Lutz Koepnick

Lutz Koepnick is the Max Kade Foundation Chair of German Studies and Professor of Cinema and Media Arts at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, where he also directs the joint-Ph.D. program in Comparative Media Analysis and Practice (CMAP). He received a Joint-Ph.D. in 1994 in German Studies and Humanities from Stanford University.

Koepnick has published widely on film, media theory, visual culture, new media aesthetic, and intellectual history from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century. He is the author Resonant Matter: Sound, Art, and the Promise of Hospitality (2021);  Fitzcarraldo (2019); Michael Bay: World Cinema in the Age of Populism (2018); The Long Take: Art Cinema and the Wondrous (2017); On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary (2014); Framing Attention: Windows on Modern German Culture (2007); The Dark Mirror: German Cinema between Hitler and Hollywood (2002); Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Power (1999); and of Nothungs Modernität: Wagners Ring und die Poesie der Politik im neunzehnten Jahrhundert (1994). Koepnick is the co-author of Windows | Interface (2007), [Grid ‹ › Matrix]  (2006), and the co-editor of various anthologies on ambiguity in contemporary art and theory, the culture of neoliberalism, German cinema, sound culture, new media aesthetics, aesthetic theory, and questions of exile. His current projects include a book on expanded notions of listening.

Koepnick is a member of the AOI Collaboratory at Vanderbilt University. The first episode of its podcast, Art of Interference: Art and Climate Changewas released in May 2023. Art of Interference is designed to have four seasons with about ten episodes each.

Emma Nilsson

Emma Nilsson is a professor in architecture and rector for Bergen School of Architecture. Author of Arkitekturens kroppslighet. Staden som terräng (thesis) which is a study on parkour and how architecture makes and shapes different bodies and urban body cultures. She has a special interest in how the architecture discipline imagines different bodies and thereby conceptualize different ’users’. Her latest book field; scope; site is the result of an artistic research project investigating how architecture photography can be developed to better capture the roles of architecture as a lived experience, and how photography can be used as part of architectural design processes.

Júlia Ayerbe

Júlia Ayerbe works in the field of contemporary art with subjects related to disability, feminisms, and editorial practices. In Brazil, she worked as the senior editor at the museum Pinacoteca de São Paulo (2010-2016). She also collaborated with institutions such as Casa do Povo, Sesc, Prêmio Indústria Nacional Marcantônio Vilaça, and Museu da Imagem e do Som, among others. She was a founding member of the independent publishing house Edições Aurora / Publication Studio São Paulo (2014-2018). Since living in Madrid (2017), she has developed projects for European institutions like CA2M, Galerias Municipais de Lisboa, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Sophiensaele, Tabakalera. She has published essays in cultural magazines such as Utopia Revista de Crítica Cultural, A*Desk, and Nossa Voz. She is a PhD student at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) with a grant from La Caixa Foundation working on the intersection between contemporary Latin American art and disability. She is a disability justice activist in the collective Sickness Affinity Group (SAG).

Jeremy Sharma

Jeremy Sharma is an artist based in Singapore. He currently works with painting and moving images.  He received his BA (Fine Art) from the RMIT (2003) and an MA (Fine Art) from the Open University (2006). Career highlights include solo exhibitions and presentations ‘Spectrum Version 2.2’ with Sullivan+Strumpf Gallery (2017), ‘Orbiter and Sonata’ with Michael Janssen Gallery, Berlin (2016), and ‘Apropos’ at the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (2012); the Busan Biennale (2014) and the Singapore Biennale (2013). Academic contributions include ‘What can we draw from digitality?’ (2023) with the journal, Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice, ‘Abstraction As: Object, Process, Rhythm, Force’ at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute (2019), and the Journal of Contemporary Painting (Vol 1 2015) on ‘The influence of cinema on painting’. He is set to release an artist book entitled ‘Slander!—An investigation into auto-theory through six Malayan films’ in 2024 with publisher Set Margins (The Netherlands).  He teaches at the LASALLE College of the Arts and runs bulanujung, an experimental curatorial platform.

