anthropologist, social scientist, organizer of the festival
David Gribble is an educator and an author of many books
Elfa Lilja Gisladottir is a music teacher from Reykjavik, Iceland. She is a project manager for List fyrir alla (Art for all) a cultural project for children and youth under the auspices and funded by the Icelandic Ministry of Education and Culture.
Adam is an artist, who is interested in experimental projects about privacy, security, and biometric technologies. He lives in Berlin.
Artist, researcher, activist
William Kentridge is a South African artist best known for his prints, drawings, and animated films.
Activist, artist and member of Rose's school in Saint-Petersburg
social worker at KARUNA Drugstop
Vadim Maximov is a specialist of Russian avant-garde theater and professor of Theater Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia
Ksenia has been a volunteer in St. Petersburg's Children since 2015 (with short breaks to live and work in Poland and Sweden), and conducts Russian language classes in groups for teenagers.
Henry is a grandchild of A. S. Neill, the founder of Summerhill School
Activist. artist, one of the founders of Utopian Union
Ingolf Hoppmann and Olga Kouvchinnikova are well known translators from Russian to German.
Alexandra is working for the progressive children publishing house Samokat. She is a founder of No Kidding website and reading group.
Kolli is an artist, musician and storyteller. He was a part of the Iceland a4kids Nation book project, as well as the Project What is Privacy with the migrant kids in Berlin in 2019.
Hanna Niittymäki is a teacher and a peace educator. She is training teacher around Finland about equality and peace education issues. H. N. also produces teaching materials in cooperation with several NGOs especially the Finnish Peace Committee.
Olof Sverrisdottir - storyteller and writer of childrenbooks
Nikolay OLEYNIKOV is a St. Petersburg based artist, member of CHTO DELAT
Alexander Koch is a curator, galleries, writer, and cultural mediator.
Jerome Gold is an american book author
Frank is Ph.D in philosophy and involved in activism and wide educational initiatives for many years.
Yacov Lurie is a student of anthropology and a film maker. He lives in Helsinki, Finland
Director of publishing books for the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg, publishing house "Arka"
Polina and editor.
Nataša Ilić (born in Zagreb) is a freelance curator and a member of the curators collective What, How & for Whom / WHW
Astra Taylor is a documentary filmmaker, writer, activist and musician.
Taylor was active in the Occupy Movement. Her movies is Zizek!, 2005
Examined Life, 2008
What Is Democracy?, 2019 and the book that we turning into the a4kids book "What is democracy?"
Nika Dubrovsky is the author of A4kids. She started it for her son Ben, when he was 6 years old in 2008.
Yana Smetanina was born in Belebey. She has lived in Siberia, spent a long time in Moscow. and is now a Berlin-based artist.
Nica Davidoff is an anthropologist
Anastasia Khoroshilova is a Russian artist, living and working in between Germany and Russia
Ilona M. Otto is a senior researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
Vera is a social pedagogue and educator, who is working with homeless kids in St Petersburg, Russia and immigrants in Berlin, Germany.
Curator, activist, organizer of Femfest and Media Impact
Olumide Abimbola political economist and economic anthropologist with research and analysis experience in trade, regional integration, political risk, extractive industry.
educator, author of the books and an activist of children rights
Sam Chermayeff is an architect, designer and teacher undertaking projects worldwide.
Keith Hart, most known as an economic anthropologist and the inventor of the term
“informal economy”, he is looking at the definition of what does it mean to be a citizen
from the economic point of view and how it affect the rights and define the role in a
society for a different
David Graeber is professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics and
author of Debt: The First 5000 years; he was involved in the Global Justice Movement
and Occupy Wall Street.