1. Contributors

        Jonas Staal

        artist, Rotterdam

      1. Jonas Staal is an artist and PhD fellow at the PhDArts program of the University of Leiden, Leiden, where he researches the relationship between art and propaganda in the twenty-first century. Staal founded the artistic and political organization New World Summit, which develops alternative parliaments for stateless organizations banned from democratic discourse, as well as (together with BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht) the New World Academy, an alternative learning platform that brings together stateless political organizations, artists, and students. Staal’s work includes interventions in public space, exhibitions, lectures, and publications focusing on the relationship between art, politics, and ideology. His recent exhibition projects include: Art of the Stateless State, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, 2015; and New World Academy, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2015. Publications include: Stateless Democracy (edited with Renée In der Maur in dialogue with the Kurdish Women’s Movement, 2015); Nosso Lar, Brasília (2014); Power?... To which People?! (2010); and Post-propaganda (2009). Staal lives and works in Rotterdam. [Last updated 2017]