Unconference challenges traditional formats of conference, offering rooms for speakers to communicate with the audience through various formats of presentations under different situations. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic this year, the whole Unconference has transformed into an online video programme with 4 episodes on Facebook to engage the audience online. In each episode, one guest speaker is invited to offer their insight on the curatorial theme of the festival this year – SHARP CHRONICLES. Live chat will also be hosted by the Programme Director of Microwave, host of the programme and guest speakers to further discuss the topic.
反轉硏討會一如以往想要跨越傳統研討會形式，就著2020年COVID-19的影響，藝術節決定把硏討會轉為對談節目，一連四集的線上節目於臉書上播放，國際及本地的講者將就本年度藝術節主題《後實錄》以不同的專業角度與觀眾分享，播放同時具有live chat – 即時文字對話功能，提供即時對話進一步與與會者互動。
Winsome has just embarked her PhD journey this fall. Prior to this, she has awarded a graduate degree in Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Archaeology. She is a biological anthropologist by training. Aside as a learner, she works for various organizations, from humanitarian NGO to law enforcement agencies. Since 2017, she has partnered with a private DVI company on working on disaster relief and response.
Winsome has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary work. Her education and professional experiences background are rather international, ranging from Europe to the States to Africa. At the same time, her research, and experiences merge with her writing avatar. She promotes public intellectualism and commits into science communication via her weekly column in local media in Hong Kong. She has published in total of 5 books in Hong Kong and Taiwan. Translated version of some has been released in other Asian countries in 2012.
Dr. Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an artist and biohacker who is interested in art as research and technological critique. Her controversial biopolitical art practice includes the project Stranger Visions in which she created portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material (hair, cigarette butts, chewed up gum) collected in public places.
Heather has shown work internationally at events and venues including the World Economic Forum, the Daejeon Biennale, the Guangzhou Triennial, and the Shenzhen Urbanism and Architecture Biennale, Transmediale and PS1 MOMA. Her work is held in public collections of the Centre Pompidou, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Wellcome Collection, the Exploratorium, and the New York Historical Society, among others, and has been widely discussed in the media, from the New York Times and the BBC to Art Forum and Wired.
Heather has a PhD in Electronic Arts from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a visiting assistant professor of Interactive Media at NYU Abu Dhabi, an artist fellow at AI Now, an Artist-in-Residence at the Exploratorium, and is an affiliate of Data & Society.
She is also a co-founder and co-curator of REFRESH, an inclusive and politically engaged collaborative platform at the intersection of Art, Science, and Technology.
希勒‧杜薇海博(Heather Dewey-Hagborg)博士是一位跨界藝術家和生物黑客，對藝術研究和技術評論感興趣。歷年引發爭議的「生物政治」藝術包括《撿到陌生人的臉》(Stranger Visions)，當中她從公共場所採集民眾的遺傳物質（頭髮、香菸頭、口香糖），進行分析，創作出人臉雕塑。
希勒在世界經濟論壇、韓國大田雙年展、廣州三年展、深圳城市與建築雙年展、Transmediale藝術節和PS1 MOMA等國際活動和場所展示了她的作品。她的作品在蓬皮杜中心、維多利亞和阿爾伯特博物館、威康博物館、探索博物館和紐約歷史學會等公共收藏館中展出，並在包括紐約時報和BBC到藝術論壇等媒體上引起廣泛討論。希勒擁有倫斯勒理工學院的電子藝術博士學位。她是紐約大學阿布扎比分校互動媒體專業的客座助理教授，現在是AI Now的藝術家研究員、探索博物館的駐館藝術家，還是Data & Society的成員。https://ainowinstitute.org https://www.exploratorium.edu/ https://datasociety.net/她還是REFRESH的聯合創始人和聯合策展人。REFRESH是一個集藝術、科學和技術于一體的具有包容性和政治參與的合作平臺。
Marek, Creative Director and co-founder of Tactical Tech, produces creative and social interventions that span various media, from film and radio to television, books, exhibitions and, of course, the web. For the past 25 years, he has been working at the nexus of technology and politics, information and activism and the consequences of living in a quantified society. Marek’s most recent documentary series for Tactical Tech, Exposing the Invisible explores the digital tools and tactics that now enable evidence based activism to thrive on an unprecedented scale. Marek is also co-founder of the creative agency Tactical Studios, co-curator of the exhibition Nervous Systems: Quantified Life and the Social Question and The Glass Room and co-author of the book Visualising Information for Advocacy and the latest Efficiency And Madness (Using Data and Technology to Solve Social, Environmental and Political Problems). He is currently working on a new radio show, a continuation of recently concluded Love & Chaos that was produced for Berlin’s Reboot FM (2012-2016) and a new film How Long Is Now.
馬雷克·圖申斯基是戰略技術的創意總監及協同創始人，致力於不同媒體平台上製作創意及社交干預項目，涉獵平台由電影及廣播以至電影，書本、展覽與及網上作品等。在過去的廿五年間，他一直在科技與政治的領域中探討，硏究信息與行動主義與量化社會生活後果之間的連結。馬雷克為戰略技術所作的最新紀錄片系列中，探索了數位工具與策略如何在當代社會中被頻繁運用成攜帶證據性質的行動。馬雷克同時亦是創意公司戰略工作室的協同創辦人、展覽《神經系統：量化生命與社會問題」和《玻璃房間》的協同策展人，並且是出版書「可視化宣傳信息及最新的效率與瘋狂」（運用數據與科技去解決社會、環境及政治問題）的聯合作者。他近期正在製作新的廣播節目，是為柏林的Reboot FM (2012-2016)的《Love & Chaos》的續編，同時亦在製作最新電影《How Long is Now》。
Lives and works in San Francisco CA and NY.
Diane To is a Hong Kong journalist, who's spent a few years working in the media arts scene and a lifetime appreciating artworks that provoke critical thought and create necessary conversations about where humanity is going. She has a masters degree in ethics, which seems to have only made life more difficult.