Improvisation poses questions upon the production and dissemination of artistic work in terms of its material value, and traditional attributions of mastery.
Karen Eliot is an improviser, musician, artist, and activist who works to resist standardised valuation of artistic practice. Her work cannot be characterised in distinct forms, but exists as a multitude of actions, challenging ownership, identity and representation.
Max Franklin is a musician and digital artist currently based in Rotterdam. His work is concerned with the fragile nature of improvisation in music, with software. He has worked within this position since completing his studies in Music, moving between a wide range of acts involving music, technology, design, arts and education.