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Espenschied, Dragan; Freude, Alvar
*1975 in Munich (D); studied communication design with Prof. Michael Dreyer and Prof. Olia Lialina at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart (D); 1998-2000 Virtual Reality Lab at the Fraunhofer Institut Stuttgart (D); lives and works in Stuttgart.
Alvar C.H. Freude:
*1972 in Berlin (D); studied communication design with Prof. Diedrich Diederichsen and Prof. Olia Lialina at the Merz Akademie in Stuttgart (D); works as a designer and programmer; lives and works in Stuttgart.
Since 1998 collaboration of the two artists, a.o. for »Assoziations-Blaster« (http://www.assoziations-blaster.de/), an interactive network of texts with automatic generation of links in real time, and »insert_coin – Verborgene Mechanismen und Machtstrukturen im freisten Medium von allen«. Vast theoretical and practical work on topics such as censorship, manipulation and control in the Internet.