Bios For TWCDC Participants

Together We Can Defeat Capitalism is a loose collective of cultural guerrillas, whose aim is to raise questions about early 21st Century Capitalism and have some fun too.

Amy Berk

Amy Berk ( is a theorist and practitioner of feminist pop art. She is a founder of Meridian Interns Program (, and co-founder / co-editor of the on-line art and culture journal stretcher ( to which she is a frquent contributor. She has been intimately involved in all of TWCDC's activities.

Andy Cox

Andy Cox founded TWCDC in 1997. He is a civil engineer, artist, and activist. He has spent the last 20 years contemplating the contradictions inherent in "the profession of a Civil Engineer, being the art of directing the great sources of power in Nature for the use and convenience of man..." (Royal Charter of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1828). Andy is a dual national of the UK and the USA.

Gabriel Guzman

Gabriel Guzman is a professional film and video editor who has produced many films including the feature film the "Big Charade" (1998), and the short semi-biographical "Lopez" (2000). Gabriel divides his time between the USA and Columbia.

Stephen Hartzog

Stephen Hartzog ( is an artist, professional web developer, and teacher. A former employee of Los Alamos National Laboratory, he is interested in all things nuclear.

David Lawrence

David Lawrence is an iconoclast, media artist, designer, producer, and researcher. In the mid-1980s while at Lucasfilm Ltd., he did groundbreaking research and production in the emerging field of interactive multimedia. His later works include award-winning radio documentary, books, laserdiscs, CD-ROMs, and interactive public space kiosks.

Lluis Valls

Lluis Valls is a bay area theatre artist, currently joint Artistic Director of Theatre of Yugen. He will be producing his first play "Norton, I (The Fall and Rise of Emperor Norton" this May at Nohspace (

Megan Wilson

Megan Wilson ( up in Montana. Her art has been exhibited in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and internationally in Tokyo, Japan, and Yogyakarta, Indonesia. In addition, she is a curator, art critic, and development consultant for non-profit organizations.