Angela Melitopoulos is an artist realising experimental media art pieces, video-essays, multi-screen video installations and sound pieces. Her methodology foregrounds mnemopolitics, time, geography and collective memory in relation to electronic/digital media and documentation. She calls her projects cine(so)matic essays reflecting non-linear montage and mobility in relation to perception and storytelling. Her PhD (Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University in London) is titled Machinic Animism and the Revolutionary Practice of Geo-psychiatry. Her recent research projects were shown at documenta 14, Kassel, Germany (2017); CAAC, Seville, Spain (2019); Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea (2021); Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (2021); Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France (2021); Landesgalerie Krems, Krems, Austria (2022); CCCB, Barcelona, Spain (2022) and many international museums worldwide. Melitopoulos has also taught at the Royal Danish Academy of Fines Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Kerstin Schroedinger (b. 1978, Trier, Germany) is a Berlin-based artist working in performance-based video, film and sound. Her historiographic practice questions the means of image production, historical linearities and ideological certainties of representation. Researching the coinciding histories of industrialisation and film, her works and film-curatorial practice are often collaborative. Her selected solo exhibitions include Arbeit/Film/Farbe, Kunstverein Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany (2013); The Alleged Body, Les Complices, Zurich, Switzerland (2017); and Bläue, Standards Milan, Milan, Italy (2018). Schroedinger’s recent group exhibitions comprise the 2nd Kyiv Biennale, Kyiv, Ukraine (2015); Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA (2016); Narrative Color, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, USA (2016); Repeating mistakes, this time with pleasure, PhotoCairo6, Cairo, Egypt (2017) and The Song of the Shirt, Berlinale Forum Expanded, Berlin, Germany (2022).