David Powell is a former journalist and prolific writer who has worked for Reuters and BBC Radio 4. His documentary Faces in a Crowd won a Grand Prix award at the Venice Film Festival.
Tom Hickey is Principal Lecturer in Philosophy and Politics at the University of Brighton. He teaches Aesthetics, Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Science, and is Course leader of the MA in Cultural and Critical Theory. He is joint convenor of the biennial international conference Globalization and its Discontents. He is currently working on issues of cultural memory, political struggle and artistic representation for an international conference and exhibition in October 2007. He is a member of the NEC of the lectures union, the UCU.