Robert Styblo is the producer and director behind “Styblo TV & VideoproduktionsKG,” which was established in 2003 in Vienna, Austria. Styblo has been responsible for a variety of successful TV shows and documentaries. Styblo TV has produced in Munich, Berlin, London, Paris, New York City, Los Angeles and in the Caribbean. Styblo TV has produced underwater shoots and covered red carpet events like the Vanity Fair Oscar Party and even a segment in space. Styblo has also reported for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation show “25 – Das Magazin”, and was editor of the widely popular ORF show “Schoener leben”, “Better Living”, from 2004 to 2009. Styblo is currently working on exciting new documentaries.
Alondra Nelson teaches sociology and gender studies at Columbia University. She was previously at Yale University, where she received the Poorvu Family Award for teaching excellence. An interdisciplinary social scientist, Alondra writes about the intersections of science, technology, medicine and inequality, such as in her most recent book, Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination. Alondra’s writings appear in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, Scientific American, and others. Her publications also include essays and articles on race and digital culture; “scientism” in black power politics; the use of racial categories in medicine; and the social implications of direct-to-consumer genetic testing and genetic genealogy.
Heather Barnett is a visual artist, researcher and educator working with biological systems and scientific processes. With interests ranging across medicine, psychology, perception and visualisation, projects haveincluded microbial portraiture, cellular wallpapers, performing cuttlefish and self-organising installations. She is a Teaching Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Photographic Arts at the University of Westminster, UK, and runs an independent arts practice working on art/science research collaborations and public art commissions.