Pauline Shongov

Pauline Shongov is a filmmaker and PhD candidate in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University with a secondary field in Critical Media Practice. Her research employs media archaeological and visual ethnographic approaches to material, oral, affective, and archival histories of place. She is particularly interested in ruination studies on the Balkans as well as environmental humanities, new materialism, global cinema, experimental film, historical memory, and cultural mythology. Her work is supported by the Harvard Presidential Scholarship, Harvard Film Study Center, Sensory Ethnography Lab, Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Cornell Council of the Arts. She is also the co-founder of the practice-based research initiative Off-site.

David Turner

David Turner is the founder of the Lunar Poetry Podcasts series (now archived by the British Library), and is one half of collaborative print, text and sound collective You Don’t Know. He now spends a lot of time reading and responding to texts about boxing on his blog Writers on Boxing. He has a City & Guilds certificate in Bench Joinery along with the accompanying scars, is known to the Bristol, Kristiansand and Southwark Community Mental Health Teams as a ‘service user’ and has represented Norway in snow sculpting competitions. Widely unpublished. Working-class. David’s first full collection Contained was published by Hesterglock Press in February 2020 . 

Jakub Węgrzynowicz

Jakub Węgrzynowicz is a Polish-born architect and researcher currently based in Vienna, where he is pursuing a master's degree in architecture at the University of Applied Arts. He previously studied at the Technical University of Munich and the Technical University of Warsaw, where he earned his bachelor's degree. His thesis, titled "Place of Inhabitation of an Interspecies Commune," was awarded Poland's top environmentally conscious diploma in 2022. Jakub collaborates with the Vienna-based research platform Dusts Institute and the Urban-Wilding Initiative Miastozdziczenie in Warsaw. Rooted in his commitment to nonhuman rights, he examines the dynamics of multi-genre cohabitation, aiming to create narratives and spaces that promote bio*diversity and inclusion.

Anna Ulrikke Andersen

Anna Ulrikke Andersen is a filmmaker and architectural historian, and associate professor in art history at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has previously been postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. She holds a PhD in architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. As a Fellow of the Future Architecture Platform 2021, she was commissioned to curate the exhibition ‘Chronic Conditions: Body and Building’ at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale. 

Tim Ingold

Tim Ingold, CBE, FBA, FRSE is Professor Emeritus of Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen. He has carried out fieldwork among Saami and Finnish people in Lapland, and has written on environment, technology and social organisation in the circumpolar North, on animals in human society, and on human ecology and evolutionary theory. His more recent work explores environmental perception and skilled practice. Ingold’s current interests lie on the interface between anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture. His recent books include The Perception of the Environment (2000), Lines (2007), Being Alive (2011), Making (2013), The Life of Lines (2015), Anthropology and/as Education (2018), Anthropology: Why it Matters (2018), Correspondences (2020) and Imagining for Real (2022).  Ingold is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh. In 2022 he was made a CBE for services to Anthropology.

Sybille Krämer

Sybille Krämer was Full Professor for Philosophy at the Free University in Berlin; since retirement guest professor Institute Cultures and Aesthetics of Digital Media, Leuphana University Lueneburg. Previously a member of the German ‘Scientific Council’ (2000-2006), of the European Research Council (2007-2014)); member of the ‘Senat’ of the ‘German Research Foundation’  (2009-2015), ‘Permanent Fellow’ at the ‘Wissenschaftskolleg’ zu Berlin (2005-2008). Several International Visiting Professorships and Fellowships; 2016 Honorary Doctorate by Linköping University/Sweden.  

Research Areas:  Mathematics and philosophy in 17th century; Philosophy of Language and Writing; Performative Studies, Media and Cultural Techniques; Digitality and History of Computation; Testimony and Witnessing.



