Kit Braybrooke (they/she) is a transmedia designer-researcher and director of Studio We&Us living between Canada and Europe. Their practice asks how technological innovation can invite more-than-human networks [animal, vegetal, machine, and algorithmic] to walk together across new terrains. Their favourite vegetal entities are mosses, lichens and ferns, especially when they make daring alliances.


Jack Armitage (he/they) is a music composer, producer, performer and researcher based in Reykjavík, Iceland, and founder of The Absolutely Everything Studio http://æ.is. Jack’s being of the moment is the Strengjavera.

Viktor Bedö (he/him) is a Visiting Professor in Experimental Design at Critical Media Lab Basel, Switzerland, and a Senior Lecturer at Loughborough London Institute for Design Innovation, UK. His favourite animal at the moment is bats. He thinks noise-canceling headphones confuse bats’ sense of orientation, but still needs to fact-check this.

Liliana Bounegru (she/her) is Lecturer in Digital Methods at the Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, UK. She is also co-founder of the Public Data Lab and affiliated with the Digital Methods Initiative in Amsterdam and the médialab, Sciences Po in Paris. More about her work can be found here. She is currently fascinated by dandelions and that they can be used to make kimchi 

Priscila Carvalho (she/her) is a Brazilian in London, UK, and Lecturer in Environmental Law and Sustainability at UCL Energy Institute, University College London. The bees are her favourites at the moment. She feels lucky to be visited by big ones quite often.

Zjeau Ciel (she/her) lives in Vancouver, Canada. She is an advocate of nature and ecology, particularly of trees at this time, and a landscape architect. Her favourite animal of the moment is a bengal cat playing in a box, and her favourite vegetal species of the moment is a vine maple growing outside her window.

Jaz Hee-jeong Choi (she/they) is a feral creature wandering, seeking awe, ever lost, often found in the cracks, with other feral creatures. Giraffes! How absurd and beautiful, but rarely seen in Amsterdam, where Jaz spends much time these days.

Tristan Copley Smith (he/him) is a filmmaker, entrepreneur and anthropologist-in-training in Haslemere and London, UK. His work focuses at the intersection of environmentalism, technology and human behaviour. His favourite vegetable (although it's not a plant) is the humble mushroom, especially mycorrhizal varieties like chanterelles.

Teresa Dillon (she/her) lives in between Bristol, UK and Berlin, Germany. She can be found at Polar Produce, Repair Acts & Urban Hosts. At the moment, she is tripping on the wild Yellow Iris.

Gayatri Ganesh (she/her) is a no-dig regenerative farmer based in the Nilgiris of India. She has also been a teacher and social researcher in London and India. Gayatri tries to find ways to walk lightly on the earth. Her favourite animal is the sloth bear.

G (he/him) is a lawyer who lives and works in Vancouver, Canada. He enjoys the crow pair in the tree outside his balcony.

Jonathan W. Y. Gray (he/him) is Director of the Centre for Digital Culture and Senior Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London. Being somewhat diplomatic about his attachments, he does not have a favourite animal or vegetable at the moment, but admits to being particularly inspired by capybara yuzu bathing.

Jess Jacobson (she/her) is currently living as a white settler on the unceded and and unsurrendered lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. She is interested in interrupting systems, and currently learning to embody her activism through unlearning societal conditioning and remembering the wisdom of her soma and ancestors (human and non human) in order to model what is possible. She is currently interested in the mysterious world of microorganisms.

Arman Kazemi (he/him) is a writer, film festival organizer, and film producer based in Vancouver, Canada. He likes cats and phoenixes (phoeni?!).

Hannes Langguth (he/him) is an architect and urban researcher based in Berlin and Hamburg, Germany. He is pursuing his PhD research at HafenCity University Hamburg, and is co-founder of the research and architecture practice studio etcetera. Hannes is currently obsessed with the stone marten, a weasel-like mammal, which has recently made its home in the attic of his house project in Thuringia.

Amanda Louise Hansen (she/her) lives in Vancouver, Canada. Her money job is television set dresser (aka imaginary world builder) and her life’s work is being a multi disciplinary artist, currently in a creative gestation period post first solo painting exhibition. She is fascinated by lupin flowers and their endless colours, and she loves watching fuzzy bees collect pollen from them. They do a little swing as they gobble the pollen up, and it looks like fun!

Lara Houston is a Research Fellow at the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, where she explores grassroots, citizen-led and creative approaches to sustainability transformations. 

Ann Light (she/her) is based in Brighton UK, but traveling a lot this summer. She is pursuing a fellowship on immersive participative practice, learning that a frog in Dutch is kikker, and seeing hedgehogs courting in Malmö.

Thiane Neves (she/her) lives in the city of Belém, in the Amazônia region of Brasil. Her current work is with the Transfeminist Digital Care Network. She loves cats, and a kind of plant that in Brasil is called manjericão, but she doesn’t know how to say it in English.

Vincent van Haaff (he/him) is a multi-disciplinary technical creative in Vancouver, Canada, working with computer code to explore virtual and real spaces defined by rule-based systems. His expertise spans in the design and development of computer vision, embeddedML, community & ed building, computational aesthetics, and user-centred design. His favourite creature is boquilla trifoliata! Also archaea, but they’re neither animal nor plant.

Mauree Aki Matsusaka lives in Vancouver, Canada, and is passionate about making meaningful change happen and supporting people through the process - whether it's making medical systems talk to each other, or empowering people to participate in iterative design processes and co-create real-world solutions. She loves nature in all its forms (except jellyfish), but her heart belongs to her fur child Bailey, a Cockatoodle rescue pup.

Georgina Voss (she/her) is based in London, UK. She is a writer, artist, educator, and author of 'Systems Ultra: Making Sense of Technology in a Complex World' (Verso 2024). She is still enjoying cats a lot.

Janet Webber (she/her) lives on the unceded land of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, and səlilwətaɬ people (Vancouver, Canada). Her paid work is doing community engagement and knowledge mobilization at Simon Fraser University, but her real job is caring for her 2.5 year old husky/malamute Mister Fox.

Gaoli Xiao (she/her) is a researcher and PhD candidate based in Berlin. Her research on migration, justice, neoliberalism, and power is closely linked to her exploration of self. She misses the delicious vegetable celtuce, which she ate a lot as a child.

Gabriela Aquije Zegarra (she/her) is a Peruvian landscape architect and PhD candidate in art and design research at the MAKE/SENSE program in Basel. Through gardens and recipes, she explores the nested relationships between Peruvian and Swiss foodscapes. Her (current) favorite veggie species are the Dalmatian bean and lemon-drop chili. 

Website photos thanks to Terryis, Stanley Park, unceded territories of Vancouver, Canada, 2023.