Evan Roth is an artist and researcher and also defines himself as a hacker. He's based in Paris and is heading our way to take part in the Semi-Permanent Design conference in Auckland in a couple of weeks.
He's collaborated with Jay-Z on the first open source rap video. He's the co-founder of the Graffiti Research and Free Art & Technology Labs which web-based, open source research and development laboratories.
Evan also teaches urban hacking, a course a New York City councilman has declared "an invitation to break the law".