Nomads + Residents
Liesbeth Bik is an artist living and working in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). She spent the year 1999-2000 in New York as part of the PS1 international program. She is working collaboratively with Jos van der Pol since 1995, as Bik Van der Pol. With the other members of the core group she started Nomads&Residents in 1999 in New York. Since 2001 she is involved in regularly organising Nomads&Residents activities in several European cities.

Katherine Carl is a writer and curator in New York. She is writing her PhD in Art History and Criticism at the State University at Stony Brook and since 1999 has worked at Dia Art Foundation. She has worked with artists on a number of interdisciplinary projects including Interactive Normalization, 2002, Belgrade; the artist residency and online project Go_HOME, 2001 (www.project-go-home.com), New York; and the exhibition for the Tandem Project in Washington, DC, 2000. She managed the international exchange program ArtsLink from 1996-1997, and ran a funding program at the National Endowment for the Arts from 1992-1995. She is a founding editor of the critical art journal Link and was managing editor of Art Criticism from 1999-2001; she has written for a number of art publications and exhibition catalogues in the US and abroad.

Heather Felty independent curator and writer. Assistant Director Apex Art, New York.

Grady Gerbracht is an artist whose work focuses on the ordering systems of everyday life. He is Assistant Professor of Art at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and serves on the Board of Trustees of the FLUXART Center for Digital Art. His projects have been published and exhibited in the U.S. and abroad. He recently organized Back and Forth, a series of four exhibitions involving notions of commutes and itineraries, and is involved in a number of ongoing curatorial projects including Global Priority. Recent works include Site&Sound, a series of events which examine the border between performance and everyday life.

Andrea Geyer is a German artist who lives and works in New York. Next to her practice as an artist she has been involved in various curatorial and organizational projects, for example "Five29Ninety9" a multi-disciplinary one-day platform organized at St. Ann Church in Brooklyn on May 29th 1999, "Monuments" a one day symposium at the Whitney ISP. Recent shows include LaPanaderia, Mexico City, PS1 Project Space, (with Sharon Hayes), Galerie T-19, Vienna. She is a 2000 graduate of the Whitney Independent Study Program.

Peter Lasch artist New York DF.

Kira Lynn Harris is an artist whose minimalist work often posits an intersection of the formal concerns of space, light and the phenomenological with issues of culture, race and gender, Ms. Harris has won several awards including a 2003 Artist in Residence from Harvestworks in New York, California Arts Council Artist in Residence grants and the 1998 Lorser Feitelson Emerging Artist Fellowship. Other residencies include 2001-2002 Artist in Residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem and a residency with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Ms. Harris' work has been seen in galleries and museums in California, New York, Washington DC and in Italy.

Gordon Knox Gordon Knox is currently the Director of the Montalvo Artist Residency Program in California, Director of Production for the US pavilion at the 2003 Venice Biennale, an Advisory Editor at the Paris Review and consultant to arts foundations in Asia, Europe and North America. Gordon Knox was the founding Director of the Civitella Ranieri Center in Italy, the initiator of the "Dialogues in Umbria" series of colloquiums and of a variety of other multi-disciplinary international forums for artist interactions.

John Menick is an artist and writer living in New York. Both his individual and collaborative work has been exhibited in "Greater New York", PS1 Contemporary Art Center (2000), and PS1 Clocktower Gallery, New York (2000); "Submerge", Kunstbunker, Nuremberg (2002); Aktion Galerie, Berlin (2002). He is currently an adjunct professor of design at SUNY Purchase, NY.More info: http://www.thing.net/~johnmenick/

Cesare Pietroiusti artist from Italy, involved in artist group Oreste in Italy, temporarily living in New York.

Jos van der Pol is an artist living and working in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). He spent the year 1999-2000 in New York as part of the PS1 international program. He is working collaboratively with Liesbeth Bik since 1995, as Bik Van der Pol. With the other members of the core group he started Nomads&Residents in 1999 in New York. Since 2001 he is involved in regularly organising Nomads&Residents activities in several European cities.

Catherine Ruello New York based curator; Art in General.

Shelly Silver is a New York based media artist. Her work has been exhibited throughout the US, Europe and Asia. Silver teaches at The Cooper Union and the MFA Department of Photography & Related Media, School of Visual Arts. See: www.shellysilver.com


Valerie Tevere has exhibited and developed individual and collaborative projects in Los Angeles, New York, Mexico City, London, and Santiago, Chile. Her work is driven by discursive practices and inquiries into constructions of representation, site, and the Public. Tevere was a Whitney Independent Study Program Fellow, 2000 and received her MFA from CalArts, 1997. Currently, she is Assistant Professor of Digital Media at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, and lives and works in New York.

Monika Weiss New York based Polish artist Monika Weiss incorporates different media in her installations and performances, including fluids, sculpted objects, video projection, photography, sound and human body/figure, including her own. Weiss has exhibited her drawings and paintings throughout Poland, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, and the United States. Her multi-media installations have been exhibited, among others, at the Nexus Art Center and Space 1181, Atlanta, the BMB Gallery, Amsterdam. More recently her installation/performance "Ennoia" in collaboration with Stephen Vitiello was presented at the Diapason Gallery, NY. Her drawings are part of the permanent collection of the Museum Albertina, Vienna, Austria.

Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss is an architect from Serbia, living in New York; See Normal Group for Architecture.


Advisors:

Phil Niblock New York based artist, director of Experimental Intermedia in New York and Gent

Wolfgang Staehle artist, The Thing, New York.