Diana Bang is a collaborator and maker of things and stuffs.
Kimberly Ho 何文蔚 is an interdisciplinary artist, collaborator and performer based in so-called “Vancouver”. In their artistic practice, they seek to explore their Hakka diaspora through the physicalbody and food culture, framing new media as a dimension of queer futurisms, and immersive art as a site of liberation.
Samuel Kiehoon Lee's parents escaped North Korea as children and immigrated to Toronto as adults in order to give birth to Samuel. After making numerous short films, Lee produced the feature film GYOPO in Seoul, 2019 (NNNN from NOW magazine and winner of best directorand best cinematography at VAFF).
E Edreva is a Bulgarian artist based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their work employs sound, video, scent, fiber, interactive workshops, storytelling, and play to invite people into deeper individual and collective embodiment. They hold a B.A. from the University of Chicago and are working towards an M.F.A. at the University of New Mexico.
Paul Wong is a media-maestro making art for site-specific spaces and screens of all sizes. He is an award winning artist and curator who is known for pioneering early visual and media art in Canada, founding several artist-run groups, leading public arts policy, and organizing
events, festivals, conferences and public interventions since the 1970s. Writing, publishing and teaching have been an important part of his praxis. With a career spanning four decades he has been an instrumental proponent to contemporary art.
TJ Shin is an interdisciplinary artist working at the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and speciesism. Inspired by decentralized ecologies and queer sociality, they create living installations and imagine an ever-expanding self that exists beyond the boundaries of one’s skin. Shin is a 2020 New York Community Trust Van Lier Fellow and 2020 Visiting Artist Fellow at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn. Shin has exhibited internationally at the Queens Museum, Lewis Center for the Arts, Wave Hill, Recess, Doosan Gallery, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Cuchifritos Gallery, Knockdown Center, and Cody Dock, London.
Jamie Ross (1987, Canada) is a visual artist, filmmaker, city gardener, and educator. In recent films, Radical Faerie elders help young people memorize the chants sung in 20th-century Queer street battles with the police; Pagan men incarcerated in Canadian federal prisons regale their chaplain with stories of intimate encounters with the divine, and in another, the portrait of a sheep farm run by witches on a remote hill in the Appalachians is centered on the flow of autumnal viscera and liquids. Jamie’s video works have been screened and installed in exhibitions in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, England, France, Haiti, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Sweden, the United States, and throughout Canada. Recent work was presented at the Plug In ICA (Winnipeg, Canada), Lugar a Dudas (Cali, Colombia), and the Momenta Biennale (Montréal, Québec). Ross has been awarded grants and prizes from the Canada Council for the Arts, Les offices jeunesse internationaux du Québec, the Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec, and a Fulbright Scholarship. Jamie works between Montreal and Los Angeles.
Leo Williams is an artist and writer from Miami, Florida. They currently attend the University of New Mexico, working towards an MFA in Creative Nonfiction. Outside of writing, they’re interested in food, fermentation, oral histories, graphic design, and collaborative multidisciplinary art projects. Their writing is forthcoming in The Florida Review.
Max Horwich is a musician, designer, teacher and creative technologist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. To the extent that his work has a prevailing theme or unifying concept, he is interested in approaching New Media as a contemporary form of Folk Art. When he’s not using his computer to make things, he’s teaching other people how to use their computers to make things. When he’s doing neither of those things, he’s playing with his dog.
Ashley Jane Lewis is a new media artist and creative technologist with a focus on interactive installations, bio art, social justice and speculative design. Her artistic practice explores black cultures of the past, present and future through computational and analog mediums including coding and machine learning, digital and physical fabrication, data weaving, microorganisms and live performance. Her practice is tied to science and actively incorporates living organisms like slime mould, mycelium and food cultures to explore ways of decentralizing humans and imagine collective, multi-species survival.
Katya Rozanova is a Brooklyn and Berlin-based learner, artist, designer, and educator. Her work and research center on the social imagination and therapeutic play. Katya makes sound objects that exhibit agency and can be collaborated with. Relying on randomness and other human and nonhuman agents, she often positions her sound installation work to live independently, authoring itself and serving as a reflexive instrument.
Katya also makes sculptures from found, discarded objects. She meditates on the power structures that move us through these irreverent combinations of sculptural and everyday materials, often with a sense of humor.
Emily Saltz is an LA-raised, Brooklyn-based UX researcher and sound artist. She hosts the weekly "Discobog" show on WFMU, which mixes bog field recordings with experimental ambient and electronic music. As an artist, she creates digital experiments to explore digital culture through an ethnographic lens, drawing on a background in human-centered design and linguistics in works such as "Super Sad Googles," which curates a selection of sad Google searches into a custom autocomplete site. She has a Master's in Human-Computer Interaction from Carnegie Mellon University, and her work has been featured at venues such as Eyeo Festival, Radical Networks, Gray Area, Science Gallery Detroit, the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose.