Maria Zendrera is an Artist and Researcher on how new technologies like the Iot, and social media are affecting privacy, public space and autonomy.
Christian Nold is the Creative Director of Softhook Design which is working to develop new participatory models for local change. Since 2004, Nold has led many large scale participatory projects with diverse academic local and gernmental partners. In particular his ‘Emotion Mapping’ project which reinvisages the way we expereince and negotiate our local environment has received large amounts of international publicity and been staged in 50 towns with over 2000. Nold is currently working on new town scale toolkits for bottom-up ecological change.