Vadim Maximov is a specialist of Russian avant-garde theater and professor of Theater Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Alexander Koch is a curator, galleries, writer, and cultural mediator.
Olof Sverrisdottir - storyteller and writer of childrenbooks.
Vera is a social pedagogue and educator, who is working with homeless kids in St Petersburg, Russia and immigrants in Berlin, Germany.
Nikolay OLEYNIKOV is a St. Petersburg based artist, member of CHTO DELAT
Yacov Lurie is a student of anthropology and a film maker. He lives in Helsinki, Finland
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.
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.
Jerome Gold is an american book author
Yana Smetanina was born in Belebey. She has lived in Siberia, spent a long time in Moscow. and is now a Berlin-based artist.
Nataša Ilić (born in Zagreb) is a freelance curator and a member of the curators collective What, How & for Whom / WHW
anthropologist, social scientist, organizer of the festival
Activist. artist, one of the founders of Utopian Union
Kolbeinn Hugi 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.
David Gribble is an educator and an author of many books
Henry Readhead is a grandchild of A. S. Neill, the founder of Summerhill School.
Adam is an artist, who is interested in experimental projects about privacy, security, and biometric technologies. He lives in Berlin.
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
Activist, artist and member of Rose's school in Saint-Petersburg
Ingolf Hoppmann and Olga Kouvchinnikova are well known translators from Russian to German.
Ilona M. Otto is a senior researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
Anastasia Khoroshilova is a Russian artist, living and working in between Germany and Russia.
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?"
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem - French philosopher, activist and friend of David Graeber - Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, initiator and co-author
Anarchy-In a Manner of Speaking Conversations With Mehdi Belhaj Kacem, Nika Dubrovsky, and Assia Turquier-Zauberman - Anarchies.
educator, author of the books and an activist of children rights
Artem Slota - project coordinator at "Children of St. Petersburg".
Curator, activist, organizer of Femfest and Media Impact
Frank is Ph.D in philosophy and involved in activism and wide educational initiatives for many years.
Olumide Abimbola political economist and economic anthropologist with research and analysis experience in trade, regional integration, political risk, extractive industry.
William Kentridge is a South African artist best known for his prints, drawings, and animated films.
social worker at KARUNA Drugstop
Nika is an author who is working on several publishing and art projects, including A4kids.org, an open-source platform experimenting with new educational formats, co-created with her late husband David Graeber, an anthropologist and activist.
Sam Chermayeff is an architect, designer and teacher undertaking projects worldwide.
Artist, researcher, activist
Anna Leonenko is a producer at Mediaost (Cultural and Educational agency, Berlin, D).
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.
Polina Yermakova - director of publishing books for the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg, publishing house "Arka".
Alexandra is working for the progressive children publishing house Samokat. She is a founder of No Kidding website and reading group.
Nica Davidoff is an anthropologist
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.
Lea Irmish - project Curator of What is Wealth book.