Andreas Ervik

Andreas Ervik (b. 1987) is a Norwegian artist, with a PhD from the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. As an artist, Ervik’s practice is multimodal, ranging from image and music production to site-specific installations and workshops. Ervik’s research is an extension of his artistic practice, applying creative methods to examine media technologies, platforms and content. In his artistic practice and academic research, Ervik is interested in how contemporary culture is formed by ecosystems and evolutionary dynamics. In 2022 his debut book, Becoming Human Amid Diversions, is published by Palgrave Macmillan.


Neda Genova

Neda Genova is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies at the University of Warwick. She works at the intersection of cultural, media and post-communist studies, by focusing on spatial and temporal transformations in Bulgaria’s post-1989 context. She is especially interested in thinking about surfaces as dynamic, material-semiotic sites of political enunciation. Neda holds a PhD in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London, and has taught at Goldsmiths, University of Winchester, London South Bank, and Regent’s Universities in the UK as well as at the Henrich Heine University of Düsseldorf, Germany. She is a member of the editorial collective of the Bulgarian-language journal dVERSIA.


Nick Walkley

Nick Walkley is a PhD fellow at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. Previously, Walkley completed his BA(hons) and his BArch at the Manchester School of Architecture, followed by an MA at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and subsequently held positions within architectural profession and as a professional musician. He returned toacademia in 2021 with interests in preservation, recording, rediscovery, renewal and reinterpretation of cultural heritage through digital technologies. His ongoing PhD dissertation takes the continuing trajectory of the Urnes Stave Church Portal as starting point for the investigation of ornamental architectural components, their study through reproduction and their projection into a digital future.


Jenny Perlin

Jenny Perlin makes 16mm films, videos, and animations. Her films work with and against the documentary tradition, incorporating innovative stylistic techniques to emphasize issues of truth, misunderstanding, and personal history. Her projects look closely at ways in which social machinations are reflected in the fragments of daily life. She is a research fellow at the Oslo National Academy of Art and director of The Hoosac Institute, an interdisciplinary platform for the arts.


Loukia Tsafoulia

Loukia Tsafoulia is a registered architect, educator and researcher. Together with Severino Alfonso, she has founded PLB studio design and research practice. Tsafoulia is Assistant Professor at the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University, where she and Alfonso co-direct the Synesthetic Research and Design Lab.

Tsafoulia received her diploma in Architecture Engineering from the National Polytechnic School of Athens where she is a Ph.D. candidate. She is the editor of the book publication titled “Transient Spaces” and editor of the upcoming book “KatOikia, Housing in the Age of Rapid Globalization, Ubiquitous Technologies, and Information”. She has collaborated with Studio Dror, LEESER Architecture, and Jorge Otero Pailos in New York, and with K+T Architecture and the NTUUrban Environment Lab in Athens.


Severino Alfonso

Severino Alfonso is a registered architect, educator and researcher. Together with Loukia Tsafoulia, he has founded PLB studio design and research practice. Alfonso is Assistant Professor at the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University where he and Tsafoulia co-direct the Synesthetic Research and Design Lab.

Alfonso holds two MS in Urban Design and Advanced Architecture respectively from the school of architecture in Madrid (ETSAM) where he is currently a Ph.D. candidate. He has worked with international architectural studios such as Carme Pinos, Angel Fernandez Alba and Federico Soriano in Spain, Lomar Arkitekter in Sweden and Per-forma Studio, KDF Architecture and Natalie Jeremijenko in the United States. 


Benjamin Blackwell

Benjamin Blackwell is a Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Manchester. After completing his BA (hons) and MArch in architecture at Manchester School of Architecture, and spending time in architectural practice, he completed his PhD in Architecture at the University of Manchester, which was completed in 2022. His research explores the infrastructures of knowledge creation and dissemination, looking both at buildings of scientific and technological research and development, and, more recently, at the design and use of secondary school buildings.


