Emergence Collective is a project platform initiated by KS12 to facilitate collaborations with a broad network of interdisciplinary co-creators. KS12 is a Berlin-based creative studio founded by Patrizia Kommerell and Gabriel Shalom. Emergence Collective invites daring individuals to join us as collaborators in our work creating a prototype of the future.
Gabriel Shalom (@gabrielshalom) is a videomusician, director and creative producer living and working in Berlin, Germany. He is the co-founder of KS12, a creative studio which produces original transmedia narratives. He is a regular contributor to opinion-leading blogs on the future of cinema and augmented reality. His signature video artwork takes the form of rhythmically edited audiovisual compositions. He has been an artist in residence at the ZKM | Karlsruhe. He has been a guest speaker on audiovisual trends in London, Berlin and São Paulo, and since Spring 2009 he is adjunct faculty at the Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule where he lectures on analog motion graphics.
Patrizia Kommerell (@pkommerell) is a transmedia producer and award winning communication designer. She has worked at prominent design agencies including MetaDesign, Triad and chezweitz & roseapple. She recieved a DAAD scholarship to study at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She holds a bachelor of media design from the the Fachhochschule Schwäbisch Hall and was a graduate level student at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe. She is the co-founder of KS12.