Contributors

Contributors list

ArtsEverywhere features over 150 contributors from around the world, all passionate about the transformative power of the arts. They include artists, policy makers, ecologists, mathematicians, philosophers, children, city builders, social justice leaders, farmers, educators, activists, and many others.

Niki SingletonNiki Singleton (16)

Niki Singleton is a Canadian drawer, painter, and found material sculptor based in Brooklyn. Some of her projects include Echoes of the Lost Boys of Sudan, a 130-page graphic novel on the surv...

Illustrations: Ken KrimsteinIllustrations: Ken Krimstein (10)

Ken Krimstein's recently published graphic novel/biography of Hannah Arendt, The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt — A Tyranny of Truth (Bloomsbury 2018), was a finalist for the 2019 Societ...

cheyanne turionscheyanne turions (9)

cheyanne turions is an independent writer and curator concerned with art's capacity to provoke otherwise possibilities. Recent and upcoming exhibitions include projects with the Art Museum at...

Alessandra PomaricoAlessandra Pomarico (9)

Alessandra Pomarico is a curator of international and multidisciplinary residency programs at the intersection of arts, pedagogy, social issues, nano-politics, and community building. Her prac...

avatar for Ashon CrawleyAshon Crawley (8)

Ashon Crawley is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. His research and teaching experiences are in the areas of B...

avatar for Lu CafausuLu Cafausu (7)

Lu Cafausu is a collaborative art project initiated by Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese, and Cesare Pietroiusti in 2006, then joined by Luigi Presicce in 2010. Lu Cafausu, an...

Another AfricaAnother Africa (7)

Another Africa as in its namesake, proclaims that another dimension to Africa exists . . . http://www.anotherafrica.net

Patrick "Pato" HebertPatrick "Pato" Hebert (6)

Pato Hebert is an artist, educator and cultural worker based in New York and Los Angeles. His work explores the aesthetics, ethics and poetics of interconnectedness. He is particularly intere...

Vanessa de Oliveira AndreottiVanessa de Oliveira Andreotti (5)

Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti holds a Canada Research Chair in Race, Inequalities and Global Change at the Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia. Her teaching...

Ultra-redUltra-red (5)

Ultra-red are a sound-based art and political collective founded in 1994 by two AIDS activists. Originally based in Los Angeles, the collective has expanded over the years with members ac...

avatar for Radical Education ForumRadical Education Forum (5)

The Radical Education Forum is a group of people working in a wide range of educational settings in the UK. We meet monthly to discuss radical pedagogical theories and techniques, and contempo...

avatar for Sarah LipkisSarah Lipkis (5)

Sarah Lipkis is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Raphael DaibertRaphael Daibert (5)

Raphael Daibert is a researcher who works in the intersection of curating, producing and art practice. He is currently completing his Master's in Art Praxis at the Dutch Art Institute. He ...

avatar for Patrick LydonPatrick Lydon (5)

Patrick is Founder and Director of SocieCity.org, a socially-engaged network of artists, writers, and sustainability practitioners, inspiring empathic relationships between people, nature, and...

avatar for AjamuAjamu (5)

Ajamu is a fine art photographic artist and archive-curator whose work has been consistently shown in galleries, museums and alternative spaces throughout the United Kingdom and internationa...

Jaroslav AndělJaroslav Anděl (5)

Jaroslav Andel is an artist and independent curator who lives in Prague and New York. He served as a consultant to the Council of Europe on its conference and new platform “Smart Creativ...

avatar for Atul BhattaraiAtul Bhattarai (4)

Atul Bhattarai is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Suzy Xu ShuangSuzy Xu Shuang (4)

Suzy Xu Shuang (徐爽) is a visual storyteller of ancient and contemporary cultural traditions. She explores portraiture and landscape photography in poetic ways. Xu is a 2019-2020 ArtsEveryw...

Karla Claudio-BetancourtKarla Claudio-Betancourt (4)

Karla Claudio-Betancourt is a visual artist living in Santurce, Puerto Rico working primarily with illustration, natural paints, text and video. Her creative practice is guided by ethnobotan...

