Georges Didi-Huberman, a philosopher and art historian based in Paris, teaches at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. Recipient of the 2015 Adorno Prize, he is the author of more than fifty books on the history and theory of images, including Invention of Hysteria: Charcot and the Photographic Iconography of the Salpêtrière (MIT Press), Bark (MIT Press), Images in Spite of All: Four Photographs from Auschwitz, and The Surviving Image: Phantoms of Time and Time of Phantoms: Aby Warburg's History of Art.
Peggy Gale is an independent curator and critic whose texts on contemporary art have become artistic benchmarks. Videotexts, a selection of her essays, was published in 1995, and she was the winner of the 2006 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts.
Geert Lovink is an independent media theorist and net critic. He is the founder of nettime mailing lists, a member of Adilkno, and a cofounder of the online community server Digital City.
Laura Mulvey is Professor of Film and Media Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London
David Thomas, LMSW, is the counseling director for men and boys at Daystar. A popular speaker and the coauthor of five books, he is a frequent guest on national television and radio, and a regular contributor to ParentLife magazine. David and his wife, Connie, have a daughter and twin sons
Douglas Crimp (1944-2019) was an art critic and the Fanny Knapp Professor of Art History at the University of Rochester. Crimp is most remembered in the art world for the Pictures exhibition, held at Artists Space gallery in New York City in 1977. From 1977 to 1990, he was the managing editor of the journal October. He was the author or editor of numerous books, including Pictures, AIDS: Cultural Analysis/Cultural Activism, On the Museum's Ruins, and "Our Kind of Movie" The Films of Andy Warhol.