Sebastián Mejía (*1980 in Columbia) lives and works in Düsseldorf. He studied art from 1999 to 2004 at the Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Columbia, and from 2007 to 2009 at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. His objects, photographs, videos, and installations are experimental arrangements. Exhibitions at, among others, Künstlerhaus Ziegelhütte Darmstadt and ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, as well as the art fairs Scope Miami Art Show, Volta, New York, The Others Art Fair, Turin, and Preview, Berlin.
Andrea Scholz studied ethnology, sociology and Romance studies in Bonn and conducted research in Mexico (2004) and Venezuela (2007– 2009). The theme of her dissertation was the recognition of indigenous territories in Guayana/Venezuela and was published in 2012 under the title "Die Neue Welt neu ermessen." In the course of her field studies, she has dealt with the material culture of the Guayana region. In addition to her work on the planning process of the Humboldt-Forum and for the Humboldt Lab Dahlem, Andrea Scholz is engaged with ethnographies from South America.