Virginie Roy (Prof.) studied dance at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon (CNSMD) and dance pedagogy at Centre National de la Danse (CND) in Lyon, and completed her master's degree in clinical psychology and her diploma in art therapy at the University of Paris 8. Furthermore, Virginie Roy earned a postgraduate diploma in clinical and health psychology from the University of Vienna. She combines these experiences in her practice as a clinical health psychologist and sport psychologist, as a dancer/performer, as a professor of contemporary dance in the faculty of performing arts at the Music and Art University, and a lecturer on movement and psychology at Sigmund Freud University, both in Vienna. Her research, publications, and collaborations are motivated by the idea of movement in physical and psychic spaces, in the fields of contemporary dance, architecture, and the artistic diversity practice.
Katharina Voigt studied architecture in Hamburg, Munich, and Stockholm. She worked for Stölken Schmidt Architekten BDA in Hamburg and Heim Kuntscher Architekten und Stadtplaner BDA in Munich. She researches and teaches at the Chair of Architectural Design and Conception, at the Technical University of Munich. Her research focuses on transdisciplinary investigations of architecture, highlighting the lived experience as significant for the anticipation of architectural design, and investigating the integration of sensuality and bodily knowledge in architectural research. Her doctorate on dance practices as a medium and tool of architectural experience, research, and design is associated with the doctoral program Epistemologies of Aesthetic Practices at the Collegium Helveticum. She is a founder and member of the advisory board for »Dimensions. Journal of Architectural Knowledge«.