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Laurie Anderson (USA) – musician, poet, multimedia

Marina Abramovic (Netherlands) – performance, videos, mixed media

Ai Weiwei (China) – mixed media artist, activist, curator

AES+F Group (Russia)  – video installations, political approach

Eija-Liisa Ahtila (Finland) – film maker, multi screen video installations

Banksy (UK) – graffiti artist

Björk (Iceland) – performance, music, actress

Neville Brody (UK) – graphic artist, art director

Christian Boltanski (France) – multimedia, history, space

Sophie Calle (France) – concept, multimedia, personal approach

Olafur Eliasson (Iceland, Denmark) – architecture, sculpture

Charlotte Gyllenhammer (Sweden) – sculpture, installations, videos

Damien Hirst (UK) – multimedia

Anish Kapoor (UK) – sculpture

Alexander McQueen (UK) – fashion designer

Takashi Murakami (Japan) – sculpture, paintings, cartoon, performance

Inez van Laamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin (Netherlands) -photography, image manipulation, fashion

Erwin Olaf (Netherlands) – photography, film

Tony Oursler (USA) – video sculpture

Pippilotti Rist (Germany) – video installations, space

Charles Sandison (UK, Finland) – programming, space

Fiona Tan (Netherlands), – videos, films

James Turrell (USA) – installations, space, light

Bill Viola (USA) – video installations, stage

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