John w. Fail

John is a Helsinki-based artist who works primarily in open-form collaboration and experimental cultural platform design. Previously, he was the co-instigator of Biathlon, a toolkit for operating collectively-run spaces, which ran in Helsinki from 2016-2018. He was

co-director of the 2015 Pixelache festival, operated the Ptarmigan platform from 2009-2014, and has performed and released music with various projects. His current project is Perfect Lives, a platform for heterodox research into technology and culture production, located in a former railway station in the Estonian countryside; activities will hopefully begin in late 2023.