Jonas Staal is a visual artist working on the relation between art, propaganda, and democracy. He founded the artistic and political organization New World Summit (2012–ongoing). Together with Florian Malzacher he co-directs Training for the Future (2018-ongoing), and with Jan Fermon he initiated the collective action lawsuit Collectivize Facebook (2020-ongoing). With writer and lawyer Radha D’Souza he founded the Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes (2021-ongoing) and with Laure Prouvost he is co-administrator of the Obscure Union. Exhibition-projects include Art of the Stateless State (Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, 2015), After Europe (State of Concept, Athens, 2016), The Scottish-European Parliament (CCA, Glasgow, 2018) and Museum as Parliament (Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 2018-ongoing). Staal completed his PhD research on propaganda art at the PhDArts programme of Leiden University. His most recent book is Propaganda Art in the 21st Century (The MIT Press, 2019).