Orestis Nikolaidis is an architect, editor, and cultural agent based in Stockholm. He is currently working at Stockholm based studio OOAK Architects and he is developing a participatory-based design project on the threshold between art and architecture in Soderhamn. As a member of the Royal Institute of Art course: Research Lab, he conducted a research-based project addressing issues such as digital memory infrastructure and contemporary image. He has been a board member of the architectural experimental platform 255 since 2011 and was the director in 2016. He is a co-founder of the architectural collective Madstock and has been organising the interdisciplinary architectural festival Bellastock for three consecutive years. He was part of the curating team of the exhibition Ni Arte Ni Educación in Matadero Madrid in 2016. He also curates and broadcasts Lalibela, an independent music radio show on prominent Greek web radio Paranoise Radio.