Øystein Kjørstad Fjeldbo (Norway), sound artist and musician based in Trondheim, Norway. He has a master’s degree in music technology from the music department at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (2017), specializing in virtual sonic environments through motion tracking and realtime binaural spatialization. His main focus lies in examining the properties in what’s considered artificial and organic, searching for an android expression. Musically he is part of the multimedia group Future Daughter, involved in Trondheim’s club scene as a DJ, and also one of the initiators behind Lysthus – a concept aiming to merge the club with the art gallery. He is a founding member of the Lydi collective, working with interactive design for audiovisual exhibitions around the Trondheim area.

Visualization of tracking data from a opening space shamanic ceremony. Øystein Kjørstad Fjeldbo collecting aural energy at fieldwork for (2,2) 0 DORA

Maria Eva Russo (Argentina) is a textile artist and designer-maker with a background in sustainable textiles and broad experience in set and costume design for theatre. She worked as a research assistant for the B.R.I.D.G.E project at University of Brighton studying the use of local textile resources in circular economy. Her most recent work was alongside Argentinean artist Claudia Fontes at the Venice biennale in 2017 and at the 2018 Art Biennale in São Paulo.

Textile work by Maria Eva Russo. Flag for Cinematic Ceremony ‘I am Half Sick of Shadows’. Maria Eva Russo welcoming guests to the Ceremony