Aka Fokky. Born 1973 Geraardsbergen/Belgium. Since February 2000, she is (now part-time) media archivist at V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam, where she designed a description model for electronic art activities, developed a thesaurus on media art, and worked on various research projects related to (among others) the preservation of electronic art, and alternative copyright models. Currently, she is also, until end 2007, researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, doing research project on the design of participatory web-based resources.
She has (the equivalent of) a BA in architecture at Sint-Lucas (currently WENK, Hogeschool Kunst en Wetenschappen) Ghent (1994) and an MA in art history (Kunstwetenschappen) at Ghent University (1997; (dissertation about "Web-specific art: the World Wide Web as an artistic medium"). She worked at Madoc bvba (Ghent) as content and interface designer in 1997. 1997-2000 she was employed as web designer, webmistress, educator and educational technologist at the Teacher Training Department, Ghent University, Belgium. 1998-2002 co-founder (with Guy van Belle) of dBONANZAh!, a Flemish non-proﬁt media art initiative involved in digital audio projects, among other things.
She has published and lectured frequently on the subject of internet art and media art.