Rossella Biscotti's (b. 1978, Italy/Netherlands/Belgium) cross-media practice cuts across sculpture, performance, sound works, and filmmaking. Stemming from extended research processes, conceptual excavations, personal encounters, and interdisciplinary collaborations, her works encapsulate meticulous stratifications of materials and meanings.
Born and raised in Ghana, Nii Kwate Owoo writes, produces, and directs films. He is a graduate of the London Film School where he cut his niche as an African Filmmaker. He formed the first independent African Film production company (Ifriqiyah Films Ltd) in the UK under which he produced and directed his first film, You Hide Me. Thereafter, he moved to the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana, Legon, and founded the Media Research Unit, the backbone of the Institute’s Pan African media collaborations. He is currently the CEO of Efiri Tete Communications.
Caroline Monnet is a multidisciplinary artist from Outaouais, Quebec. She studied Sociology and Communication at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the University of Granada (Spain) before pursuing a career in visual arts and film. Her work has been programmed internationally at the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), TIFF (CAN), Sundance (US), Aesthetica (UK), Palm Springs (USA), Cannes Film Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art (Montréal), Arsenal Contemporary NY, Axenéo7 (Gatineau), Walter Phillips Gallery (Banff), Division Gallery (Montréal), and the National Art Gallery (Ottawa).
Nour Ouayda is a filmmaker, film critic, and programmer. She is a co-editor of the Montréal-based online film journal Hors champ. She is deputy director at Metropolis Cinema Association in Beirut where she also coordinates the Cinematheque Beirut project. Her films and writing research the practice of drifting in cinema.
Lindsay McIntyre is a Canadian film artist of Inuk/settler of Scottish descent working primarily with analogue film. Her process-based works circle themes of portraiture, place, form, and personal histories with strong links to Canada’s North. Interested simultaneously in the apparatus of cinema, portraiture, representation, and personal histories, she bridges gaps in collective experience and remains dedicated to integrating theory and practice, form and content.