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.

avatar for Illustrations: Ken KrimsteinIllustrations: Ken Krimstein (26)

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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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 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...

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...

avatar for Another AfricaAnother Africa (7)

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

avatar for Patrick Patrick "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...

avatar for Sarah LipkisSarah Lipkis (5)

Sarah Lipkis is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

avatar for 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 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 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...

avatar for 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 Stephen DonnellyStephen Donnelly (5)

Steve Donnelly is a live artist from Wales. His work explores and combines his interests in improvised play, performance studies, contemporary and historical uses of social space, popular cult...

avatar for 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 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 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...

avatar for Carey WestCarey West (5)

Carey West is a vocalist and educator whose professional experience motivates her research. She is interested in questions surrounding voice, agency and improvisation. Her MA thesis focuse...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Atul BhattaraiAtul Bhattarai (4)

Atul Bhattarai is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

avatar for 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...

avatar 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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 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...

avatar for 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 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...

avatar for Alexander HobbsAlexander Hobbs (3)

Alexander Hobbs is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

avatar for Alyssa SteinAlyssa Stein (3)

Alyssa Stein is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Ahmet AltanAhmet Altan (2)

Ahmet Altan is a Turkish novelist and journalist imprisoned for allegedly sending "subliminal messages" while on a television talk show, an action the state describes as "knowingly and willi...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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.

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...

avatar for 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.

avatar for 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, ...

avatar for 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:...

avatar for 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....

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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 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 Emma KazaryanEmma Kazaryan (2)

Emma Kazaryan is a multimedia journalist based in New York City. She holds a master's degree from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Creative Wri...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Karina TaylorKarina Taylor (2)

Karina Taylor is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

avatar for 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...

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 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

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...

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
"...

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 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 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 Farisa KhalidFarisa Khalid (2)

Farisa Khalid is a World Policy Journal Editorial Assistant Emeritus.

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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.

avatar for 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...

avatar for Gloria HageGloria Hage (2)

Gloria Hage is the Executive Director of Robin Becker Dance.

avatar for Evan GottesmanEvan Gottesman (2)

Evan Gottesman is an editorial assistant for World Policy Journal.

avatar for Eunsun ChoEunsun Cho (2)

Eunsun Cho is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

avatar for 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 & ...

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...

avatar for 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
...

avatar for 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

avatar for Tobi MaierTobi Maier (1)

Tobi Maier is a curator and art critic based in São Paulo. He served as curator at Frankfurter Kunstverein (2006–2008), Ludlow 38 in New York (2008–2011), and as associate curator for...

avatar for Marta EchavesMarta Echaves (1)

Marta Echaves is an independent researcher and curator based in Madrid. She studied philosophy and took part in the Independent Studies Program, directed by Paul B. Preciado. As a member of...

avatar for Arquitectura ExpandidaArquitectura Expandida (1)

Ana López-Ortego is an architect, PhD student in Geography, University teacher and researcher, and activist in Latin America. She is co-founder and co-director of Arquitectura Expandida, b...

avatar for Francisco GuevaraFrancisco Guevara (1)

Francisco Guevara is a visual artist and curator based in Mexico and Peru. He specializes in Levinasian ethics applied to the design of cross-cultural artistic projects, and the analysi...

avatar for Alia SwastikaAlia Swastika (1)

Alia Swastika has worked as Program Director for Ark Galerie, Yogyakarta, Indonesia since 2008 and is actively involved as a curator, project manager and writer on a number of internati...

avatar for Christina ThomopoulosChristina Thomopoulos (1)

Artist, writer and filmmaker, her work combines approaches from performance, drawing, architecture, moving image and sound. Select works of hers has been featured at Jeu de Paume le maga...

avatar for Isin ÖnolIsin Önol (1)

Isin Önol (1977, Turkey) is a writer and curator based in Vienna and New York. She is a member of Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia University, New York. She works as a g...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Inse ArmahInse Armah (1)

Inse Armah is a ghanaian artist/painter who lives and works in Popenguine, Senegal. He attended the Ecole Nationale des Arts in Dakar from 1996 to 2000. He participated in the OFF collec...

avatar for Ashley TuckerAshley Tucker (1)

Ashley Tucker is the Program Director at the Artistic Freedom Initiative, leading planning and implementation of its programs and legal services for at-risk artists. Having lived, worked,...

avatar for Sarah AmslerSarah Amsler (1)

Sarah Amsler is Associate Professor in Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, at the Nottingham University, England. Sarah's research focuses on the politics of knowledge and education at mult...

avatar for Dr. Travis KelleherDr. Travis Kelleher (1)

Dr. Travis Kelleher is an academic, writer, and curator based in Perth, Western Australia. Kelleher has worked, through FORM, in the fields of Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Prope...

avatar for 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 ...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Jarri CastroJarri Castro (1)

Jarri Castro occasionally writes about cis-performativity and queer subcultures. He was selected for the Capacete art-residency in Athens, where he is currently trying to become an artist.

avatar for Lyno VuthLyno Vuth (1)

VUTH Lyno (b. 1982, Phnom Penh) is an artist, curator and Co-founding Artistic Director of Sa Sa Art Projects, an artist-run space initiated by Stiev Selapak collective. His artistic...

avatar for Rebecca PeelerRebecca Peeler (1)

Rebecca Peeler is a New York City based freelance journalist who has reported on issues addressing health, environmental, and social concerns. She is currently pursuing a degree in Traditi...

avatar for Iaroslav VolovodIaroslav Volovod (1)

Iaroslav Volovod was born in Murmansk, USSR and earned his BA in Asian and African Studies from St. Petersburg State University and his MA in Curatorial Studies from Bard College, New Y...

avatar for M. Neelika JayawardaneM. Neelika Jayawardane (1)

M. Neelika Jayawardane is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York–Oswego and arts contributor to Al Jazeera English.

avatar for Anat LitwinAnat Litwin (1)

Anat Litwin is an artist, curator and researcher, founding director of the HomeBase Project (2006-Current, NYC / Berlin / Jerusalem / Saitama). Anat graduated from the Bezalel Art Academy of ...