Michael RobersonMichael Roberson (4)

Michael Roberson is a public health practitioner, activist, and leader within the LGBTQ community who created The Federation of Ballroom Houses, co-created the National Black Gay Men’s Advo...

Gian SpinaGian Spina (4)

Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Gian Spina is a writer, researcher and artist. He has taught in institutions such as the International Art Academy Palestine, and the Escola da Cidade (São Pau...

avatar for Thiago CarrapatosoThiago Carrapatoso (4)

Thiago Carrapatoso is a journalist and specialist in communication, arts, and technology. He holds an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (NY), and is a collaborator of...

Coumba TouréCoumba Touré (3)

Author Coumba Touré comes from Mali and Senegal, in West Africa. With Muu-So, she has crafted a tale of the beauty of the process of creation and how it is also necessary to closely care for...

Nicolle BennettNicolle Bennett (3)

Nicolle Bennett is an administrator, educator, and artist with over 10 years of experience building capacity with arts, health, and educational organizations and those they serve. She curre...

Henry GirouxHenry Giroux (3)

Henry A. Giroux currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and the Paulo Freire Distinguished Sch...

Miriam HoMiriam Ho (3)

Miriam Ho is a writer, editor, installation artist and architectural designer based in Toronto. She also writes fiction and narrative essays. She previously worked for internationally reno...

avatar for Alyssa SteinAlyssa Stein (3)

Alyssa Stein is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal

avatar for Alexander HobbsAlexander Hobbs (3)

Alexander Hobbs is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Ruth JonesRuth Jones (3)

Ruth Jones is a writer, editor, and curator currently based in Toronto. She holds a PhD in French from UCLA and has previously taught courses on urbanism, infrastructure, and narrativ...

Joy RobertsJoy Roberts (3)

Joy Roberts is a communicator, philanthropist, and fundraiser with emphases on natural environments and ecologies and on the value of the arts in our daily lives. Joy is a founder of...

Nikolay OleynikovNikolay Oleynikov (3)

Nikolay OLEYNIKOV (1976) is a Moscow based artist and activist, member of Chto Delat?, editor for the Chto Delat? newspaper, member of the editorial board of Moscow Art Magazine (20...

Emilio FantinEmilio Fantin (3)

Emilio Fantin is an artist working on dematerialization of art as his individual research and on the concept of organism in collective experiences. His work is mainly based on studying...

avatar for Caron AtlasCaron Atlas (2)

Caron Atlas is director of the Arts & Democracy Project, which connects arts and culture, participatory democracy, and social justice.  This blog is adapted from her paper, “Creative Engage...

Arlene GoldbardArlene Goldbard (2)

Arlene Goldbard is a writer, speaker, activist, and consultant based in California. She is the author of two new books, The Culture of Possibility: Art, Artists & The Future and The Wave....

Aaron LandsmanAaron Landsman (2)

Aaron Landsman is a New York City theater artist. He is Playwright in Residence at Abrons Arts Center and a Visiting Associate Professor and Humanities Fellow at Princeton.

Karen HouleKaren Houle (2)

Karen Houle hails from Northern Ontario but calls Guelph home. Her twin girls, Kuusta Laird Barry and Cézanne Houle, are a quarter century old and live in Guelph too, with their kids. Houle...

Jonathan Brooks PlattJonathan Brooks Platt (2)

Jonathan Brooks Platt writes on topics including Stalin-era culture, representations of reading in Russian Romanticism, and the actionist tradition in Russian contemporary art. His monogr...

Martin RosengaardMartin Rosengaard (2)

Together with Sixten Kai Nielsen, Martin Rosengaard has run the Wooloo.org artists network since 2002. The duo has exhibited their work at a wealth of international venues — including Manif...

Jaron LanierJaron Lanier (2)

Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, composer, artist and author who writes on numerous topics, including high-technology business, the impact of technology, the philosophy of consciousness...

