diritti dei senza voce, he is active in the social and political field. He plays sax and guitar in the  duo R&F.