Josef Obermoser (AT) is a cultural worker and festival organiser. Until 2017, he was in charge of the social policy division of the art institution Forum Stadtpark. For the past 20 years, Obermoser has been involved in many cultural, political and civil society initiatives. He has been working for Elevate since 2005 focusing primarily on the discursive programme of the festival. He also loves watching animals and growing tomatoes of all sorts.