Jakob Oredsson

Jakob Oredsson is an artist, architect and scenographer, currently Artistic Research Fellow at Norwegian Theatre Academy with the project Scenography as Symbiosis, 2020-2023, which seeks to outline an ontology of scenography, exploring how scenography exists. After receiving a BA in scenography from NTA, Jakob studied architecture at The Cooper Union and The Pratt Institute in New York and received an MA in Architecture from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Oredsson has realized works in public, gallery and theatre contexts. Works which seek to queer binaries such as art-context, active-passive and culture-nature, accentuating ambiguity and embracing flat ontology.



Redaksjonsrådet i Metode  består av Ingrid Halland (ansvarlig redaktør), Victoria Bugge Øye, Gustav Jørgen Pedersen, Anna Ulrikke Andersen, Sara Yazdani, Marie-Alix Isdahl og Anders Rubing.

Adam Hudec

Adam Hudec is a researcher, architect and activist, currently a PhD student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. His research is based on the intersection of science, art and architecture, where interdisciplinarity has become a tool to explore hidden or ignored anomalies of the environment. His projects have been published internationally in various exhibitions including the Bi-City Biennale in Shenzhen, the BIO26 Biennial in Ljubljana and Venice Biennale 2022. Since 2019, Adam Hudec's activities are represented by Dust Institute, a research platform in Vienna that he co-founded. 


Tord Øyen

Arkitekt Tord Øyen (f. 1993) er utdannet arkitekt fra Bergen Arkitektskole (BAS) og har gjennom 2020-21 arbeidet som rådgiver med hovedfokus på kultur, byliv og trearkitektur ved Byarkitekten i Bergen kommune. Han er spesielt interessert i hvilken rolle arkitektur kan spille i lokale stedsutviklingsprosesser.

Marius Moldvær

Marius Moldvær is a visual artist, writer and educator with a BFA from The National Academy of Art, Department of Photography, Bergen, Norway, and a Master ́s degree in Critical Theory and Creative Research from The Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. His work is conducted on the intersection between practice and theory through mediums such as textile, photography, sculpture and writing, and formats such as exhibitions, lectures, and publications. Between the different parts that make up his practice there are no set boundaries or constraint, but the different mediums and formats blend into each other to construct paradigms that cut cross multiple disciplines and ideas. Both through, and within these paradigms Moldvaer interfere with, or disrupt linear narratives and set history, where knowledge, experience, and landscape continually osculates between personal stories, history, and collective memory.


Beatrice Zaidenberg

Beatrice Zaidenberg is a trained art historian working at the intersection of art and science. She is part of the Dusts Institut in Vienna and the artist-research collective LIMB. Currently, she is a curatorial trainee at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe where she co-curated e.g. the exhibition “BioMedia,” which provides insights into possible forms of coexistence between organic life and artificial agents. 


Gustav Jørgen Pedersen

Gustav Jørgen Pedersen (f. 1989) er kunsthistoriker med doktorgrad i estetikk og filosofi fra Universitetet i Oslo. Han har tidligere vært seniorrådgiver i forskningsavdelingen i Kulturtanken og instituttleder for Institutt for språk og kultur ved UiT Norges arktiske universitet. Fra 2022 er han leder av det nye forskningssenteret Edvard Munch Center for Advanced Studies (EMCAS) ved Munchmuseet. Pedersen har gitt ut flere forskningsartikler om samtidskunst og filosofi.

Sara Ettrup

Sara Ettrup er praktiserende arkitekt på tegnestuen JJW i København og en aktiv stemme i den danske arkitekturdebat. Hun er tid­ligere redaktør af blog-sektionen hos ­Arkitektens Forlag og bidrager selv jævnligt med kritiske betragtninger samt anmeldelser i fagtidsskriftet Arkitekten og andre medier. Derudover underviser hun på KADK, Institut for by, bolig og landskab på Bachelordelen.

