Galia Baeva studied art history, art and philosophy at Sofia, Vienna, Florence, and subsequently in Linz. Since 2006 she is working as a project manager in various cultural projects and initiatives. Currently she works as a project manager at a project on the interface of cultural production and political education in the society Das Kollektiv.
Marissa Lôbo, activist and artist, born Brasil, studied history in Bahia, she migrated to Europe, after Italy and Portugal, she is now living in Austria for some years. In her work she is trying to programmatically connect politics, education and art. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna in the class postconceptual art and is now PhD candidate there. For many years she war responsible for the cultural department of maiz, a self-organization of migrants, and has realized a large number of artistic, often performative works and transdisciplinary projects.
Catrin Seefranz is a cultural worker and reseacher based in Vienna. With a longtime working experiences in the art world (e.g. documenta 12, Film Festivals Viennale or Identities), and an academic background in Latin American and cultural studies she tries to contribute with her work to a critique of hegemonialities and colonialities within the field of arts and art education. Her research interests range from Latin American, especifically Brazilian modernisms to today’s art field and its institutions. She has published the book Tupi Talking Cure on Freud, Psychoanalysis and Brazilian modernism and is now researching the political “Alphabetization” of the museum in Brasil in the 1960es. She is part of the transnational research network Another Roadmap, trying to map critical, first of all decolonizing practices of art education.
Tchoubrinka Jekova, born in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1975, living and working in Vienna. She studied business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Since then she is working in the field of finance, accountancy and auditing. She was assistant auditor at Examina Revisions-,Treuhand- und Beratungsges.m.b.H. and from 2007 until 2009 project assistant at the Institut of Austrian und International Tax Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Since 2013 she is working independently as a chief accountant.