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D.Espenschied O.Lialina

D.Espenschied O.Lialina

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Dragan Espenschied. Dragan Espenschied (born 1975) is an 8-bit musician and media artist who lives and works in Stuttgart, Germany. He studied communication design at the Merz Academy in Stuttgart. Dragan started to develop software for Atari Computers in 1991. In 1995 he founded the 8-bit band "Bodenständig 2000" together with Bernd Kirsch. They got signed on the label Rephlex in London, and started touring throughout Europe and the USA. Together with media activist Alvar Freude he worked on projects like Freedom Phone, Omni-Cleaner, Assoziations-Blaster and insert_coin. In 2003 he started working with the pioneer Olia Lialina. Their most famous works are Zombie and Mummy, Online Newspapers, Frozen Niki, With Elements Of Web 2.0 and Midnight. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Olia Lialina. Born 1971 in Moscow. Finished Moscow State University in 1993 as journalist, film critic. In mid 90s one of the organizers of Moscow experimental film club CINE FANTOM. Net Artist, one of pioneers. Writes on New Media, Digital Folklore and Vernacular Web. Since 1999 Professor of Merz Akademie (New Media Pathway), Stuttgart Animated Gif Model. Wife of Rockstar. Junior blogger.

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