Matt Ratto, USA, Research Fellow at University of Umea, HUMlab, History of Ideas, http://humanitieslab.stanford.edu/40/Home, matt.ratto(at)gmail.com
Matt Ratto is a member of the Humlab and a visiting researcher in the History of Ideas department at Umea University, Sweden. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Science Technology and Society at Santa Clara University and a research affiliate with the Metamedia Collaboratory at Stanford University. His research examines how information technologies are involved in the processes by which cultures, societies, and institutions simultaneously make sense of the world and work to construct and organize it. Mailing Address: Umeå University, 901 87 UMEÅ, Sweden.
Bronac Ferran, Northern Irish, Director at Boundaryobject.org, Interdisciplinary Arts Research Agency, http://www.boundaryobject.org, bronac(at)boundaryobject.org
Bronac Ferran is Director of an Interdisciplinary Research Agency – boundaryobject.org – which works internationally on projects and events related to the relationship between art and other disciplines and in the gaps between research and the public domain. She was previously Director of Interdisciplinary Arts at Arts Council England where she initiated and organised a number of initiatives relating to art and ecology, art and law, art and science and art and technology. She is currently working with the Royal College of Art and Imperial College in London setting up an interdisciplinary lab and organising a research exchange event in Sao Paulo in December for the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the UK.