Florian Schneider is the Head of the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology where he runs the pilot project Art and Ocean, bringing together artists and scientists to explore new forms of collaborations. With Irit Rogoff, he recently initiated the European Forum for Advanced Practices (EFAP), an independent gathering of artistic and practice-based researchers. From 2014 to 2017, Florian developed and led the artistic research project Divisions funded by the Norwegian Program for Artistic Research. His PhD on Imaginary Property was submitted at the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths College, University of London. As a documentary filmmaker, he has written, lectured, produced, exhibited, curated and collaborated across a wide range of media, fields, disciplines and contexts, such as: kein mensch ist illegal (1997-now), Make World Festival (2001 and 2004), Dictionary of War (2005-2010), Summit of non-aligned initiatives in education culture (2007), Imaginary Property (2005-2014), The Henningsvær Charter (2017).