Philip Kevin PaulPhilip Kevin Paul (2)

Philip Kevin Paul is a member of the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation from the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island. His work has been published in BC Studies, Literary Review of Canada, Breathing F...

Sarah SchulmanSarah Schulman (2)

Sarah Schulman's most recent books are the novel THE COSMOPOLITANS, selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the 20 best novels of 2016, and CONFLICT IS NOT ABUSE: Overstating Harm, Commu...

avatar for Karina TaylorKarina Taylor (2)

Karina Taylor is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Amrit PhullAmrit Phull (2)

Amrit Phull is one of The Site Magazine’s contributing editors and a
designer and writer. She is attracted to places of cultural friction
and keen to build ideas on ethical and empathic prac...

Jacob CohenJacob Cohen (2)

Jacob Cohen is a Brooklyn-based experimental cellist, visual artist, NYC subway performer and found-object instrument maker. His drawings of young inmates on Rikers Island were featured i...

Bettina ApthekerBettina Aptheker (2)

Bettina Aptheker is a scholar-activist who is currently Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Feminist Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, and holder of the Peggy & ...

Matthew StadlerMatthew Stadler (2)

Matthew Stadler is a novelist (Landscape: Memory, Allan Stein, Chloe Jarren's La Cucaracha, and others) and essayist. He was the literary editor of Nest magazine and a co-founder of Publica...

Ben RogersBen Rogers (2)

Ben Rogers is an actor and musician, originally from the West Country of England, in the county of Dorset. He has divided his time between New Orleans, New York and the UK.

Zab MaboungouZab Maboungou (2)

Founder of the renowned Zab Maboungou / Danse Nyata Nyata Company, artist-choreographer and performer, philosophy professor and author, Zab Maboungou has distinguished herself on all front...

Cláudio BuenoCláudio Bueno (2)

Cláudio Bueno (1983, Vila Nova York, São Paulo, Brazil). Multimedia artist, curator and professor, holds a PhD in Visual Arts from ECA-USP. He has taken part in national and internati...

João SimõesJoão Simões (2)

João Simões (Rio de Janeiro, 1979) is a curator, artist, researcher and educator. He founded, with Cláudio Bueno, the Explode! Platform, which researches and experiences notions of gender, ...

Eduardo CarreraEduardo Carrera (2)

Eduardo Carrera Rivadeneira is the chief curator of the Center for Contemporary Art (CAC) in Quito, Ecuador. He was co-director of No Lugar - Arte Contemporáneo, as well as Advisor of...

Livia AlexanderLivia Alexander (2)

Livia Alexander is a curator, writer, and Chair of the Department of Art and Design at Montclair
State University. Her work is focused on examining the relationship between art infrastructure
...

Rokhaya GueyeRokhaya Gueye (2)

Ndeye Rokhaya Gueye is a visual arts teacher. She completed her studies at the National School of Art in Senegal in 2001 and has since participated, lead, and collaborated on multiple...

avatar for Nissa TzunNissa Tzun (2)

Nissa D. Tzun is the Project Founder & Editor-in-Chief of the Forced Trajectory Project (FTP). She is a multimedia artist specializing in illustration, graphic and web design, photography, f...

Mathieu HélieMathieu Hélie (2)

Mathieu Hélie is a software developer on weekdays and a complexity scientist and urbanist on weekends. He publishes the blog EmergentUrbanism.com

Jota MombaçaJota Mombaça (2)

Jota Mombaça Is a non-binary bicha, born and raised in the northeast of Brazil, who writes, performs and academically studies on the relations between monstruosity and humanity, kuir stud...

N.O. aka Aliosha PantaloneN.O. aka Aliosha Pantalone (2)

The one and only, magical magnificent Aliosha Pantalone, founder of the legendary Lame Rhyme Sound System.

Ilya BudraitskisIlya Budraitskis (2)

Ilya Budraitskis is a historian, activist and curator based in Moscow, Russia. He is on the editorial boards of several print and online publications, including Moscow Art Magazine, Openleft...

