Anja Schäplitz is a freelance dance and performance artist, a choreographer and a dance educator. Her work focuses on devising and creating participative dance projects for site-specific performance in urban spaces and intimate environments.
She is co-founder of Tanz & Theater in PHYNIX — a non-profit organization that promotes and supports collaborative dance and dance education projects that are socially-engaged.
Strong enthusiasm for creative discovery and cultural innovation lies at the core of her work. This extends across European borders, societies, cultures, sectors and artistic disciplines, embracing the joy of making new things happen together by collaborating.
“I believe that Ideas around imaginative cultural power are key to finding new answers and fresh approaches to the current challenges in our societies; to think, act and reflect about existing and new practices and explore together how we can further contribute to safeguarding the idea of an open, more just, participative and humane society.
Dinesh Punni has been eating, drinking, and breathing immersive technologies (AR/VR) for more than 5 years now.
Today, he uses his experience to pave the way for upcoming talents by teaching them how to create immersive experiences on his YouTube channel and immersive insiders, his online education platform.
More than 10.000 people are learning from his lectures today and his goal is to make immersive insiders the global standard for AR/VR education
When Dinesh is not creating content, he loves to read, compete in video games and take a walk in real reality.
Jana Pfenning is 25 years old and studies a Master's degree in International Relations in Berlin.
She previously worked in communications and politics: among others, at Germany's largest digital media company, in the communications department of the Social Democrats and as an advisor to Katarina Barley in the European Parliament.
ita Maglio is 24 years old and studies political science at the University of Potsdam. During her master studies she is working at the Institut für Europäische Politik and has already gained professional experience in the European Parliament.
Ruth von Heusinger
Ruth, a graduate physicist, worked in the field of renewable energies and emissions trading at Statkraft and gained experience in the voluntary carbon market at atmosfair. However, she wanted to make it possible to offset carbon emissions with a direct effect in Europe. That’s why she founded the non-profit organisation ForTomorrow in December 2019.