Dougald is a social thinker, writer, speaker and the kickstarter of a series of projects and organisations. These include the educational web startup School of Everything, the utopian regeneration agency Spacemakers (responsible for the revival of London's Brixton Village indoor market) and The Dark Mountain Project, a cultural movement which, according to the New York Times, is "changing the environmental debate in Britain and the rest of Europe". Dougald is a former BBC radio journalist who lectures at universities, and art and architecture schools around Europe. His articles have appeared in publications including Aeon, The Guardian, Open Democracy, STIR and Mooria.
His projects in Sweden include writing a book with Stockholm artist-duo Performing Pictures, and curating four days of conversations on the island of Grinda as the Festival Professor at Futureperfect 2014.
Darja is the founder, strategist and business concept developer of the digital agency Ziggy Creative Colony, renowned for its strategic skills. Convinced that new possibilities imply new responsibilities, Darja sees great opportunities to decrease harmful consumption while still increasing growth. She believes that the digital dimension is fundamentally changing the nature of organisations and human endeavors, and that using new opportunities wisely will allow us to reshape our world into something financially, ecologically and socially sustainable and enjoyable.
Per has a PhD in Human Ecology. He is the co-founder of the politically-independent think tank Infontology, which focuses on how technology is changing our reality and our culture. He is the co-founder of the digital magazine ‘Mooria’, about being human in a rapidly-changing world, to be launched in October 2014. He consults, speaks, and writes about what digital changes mean for education, entrepreneurship and culture, among other things. His radio programs for Swedish National Radio, ‘Människan och maskinen’ (Man and Machine), and the independent series ‘Kunskapens träd’ (Tree of Knowledge), both with Eric Schüldt, are highly-acclaimed in Sweden.