Tim LilburnTim Lilburn (2)

Tim Lilburn was born in Regina. He has published nine books of poetry, including To the River (1999), Kill-site (2003), Orphic Politics (2008) and Assiniboia (2012). His work has rece...

Benji HartBenji Hart (2)

Benji Hart is an author, artist, and educator from Amherst, MA, living in Chicago. The writer behind the blog Radical Faggot, their essays have been anthologized in Rebellious Mourning:...

Shaun RandolShaun Randol (2)

Shaun Randol is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Mantle, an online forum for progressive critique, and an Associate Fellow at the World Policy Institute. His personal website can be found here

Jessica HeinJessica Hein (2)

Jessica Hein works within a drawing-based practice that is informed by experiential, interdisciplinary, and process based methods. Her work explores the mediated experience of...

avatar for Evan GottesmanEvan Gottesman (2)

Evan Gottesman is an editorial assistant for World Policy Journal.

avatar for Gloria HageGloria Hage (2)

Gloria Hage is the Executive Director of Robin Becker Dance.

avatar for Jonathan HollanderJonathan Hollander (2)

Jonathan Hollander has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar in India, a Fulbright Specialist in Malaysia, a U.S. Department of State Cultural Envoy in Portugal, and is the Founder and Artistic Dire...

avatar for Farisa KhalidFarisa Khalid (2)

Farisa Khalid is a World Policy Journal Editorial Assistant Emeritus.

avatar for Germán Gómez EslavaGermán Gómez Eslava (2)

Germán Eliecer Gomez is a sociologist with expertise in communication and expert on issues related to urban cultural practices, especially young people, in expressions such as graffiti, foot...

avatar for Laura ShillingtonLaura Shillington (2)

Laura Shillington is a faculty member in the Department of Geosciences at John Abbott College in Montréal. In 2014-2015, she held a one year position as Assistant Professor in the Departmen...

avatar for GanzeerGanzeer (2)

Ganzeer is the pseudonym of an Egyptian artist who has been operating mainly between graphic design and contemporary art since 2007. Art in America Magazine has referred to Ganzeer’s work as
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avatar for Eunsun ChoEunsun Cho (2)

Eunsun Cho is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

avatar for Patrice MililloPatrice Milillo (2)

In addition to growing up heavily influenced by California’s cultural mélange of surf, skate, hotrod and hip-hop cultures, Patrice studied English Education and Creative Writing at Califo...

avatar for Paul DowntownPaul Downtown (2)

Architect, Writer, Urban Evolutionary
Prize-winning architect, writer, international speaker, green building and ecocity pioneer and early advocate for action on climate change. Paul Downto...

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. NzewiUgochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi (1)

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi is an artist, art historian, and curator of African art at Dartmouth College’s Hood Museum of Art. His recent curatorial work includes the 11th Dak’Art Bien...

Nforchu Mabelle NgumNforchu Mabelle Ngum (1)

Nforchu Mabelle received a Masters in Peace and Development from the Protestant University of Central Africa. She is a jurist and human rights activist, and works for the National Commissio...

Ivor Stodolsky & Marita MuukkonenIvor Stodolsky & Marita Muukkonen (1)

Perpetuum Mobile, co-founded by Marita Muukkonen and Ivor Stodolsky (in alternating order) in 2007, is a curatorial vehicle which brings together art, practice and enquiry. It acts as a con...

LGBTQI+ RefugeesLGBTQI+ Refugees (1)

The “LGBTQI+ Refugees Welcome in Greece” group is a new, self-organized, grassroots initiative of solidarity, whose goal is to afford space and give voice and support to one of the ...

Victoria LomaskoVictoria Lomasko (1)

Victoria Lomasko graduated from Moscow State University of Printing Arts in 2003, with a degree in graphic art and book design. She now works as a graphic artist with a focus on graphic report...

Sebastien Sanz SantamariaSebastien Sanz Santamaria (1)

Sebastien Sanz Santamaria has been living and working in New York City since 2001. During this time, he has been closely involved with the artist-run organization and arts collective Flux Fact...

