Karen Ann Donnachie is an electronic artist and Andy Simionato is a speculative designer. Together, Karen Ann and Andy work in the fields of experimental publishing and machinic writing. From the early 2000s, alongside their polivalent studio practice, they founded and curated the award winning experimental art periodical This is a Magazine (about nothing) and later the imprint Atomic Activity Books . Their work has been published internationally and exhibited in the Kunstverein Neuhausen (Germany), Fabbrica del Vapore (Italy), the CCEC (Argentina), PICA and John Curtin Gallery (Australia) and featured in publications such as Princeton Architectural Press’ Come Together: The Rise of Cooperative Art and Design (2014). Most recently, their writing-robot The Trumpet of the Swan, was awarded the 2019 Tokyo Type Directors Club Prize. Karen Ann and Andy are based in Melbourne. Andy is a lecturer in design at RMIT University.