Niek Hilkmann (1989, NL) is a Rotterdam based artist, musician and researcher with a background in Art History, Media Design and Musicology. He has a particular interest in the abstruse technological condition we are currently living in and the insufficient intellectual methodologies that seek to justify, or explain it. Besides being resposible for various media-archaeological events at WORM, the institute of avant-gardistic recreation in Rotterdam, he is also one of the care members of Varia, the center of everyday technology.
Thomas Walskaar (1986, NO) is a graphic designer and researcher. He has a Masters in Media Design and Communication from The Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam and a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design from Ravensbourne in London. His personal interests revolve around frailty of storage technology, and the importance of the individual to store with caution. He recently published a book My Hard-Drive Died Along With My Heart"/p>
Lídia Pereira (1990, PT) is an independent designer, artist and researcher based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She is the founding editor of the Pervasive Labour Union zine (2015-), a project offering a low-barrier entry level for contributors to express their views on social media labour, but also a low-barrier entry level for those wishing to become acquainted with these debates.