Ingrid Halland

Ingrid Halland is an art and architectural historian and art critic, based in Oslo and Bergen, Norway. She is associate professor in modern and contemporary art and architecture history at the University of Bergen and associate professor II at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, where she teaches in the PhD program. Halland is editor in chief of Metode, and responsible editor for Metode vol. 1 Deep Surface

Marte Danielsen Jølbo

Marte Danielsen Jølbo is a curator, writer, and Director at Hå Gamle Prestegård, Norway. She is co-founder of Another Space, a project space for art and architecture based in Copenhagen and Oslo. Jølbo is also co-founder and editor of the web journal Contemporary Art Stavanger, and is the author and editor of several essays and art publications. Jølbo holds an MA in Modern Culture and Cultural Communication from the University of Copenhagen, and a BA in Comparative Literature. Recent curatorial projects include “We are the Places” Vestlandsutstillingen (2019) and several projects for KORO.


Julie Barfod

Julie Barfod is a trained architect. She works at the intersection of performing- and visual arts with installation, sculpture, and text. She is inspired by ideas and literature from feminist and intersectional theory and practice, with a particular interest in gender in creative processes.


Gyrid Øyen

Gyrid Øyen (f. 1987) er kunsthistoriker og PhD stipendiat ved UiT - Norges arktiske universitet hvor hun er engasjert i museumspraksiser. Hun er interessert i forskningspraksiser som undersøker kulturarvsprosesser, kulturelle revitaliseringer og kunnskapsproduksjoner i Sápmi, Ruija, Nord-Norge, med særlig fokus på kvensk samtidskultur.

Tina Lam

Tina Lam (f. 1989) er byplanlegger i A-lab. Hun har i by-og-regionsplanlegging ved Norges Miljø- og Biovitenskapelige Universitet. Fra 2015 - 2021 var hun formidlingsassistent på ROM. Lam er født og oppvokst i Norge, mens hennes foreldre kom til Norge som flyktninger fra Vietnam.

Mari Hvattum

Mari Hvattum er professor i arkitekturhistorie ved Arkitektur- og designhøgskolen i Oslo. Hun er utdannet arkitekt fra NTNU og har en PhD i arkitekturhistorie fra University of Cambridge. Hvattum har publisert bl.a. Gottfried Semper and the Problem of Historicism (Cambridge University Press 2004), Heinrich Ernst Schirmer. Kosmopolittenes arkitekt (Pax 2014) og Hva er arkitektur (Universitetsforlaget 2015).

Martin Søberg

Martin Søberg er arkitekturhistoriker (, ph.d.) med speciale i arkitekturens teori og historie, repræsentationsformer og poetik, særligt i det 20. og 21. århundrede. Han arbejder som lektor i arkitekturhistorie på Kunstakademiets Arkitektskole i København (KADK) med et forskningsprojekt om den danske arkitekt Kay Fisker.

Ylva Frid

Ylva Frid er arkitekt og arkitekturkritiker med virke i Stockholm. Hun arbejder på nuværende tidspunkt som arkitekt hos Arkitektstudio Witte og har regelmæssigt medvirket som skribent og kritiker i fag- og dagspressen omkring arkitektur og byudvikling. Frid har desuden medvirket i internationale udstillingsprojekter, deriblandt som medkurator på udstillingen ”Nordic ID”.

Gaute Brochmann

Gaute Brochman har en BA i Film og filmteori fra International Filmschool Wales (2005) og en MA/ Diplom fra Arkitekthøyskolen i Oslo (2011). Arbeidet etter studiene som praktiserende arkitekt hos MAD arkitekter. Har siden vært redaktør for blant annet Billedkunst og Arkitektnytt og skrevet fast i tidsskrifter som Natt&Dag, Dagens Næringsliv og NRK Ytring. Er i dag redaktør i Arkitektur N og fast arkitekturskribent i Morgenbladet.

Rasmus Wærn

Arkitekt på Wingårdhs sedan 2004. Sakkunnig i arkitekturhistoria och ansvarig för texter. Lärare i arkitekturhistoria på KTH under 2004–2010. Redaktör på tidskriften Arkitektur 1996–2004. Kommissarie för utställningen ”Architektur im 20. Jahrhunderet: Schweden“ på Deutsches Architekturmuseum i Frankfurt am Main 1998.