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...

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...

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 Sarah LipkisSarah Lipkis (5)

Sarah Lipkis is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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 Atul BhattaraiAtul Bhattarai (4)

Atul Bhattarai is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

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 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...

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 Alexander HobbsAlexander Hobbs (3)

Alexander Hobbs is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

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...

Karla Claudio-BetancourtKarla Claudio-Betancourt (3)

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...

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 Alyssa SteinAlyssa Stein (3)

Alyssa Stein is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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
...

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...

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 Karina TaylorKarina Taylor (2)

Karina Taylor is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

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 Gloria HageGloria Hage (2)

Gloria Hage is the Executive Director of Robin Becker Dance.

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 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 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 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...

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 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 Eunsun ChoEunsun Cho (2)

Eunsun Cho is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

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 Evan GottesmanEvan Gottesman (2)

Evan Gottesman is an editorial assistant for World Policy Journal.

Francesca FioreFrancesca Fiore (1)

Francesca Fiore is an artistpoet from Pennsylvania and co-founder of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing, a socially engaged project that seeks to re-establish networks of nourishment in the r...

Matthew StadlerMatthew Stadler (1)

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...

Harutyun AlpetyanHarutyun Alpetyan (1)

Harutyun Alpetyan is an art curator and engineering consultant based in Armenia. He is the co-founder of AJZ artist-run-space and Nest artist-in-residence program, run as part of the ICA Yere...

Azu NwagboguAzu Nwagbogu (1)

Nwagbogu is a Juror for Contemporary African Photography Award CAP (Berlin, Germany), and has served as a juror for the World press Photo, Prisma photography award (2015) and Greenpeace P...

Jakub SzczęsnyJakub Szczęsny (1)

Jakub Szczęsny (1973) is the first Polish architect who's project, Keret House, was included in MoMA's permanent collection in New York. He works on the verge of architecture, art and des...

Ahmet AltanAhmet Altan (1)

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...

Aïcha DialloAïcha Diallo (1)

Aïcha Diallo is joint Program Director of the art education program KontextSchule, affiliated with the UdK/University of the Arts, Berlin, and is Associate Editor of Contemporary And (C&).

Abazar HamidAbazar Hamid (1)

Abazar A. Bagi Hamid grew up in the cultural belt between Sudan and the Gulf. His music is both rooted in traditional Sudanese and African music characteristic of the Gulf area, and hea...

Simon(e) van SaarloosSimon(e) van Saarloos (1)

Simon(e) van Saarloos (1990, Summit, New Jersey) is a writer and philosopher from Amsterdam, The Netherlands. They published several books in Dutch including Ik deug / deug niet, a collectio...

Kira Simon-KennedyKira Simon-Kennedy (1)

Kira Simon-Kennedy is the co-founder and director of China Residencies, a nonprofit supporting creative exchange within China and the diaspora by sharing resources and creating a network of ...

Hasi EldibHasi Eldib (1)

Hasi Eldib is an Ottawa based freelance photographer and independent documentary filmmaker. In his non commercial work he aims to tell stories that shine a light on manifestations of love in...

Nat MullerNat Muller (1)

Nat Muller (Amsterdam) is an independent curator and critic. Her writing has been published in Bidoun, ArtAsiaPacific, Art Papers, MetropolisM, Hyperallergic, Canvas, X-tra, Springerin,...

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...

Ayumi GotoAyumi Goto (1)

Ayumi Goto is a performance apprentice, currently based in Toronto, traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Wendat, Anishinaabe, and Missisaugas of the New Credit First Nati...

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...

Basma El HusseinyBasma El Husseiny (1)

Basma El Husseiny is an arts manager and a cultural activist who has been involved in supporting independent cultural projects and organizations in the Arab region for the past 25 years. Basma...

Michelle MattiuzziMichelle Mattiuzzi (1)

Ex-bank clerk , ex-receptionist, ex-employee in telemarketing, ex-assistant to xxx, ex-child carer, ex-dancer, ex-wife, ex-, ex-insurance broker, ex-student. She was expelled from the Universi...

Diana RamarohetraDiana Ramarohetra (1)

Diana Ramarohetra is currently the Artwatch Africa Project Manager, within Arterial Network, based in Ivory Coast. This project aims to defend and promote Artist Rights, especially Arti...

Ahmedur Rashid ChowdhuryAhmedur Rashid Chowdhury (1)

Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury, also known as Tutul, is a publisher, writer, and editor from Bangladesh. In 1990, Chowdhury began publishing and editing Shuddhashar (“Pure Voice”), a magazine ...

Andrea FatonaAndrea Fatona (1)

Andrea Fatona is an independent curator and an associate professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design University. She is concerned with issues of equity within the sphere of the arts and...

Ray MwareyaRay Mwareya (1)

Ray is the editor and founder of Women Taboos Radio Africa and a news correspondent for Inperspective Media, in addition to being a freelance journalist for a number of international m...

avatar for SkawennatiSkawennati (1)

Skawennati makes art that addresses history, the future, and change from an Indigenous perspective. She is best known for her machinimas—movies made in virtual environments—but also prod...

Jennifer ÁvilaJennifer Ávila (1)

Jennifer Avila Reyes is a honduran journalist. She cofounder and editor in chief of Contracorriente, a news media outlet in Honduras, since 2017. She has previously been a documentary filmm...

Juan MartínezJuan Martínez (1)

Juan Martínez was born in d'Aubuisson, El Salvador, 1986. He is a sociocultural anthropologist and journalist.

Rena Rädle & Vladan JeremićRena Rädle & Vladan Jeremić (1)

Rena Rädle & Vladan Jeremić are Belgrade-based artists whose artistic practice comprises working with drawing, text, video, and photography. Since 2002, they have developed a joint arti...

Joshua FurstJoshua Furst (1)

Joshua Furst’s novel The Sabotage Café won the 2008 Grub Street Fiction Prize and was named a best book of the year by the Chicago Tribune, the Rocky Mountain News and the Philadelphia ...