A pioneering figure in the New York and Japanese film and video undergounds, Takahiko Iimura has had a tremendous impact upon the development of experimental cinema in both the US and Japan. Iimura's work in video has concentrated on deconstructing the language of video, especially video's power to obscure the author of the image, through the audience's immediate acceptance of what is shown on screen as true.
Dora García lives and works in Barcelona and Oslo. She currently teaches at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway, and Le Fresnoy, France. Her work explores the political potential of marginal positions, paying homage to eccentric characters and antiheroes. These eccentric characters have often been the centre of her film projects.
Sarah Rifky is a curator and art historian writing her PhD dissertation on Cultural Infrastructure in Egypt in the ‘50s and ‘60s. She is the founding co-director of Beirut (2012-2015), an art institution in Cairo. She is a doctoral candidate at MIT.