is an independent design professional, (media) artist and founder of the studio subcologne in Cologne. He holds a BFA in communication design from the University of Applied Sciences Duesseldorf and an MFA in audiovisual media from the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. After working as an art director and freelance designer he joined the faculty of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne as a reseacher and teacher from 2001 to 2007. From 2007 to 2009 he was Assistant Professor of Media Design / Media Art at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University. For the academic year 2010/2011 he is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Lebanese-American University, School of Architecture and Design, Beirut.
is a programmer, designer and media artist. She studied Computer Science at the Academy of Applied Sciences in Furtwangen and the San Francisco State University focussing on interaction design, usability and internet applications.
From 2002-2008 she was teaching and researching at the design department of the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. She also started the Büro für Brauchbarkeit, a studio for web applications and media art in Cologne in 2002 and is still working there as a independent designer, programmer and artist.