Jimmie Durham is a seminal American sculptor, essayist and poet. His career has seen him create, perform and exhibit work across the globe. Although his work is primarily sculptural, Durham's oeuvre has also embraced theatre, performance, literature and poetry and is often embedded and affected by the location in which it is produced. Adam Caruso has taught at the University of North London from 1990-2000. He was a Visiting Professor at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio, Switzerland from 1999-2001 and Professor of Architecture at the University of Bath from 2002-2005. In 2005 he was a visiting critic at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He is currently Visiting Professor on the Cities Programme at the London School of Economics and was a Visiting Professor at ETH in Zurich, 2007- 2009. Aleksandra Mir was born 1967 in Poland, grew up in Sweden and spent 15 years in NYC where she studied Art and Cultural Anthropology. The last 5 years Mir has been living in Palermo which she is about to leave to spend the next 2 years traveling to work on a book series. Her work has often dealt with travel, transition, identity, public and collective life.