Vassily Pigounides

Vassily works in London as an independent researcher and translator, as well as a volunteer in several projects, devoted to the dialogue between science, art, and liberatory politics.

Christian Walter 

Christian Walter is a recovering economist of German origins. He lives in Switzerland but has also spent time in the United States and Mexico. He writes (too little) and thinks (too much) about debt, economics, society and the power of fiction.

Keith Hart

Keith Hart is an anthropologist whose research interests include economics, Africa, money, and the internet. A native of Manchester, England, he contributed the concept of informal economy to development studies. His many books include The Memory Bank: Money in an Unequal World (Profile, 2000) and the edited volume Money in a Human Economy (Berghahn, 2017). His most recent book […]

Barry Gills

Barry K Gills is Professor of Development Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland and founding Editor and Editor in Chief of Globalizations journal(external link) and the Rethinking Globalizations book series(external link) (Routledge).  He is also a founding member of the Extractivisms and Alternatives Initiative (ExAlt) ( link)) and the Peoples Sovereignty Network. Academic profile and publications: link)

Viktor Misiano

Born in Moscow in 1957. From 1980 till 1990 he was a curator of contemporary art at the Pushkin National Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow. From 1992 to 1997 he was the director of the Center for Contemporary Art (CAC), Moscow. He curated the Russian participation in the Istanbul Biennale (1992), the Venice Biennale (1995, […]

Corinna Lotz and Kyrill Potapov

Kyrill Potapov is an organiser at the International Friends of Ilyenkov. He is a researcher in Human-Computer Interaction at University College London with an interest in social practice, agency and learning. Corinna Lotz co-founded International Friends of Ilyenkov and wrote Finding Evald Ilyenkov: how a Soviet philosopher who stood up for dialectics continues to inspire. She helps organise the […]

Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson is President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is the author of Super-Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire (Editions 1968, 2003, 2021), ‘and forgive them their debts’ (2018), J is for Junk Economics (2017), Killing the […]

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2022, with an interdisciplinary emphasis in Global Studies. He has a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Maine. He lived and taught Philosophy for several years in China. He worked […]

Brady & Vadstein

The artist duo Paul Brady and Hege Vadstein have been active since 1999 and live and work in Oslo, Norway. We are the main driving forces of the collective art projects Torggata Blad,, Cabaret Standard, Vyrk Kultur and Sagene Infoshop. Although each of the projects have their own course and form of expression, the synergy effect […]

John Phillips

John Phillips (b.1951) is an artist, designer, printmaker and curator based in UK and France. John co-founded and worked at Paddington Printshop West London (1975-89), was Director of London Print Workshop / London Print studio 1989-2021, and is currently Director of lps21 and the Museum of Unrest His work is held in a number of public collections including Victoria […]