STEPHEN COATES is a composer and music producer. He came across the subject of the X Ray recordings during regular trips  to Russia to perform over the last six years. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, he is particularly interested in the interaction between sound and culture and has regularly worked with the BFI, Tate and Museum of London.

In 2010, Stephen wrote and presented an eight part radio documentary series for Resonance Fm on "Sounds of propaganda and the Cold War" investigating the way music and audio was used for political purposes in the West and the Soviet countries. He is currently researching Soviet musical history for radio broadcast.

His arts label Antique Beat curate public arts and literary events in addition to publishing music and hand-made merchandise. Their 'Salon for the City' runs monthly at Westminster Arts Library.

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PAUL HEARTFIELD is one of London's most experienced and respected portrait photographers. He has worked extensively in the music industry, photographing many international bands and musicians over the last decade.

He is the regular portrait and archive photographer for the Houses of Commons and Lords in Westminster and has photographed most of the senior British politicians of the last few years.

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MARK PILKINGTON is the founder and curator of Strange Attractor 
Since 2001, Strange Attractor has carved out a unique cross-media platform for a diverse host of authors, anthropologists, historians, scientists, sorcerers, artists, film-makers and musicians. Strange Attractor events and exhibitions have taken place at venues all over London, including the Horse Hospital, Conway Hall, the ICA, The Little Shop of Horrors, The Theosophical Society, Maggs Bros and Luminous Books. 

From 2003, Strange Attractor Press have taken Strange Attractor's mission to print with four acclaimed Strange Attractor Journal anthologies, Phil Baker's biography of Austin Osman Spare, the  Wellcome Trust's 'Medical London', Mike Jay's 'The Influencing Machine', 'Welcome to Mars' and 'The Bright Labyrinth' by Ken Hollings, 'London's Lost Rivers' by Tom Bolton and 'Trip or Squeek' by Savage Pencil 

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ANTIQUE BEAT are a London based Arts label specialising in boutique music, events and products.  They have a history of curating and producing specialist arts events - often in in unusual locations. 

Their current monthly Salon for the City series has been running for two years at Westminster Arts Reference Library in central London.
Their recent 32Londoners on the London Eye event, co-produced with A Curious Invitation has been described as 'one of the most ambitious literary events ever produced in the capital'. IN 2015 they will release a compilation of the music of Mikael Tariverdiev, one of the greets of the Soviet Era film composers.

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