Artist and software designer Nye Thompson is known for her experimental software architectures exploring network-embedded power dynamics and machinic visions of the world. Thompson has exhibited around the UK, and internationally, including Tate Modern, Barbican, The Lowry, The V&A, ZKM Karlsruhe, Ars Electronica and Louvre Museum. The artist has been called “the new Big Brother” (Vogue) and “a contemporary Jacques Cousteau” (Bob & Roberta Smith). Thompson's work is included in the V&A Museum National Collection.
UBERMORGEN (AT/CH/US) is an artist duo founded in 1995. Autistic actionist lizvlx and pragmatic visionary Hans Bernhard are net.art pioneers and media hackers widely recognized for their high-risk research into data & matter, conceptual art, and polarising social experiments. They reached a global audience of 500 million while challenging the FBI, CIA, and NSA during the US presidential election. They have worked with pixels, software, and AI. Recent notable projects include NFT series Cerebelle, and biennial.ai, commissioned by the Liverpool Biennial & the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Thompson and UBERMORGEN were recipients of the Lumen Prize Gold Award 2021 for their short film UNINVITED. An ongoing collaboration, UNINVITED is both moving picture and a series of NFTs that blend CCTV, AI, and horror.