Born 1982 in Toronto, Canada. Postdoctoral researcher, author, curator, and lecturer in philosophy, musics and art. Her research involves the meaning of music in artistic practice and study of the new key in analytic philosopher Susanne K. Langer (*1895; †1985). Active as curator and engaged with sub- and club cultures in musics and the arts, she founded the platform czirp czirp – experimental and sonic arts in 2009. Lona Gaikis holds a master degree from the Academy of Fine Arts Karlsruhe.