Dr. Laurin Mackowitz is a university assistant at the working unit of political philosophy at the Institute for Philosophy at the University of Graz. He teaches courses on classical and contemporary social and political philosophy, dealing with questions of poverty, affluence, liberalism, political aesthetics, collective identities, biopolitics, migration, and feminism. He co-host the podcast Voices in Political Philosophy, which presents interviews with political theorists, philosophers, and activists. His research focuses on the imagination, stabilization, and transgression of collective identities.
Yelena completed her PhD in theoretical physics at the University of Bristol in 2016. After this she moved to Vienna, where she held a postdoc position the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) at Austrian Academy of Sciences for two years. Since 2019 she has been a group leader and coordinator of the Young Independent Research Group at IQOQI. Her research focusses on correlations, causality and thermodynamics in quantum theory and beyond. She is a co-founder of Q-turn, an association for the equal opportunities in quantum science.
ANGELA DETANICO and RAFAEL LAIN
Angela Detanico (1974) and Rafael Lain (1973) are Brazilian artists living and working in Paris. Their work has been shown in different countries and venues such as Palais de Tokyo and Grand Palais, (France); Moderna Museet (Sweden); CCS Bard Hessel Museum (USA); Mudam (Luxemburg); National Museum of Contemporary Art (Greece); ICC (Japan); Laboratorio de Arte Alameda (Mexico); Malba (Argentina); and Henry Moore Institute (England). They took part in several international exhibitions as 3rd Media City Seoul, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, 10th Bienal de la Havana and the 26th, 27th and 28th São Paulo Biennials. They presented individual exhibitions at Jeu de Paume, Musée de l’Abée Sainte-Croix and Musée Zadkine (France), Museu Coleção Berardo (Portugal), Fundação Iberê Camargo and Museu de Arte da Pampulha (Brazil). In 2004 they received the Nam June Paik Award, in Germany. In 2007, they represented Brazil at the 52nd Venice Biennial. They are authors of several public art works, including a permanent installation for the Institut de Physique du Globe in Paris, and a piece commissioned by the Louvre Museum for its new Conservation Center in Liévin.