BeAnotherLab is composed by an antidisciplinary group of artists, researchers and activists that bring a wide view on the topics of subjective experience, identity and empathy; attempting to open our understanding of the self and it’s relation to the other. We are a family of multicultural agents  surrounded by a wide community of collaborators without whom our work would not be possible.   BeAnotherLab is currently composed by the following full-time investigators, together with our associates and collaborators.

Philippe Bertrand (BR): interdisciplinary artist, investigator, activist. Interested in interactive narratives and 2.0 tools of social intervention.

Christian Cherene (ES): researcher, performer, Interactive System designer. Interest in Rehabilitation Game Systems, hyper-documentation and neuroscience.

Norma Deseke (DE): PhD student in Social Anthropology, activist, feminist, writer. Dedicated to alternative forms of knowledge production, interested in the political economy of art, science & technology.

JJ Devereaux (US): Spacecat, anthropologist, and massage therapist dedicated to building empathy and managing reality across the universe.

Daniel González Franco (CO): electronic explorer, interest in visual/sound interactive art, VR, binaural audio, embodiment and telepresence.

Daanish Masood (SA): No-self (annatta), peacemaking, united nations, resolving inter-religious/interethnic conflicts, writing, storytelling. Interested in techno-shamanism, embodiment, empathy, and performance.

Marte Roel (MX): artist, lecturer and researcher of embodiment surrounding spatial cognition, emotional conveyance, play behavior and agency. He has explored the intersection of art and technology for modulating perceptual contingencies.

Arthur Tres (FR): Programmer seeking the empowerment of individuals and communities by digital means. He likes to work in interdisciplinary environments where science, humanities and technology meet and stimulate each other.

Andrew Ward (US): Project manager, technologist, artist, and events producer. Has worked several years with nonprofits, universities, and artist collectives exploring empathy and understanding of the “other”. Andrew is also the coordinator of the BeAnotherLab node in San Francisco, California.