Nenad Romić (aka Marcell Mars, b. 1972), free software advocate, cultural explorer, social instigator...
Marcell is one of the founders of Multimedial Institute - mi2 and net.culture club mama in Zagreb. He initiated GNU GPL publishing label ' EGOBOO.bits, TamTam platform for on-line collaboration, Ngode software for NGOs financial management.
He initiated Skill sharing regular informal meetings of enthusiasts in mama + started Skill sharing's satellites g33koskop and 'The Fair of Mean Equipment'.
Marcell participated in collaborative artistic projects like NRD Kit of NRD Van group of artists, gifoskop (interactive animation) together with Nikolina Pristas & Maja Marjancic + was a tech developer for projects EditThisBanner (by Lina Kovacevic) and Flying Carpet (by Lala Rascic).
He was one of the organizers of summer camps "Otokultivator" on island Vis (together with URK Močvara & EASA Croatia) and SummerSource (together with TacticalTech).
Marcell participated in curating or producing mi2 yearly exhibitions I Am Still Alive (2001) and re:Con (2002), free culture, science and technology festival Freedom to creativity! (2005) and in conceptual exhibition System.hack() (2006). He is a member of Creative Commons Team Croatia.
Regularly runs workshops like 'Programming for non-programmers', 'Social software and semantic web in practice', 'Command line audio on GNU/Linux'... Gives talks on topics like hacking, free software philosophy, gathering communities around good causes, slacking, doing nothing, stupid/smart business models of music industries, social software & semantic web...
He sings, dances, tells the stories and makes music as Nenad Romic za Novyi Byte.
- "Između revolucije i reforme", Zarez, October 2011. Interview about Pirate Party. (Croatian)
- "Hrvatski WikiLeaks okupirala desnica", Novosti, March 2011. (Croatian)
- "Demonizacija Wikileaksa mogla bi dovesti do uništenja interneta", Tportal.hr, December 2010. Interview about Wikileaks. (Croatian)