Martin Beck is a New York-based artist whose works often draw from the fields of architecture, design, and popular culture. In 2017 Beck’s work has been presented in solo exhibitions at the Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Vienna, at The Kitchen in New York, and at Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst in Leipzig. Beck's books include Summer Winter East West (2015), the particular way in which a thing exists (2013), The Aspen Complex (2012), and About the Relative Size of Things in the Universe (2007).
James Voorhies is a curator and art historian of modern and contemporary art. He is Dean of Fine Arts and Associate Professor of Contemporary Art at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Prior to CCA, he was the first John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University. His book Beyond Objecthood: The Exhibition as a Critical Form since 1968 was published by MIT Press in 2017.
Keller Easterling is an architect, writer and professor at Yale University. Her most recent book, Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space (Verso, 2014), examines global infrastructure networks as a medium of polity. The journals to which she has contributed include Domus, Artforum, Grey Room, Cabinet, Volume, Assemblage, e-flux, Log, Praxis, Harvard Design Magazine, Perspecta, and ANY.