Elisa "Pooper" Harkins is a Native American composer and artist originally hailing from Miami, Oklahoma. Her music, animation, paintings and paper mache sculptures investigate Native American stories, rituals, and spirituality through a the lens of someone raised on pop culture and computer games.
Filippos Oraipoulos is an architect, theoretician, and historian, who has studied mathematic logic and the philosophy of knowledge. He earned a PhD in Theory of Architecture from The Sorbonne, Paris I, and is a Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Laboratory of History – Theory and Conceptual Design at the Volos School of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Greece.
In 2004, he was the co-curator for the Greek Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Filippos is the co-founder of Built Event, a program of spatial practices for architecture, art, curating and urbanism, which he presented at the Barcelona Landscape Biennale in 2006, at the Sao Paulo Biennale of Architecture in 2007, Galleria Contemporaneo in Mestre, Italy in 2008, at the Thessaloniki Biennale of Art in 2009, and at the Gyumri Biennale of Art in 2010.
He was a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University, and has also lectured at the Architectural Association (AA London), and at the School of Visual Art in N.Y. He published 1 book in French and 2 books in Greek, as well as many articles in the architectural press. He has spent the last fifteen years focused on poetical theory in architecture and art.