Laurence CunyLaurence Cuny (1)

Laurence Cuny is a human rights lawyer who has worked on issues related to human rights defenders, cultural rights, and artistic freedom for twenty years. She is currently a member of...

Manojna YeluriManojna Yeluri (1)

Manojna Yeluri is an entertainment and artist rights lawyer based out of Hyderabad, India. She is the founder of Artistik License, a consultancy dedicated to addressing the legal and busi...

Małgorzata RóżańskaMałgorzata Różańska (1)

Małgorzata Różańska is a cultural manager, project coordinator, freelance translator and a PhD Candidate at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. She studied German Philology at...

David MaggsDavid Maggs (1)

David Maggs carries on an active career in both the arts and academia. As an artist he continues to perform as a pianist, has written several works for the stage, and led the development of...

Alberto ArceAlberto Arce (1)

Alberto Arce is a Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan. He joined the Associated Press (AP) in February 2012 as a correspondent in Honduras, where for several years he was the ...

Khaled BarakehKhaled Barakeh (1)

Born in 1976 in a suburb of Damascus and currently based in Berlin, Khaled Barakeh graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Damascus, Syria in 2005, completed his MFA at Funen Art Academ...

Julie TrébaultJulie Trébault (1)

Julie Trébault is the Director of PEN America’s new Artists-at-Risk Connection project. A highly respected leader in the arts world, she brings skills, experience, and a network to launch a...

Fatemeh EkhtesariFatemeh Ekhtesari (1)

Fatemeh Ekhtesari is an Iranian poet, writer, and a freelance filmmaker. Fatemeh has published three poetry anthologies in Iran and two books while in exile, one of which is a collection of s...

Robert SemberRobert Sember (1)

Robert Sember works at the intersection of art and public health. He is a member of the international sound-art collective, Ultra-red, which helped establish Vogue’ology, an initiative by...

Andrew NichollsAndrew Nicholls (1)

Andrew Nicholls is an Australian/British artist, writer and curator who has curated for FORM since 2002, with occasional sabbaticals to further his own art practice. Primarily concerned ...

Yevgeniy FiksYevgeniy Fiks (1)

Yevgeniy Fiks is a Moscow-born New York-based artist, author, and organizer of art exhibitions. Yevgeniy has produced many projects on the subject of the Post-Soviet dialog in the West.

Pakui HardwarePakui Hardware (1)

Pakui Hardware (Neringa Cerniauskaite and Ugnius Gelguda) are based in Berlin and Vilnius. They have worked as a collaborative artist duo since 2014. Their latest solo shows include exhibit...

Manish JainManish Jain (1)

Manish Jain is deeply committed to regenerating our diverse knowledge systems and cultural imaginations. He has served for the past 19 years as Coordinator and Co-Founder of Shikshantar:...

Lan-Phuong PhanLan-Phuong Phan (1)

Lan-Phuong Phan is a French intellectual, teacher and entrepreneur born in Vietnam and raised in France and Vietnam. She has co-founded Renaissance Urbaine Urban R&D and participate...

Thomas KrügerThomas Krüger (1)

Thomas Krüger is the Director of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education. After being a founding member of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the former GDR, and becoming the execu...

Yaacov HechtYaacov Hecht (1)

Yaacov Hecht is the founder and chairman of Education Cities - the Art of Collaborations. He is internationally recognized as a leader in democratic education, learning theory, and soci...

Nicolas BuchoudNicolas Buchoud (1)

Nicolas J.A. Buchoud is the co-owner of Renaissance Urbaine, the strategic advisory consultancy he established in 2006, and the President of the Grand Paris Alliance for Metropolitan Developm...

Helena SignerHelena Signer (1)

Helena Singer is the Ashoka Vice President for Youth in Latin America. She co-led the creation of innovative schools in Brazil and was a special assistant to the Minister of Education respons...

Petros TouloudisPetros Touloudis (1)

Artist Petros Touloudis lives between Athens and Tinos Island in Greece. A graduate of the Athens School of Fine Arts, Touloudis works across the areas of visual art (video, sculpt...