Maxime Jean-Baptiste is a filmmaker based between Brussels and Paris. He was born and raised in the context of the Guyanese and Antillean diaspora in France, to a French mother and a Guyanese father. His interest as an artist is to dig inside the complexity of Western colonial history by detecting the survival of traumas from the past in the present. His audiovisual and performance work is focused on archives and forms of reenactment as a perspective to conceive a vivid and embodied memory.
Audrey Jean-Baptiste is a documentary and narrative filmaker. She works between France and French Guiana. Her films address issues of race, gender, and sexuality. Her first documentary film, Fabulous (2019), was selected at about 50 international festivals such as IDFA. A national release was scheduled for December 9, 2020. Her second movie, Listen to the Beat of Our Images, codirected with her brother Maxime Jean-Baptiste, was selected at CPH:DOX, Hot Docs, and at the Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Her third film, Goodbye childhood (2021), produced by Grand Huit Films, is currently in post-production.
Morgan Quaintance is a London-based artist and writer. His moving image work has been shown and exhibited widely. Over the past 10 years, his critically incisive writings on contemporary art, aesthetics, and their socio-political contexts have featured in publications including Art Monthly, The Wire, and The Guardian, and helped shape the landscape of discourse and debate in the UK.
Sohrab Hura (b. 1981, Chinsurah, India) is a filmmaker and photographer. His films have been shown in various film and video festivals like Berlinale, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, and others. He is currently based in New Delhi, India.
Darol Olu Kae is an artist from Los Angeles. His collaborative, research-based approach to filmmaking is inspired by community histories; it explores themes like filiation and inheritance. His work blurs boundaries between fiction and nonfiction, challenging the medium to express the complexity of Black life and culture. He is currently in pre-production on his next project, Keeping Time, and he is developing his debut narrative feature, Without a Song.
Rina B. Tsou is a Filipina-Taiwanese filmmaker. Her cross-cultural background has led to diverse creations, experimenting with different narratives in both documentary and fiction.
Bojana Stancic is a performance curator, designer and sometimes maker. Her work has taken her from DIY spaces to artist run centers and museums, as well as to international venues in Switzerland, UK and Belgium. Her interest in liveness spans across media having started work at the Art Gallery of Ontario working on the multi-disciplinary First Thursday series, eventually launching a performance specific program AGO Live.