Siegfried Zielinski holds the chair for Media Theory: Archaeology and Variantology of the Media at the Berlin University of Arts, he is Michel Foucault Professor for Techno-Culture and Media Archaeology at the European Graduate School Saas Fee, and he is director of the International Vilém-Flusser-Archive in Berlin. He published numerous books and essays with focus on the Archaeology and Variantology of the Media.
Michael Zryd is an Associate Professor in Cinema and Media Studies at the Department of Film at York University in Toronto. He has served as Archivist of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), and was founding co-chair of the SCMS Experimental Film and Media Scholarly Interest Group. He is a past President of the Film Studies Association of Canada. His research areas include Hollis Frampton, experimental film and media, documentary, and the history of the discipline of cinema and media studies.