Zach is an artist, researcher and hacker with a simple goal: he wants you surprised. He creates artwork through writing software and is a co-creator of openFrameworks, an open source C++ toolkit for creative coding and helped co-found the School for Poetic Computation, a school examining the lyrical possibilities of code.
Yuri is a sound artist, designer and electronic musician who produces work that explores the realms of sound through exquisitely designed pieces. His work raises questions of the relation between sound and people and how music and sound affect people’s mind. His sound art pieces and installations have been shown in exhibitions all around the world.
Amanda is a graphics editor at the New York Times, where she creates charts and maps for the print and web versions of the paper. With a focus on data visualization and a fondness for slightly conceptual pieces, her work with colleagues has won several awards, including top honors at Malofiej, the largest international infographics contest.