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.

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 ...

Vibha GalhotraVibha Galhotra (1)

Vibha Galhotra is a recipient of the prestigious Rockefeller Grant at their Bellagio Center, 2016. At present, she is an Asian Cultural Council fellow in the US, pursuing continual researc...

Yaniya LeeYaniya Lee (1)

Yaniya Lee is a Toronto-based writer and editor interested in the ethics of aesthetics. She is a founding collective member of MICE Magazine and she was the 2017-2018 writer-in-residenc...

Maya SinghalMaya Singhal (1)

Maya Singhal is a former editorial assistant at World Policy Journal and a graduate student at New York University.

Gary Lee PelletierGary Lee Pelletier (1)

Gary Lee Pelletier is a Ph.D. candidate in the Gender, Feminist, and Women’s Studies Graduate Program at York University. His current research focuses on the intersection of queer nega...

Suzy LakeSuzy Lake (1)

Suzy Lake began her art practice in 1968.  Following the social and political unrest of the 1960's she emigrated from Detroit to Montreal (1968), and then to Toronto in 1978.  Active to...

Monica RodriguezMonica Rodriguez (1)

Monica Rodriguez is a photographer and journalist based in New York, NY. She enjoys writing about human rights, tech, U.S. politics, and foreign affairs. In addition to Monica's reporting,...

avatar for Melody ChanMelody Chan (1)

Melody Chan is a former editorial assistant at World Policy Journal and a student at New York University specializing in journalism and politics.

Jose Serrano-McClainJose Serrano-McClain (1)

Jose Serrano-McClain is an artist, educator, and community organizer who works to support the community of cultural practitioners in NYC.

Crystal SmithCrystal Smith (1)

Crystal Smith is a Tsimshian, Haisla and Heiltsuk warrior mother. She is living as guest on Unceded Coast Salish Territory and is currently a Graduate student at UBC. She is also an accompli...

Lindsay Grace WeberLindsay Grace Weber (1)

Lindsay Grace Weber is a graduate of Wesleyan University (B.A. Gender & History) and Universiteit Utrecht (R.M.A. Gender & Ethnicity), and she is currently pursuing a PhD in Cultural Studies &...

Michael HardtMichael Hardt (1)

Michael Hardt is the chair of the Literature Program at Duke. He is co-author with Antonio Negri of Declaration as well as the Empire trilogy (Empire, Multitude, and Commonwealth). He curre...

Chto DelatChto Delat (1)

Chto Delat is a renowned Russian collective of artists, philosophers, scholars, poets and activists that has existed since 2003. Their interest is the entanglement of art, political thought,...

Janet RogersJanet Rogers (1)

Janet Marie Rogers is a Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from Six Nations. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, lived in Stoney Creek, Hamilton, and Toronto, and has been living as a guest on...

Vilém FlusserVilém Flusser (1)

Vilém Flusser (May 12, 1920 – November 27, 1991) was a Czech-born philosopher, writer and journalist. His large body of written work includes many books and essays, which appeared in nume...

Duygu ErbilDuygu Erbil (1)

Duygu Erbil is a PhD candidate in the ReAct (Remembering Activism: The Cultural Memory of Protest in Europe) project at Utrecht University.
While completing an RMA in Comparative Literary Stu...

Max CohenMax Cohen (1)

Max Cohen is an artist and educator based in Brooklyn, NY. His work includes a community mural project at the Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology in Albany, NY and an award-win...

Rasmus SimonsenRasmus Simonsen (1)

Rasmus R. Simonsen is a full-time faculty member at the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology, where he teaches media studies and communication courses. Simonsen has recently publish...

Sabrina DuranSabrina Duran (1)

Sabrina Duran is a journalist who is dedicated to writing profiles of anonymous people and covering areas of Human Rights and Urbanism. She is the author of the book "Mulheres Centrais" and...

Alexei PenzinAlexei Penzin (1)

Alexei Penzin received his PhD from the Institute of Philosophy of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. His research centres on contemporary interpretations of Marxist thought, contine...

Marta BausellsMarta Bausells (1)

Marta Baussels is a writer and journalist living in London.

Ian BatesonIan Bateson (1)

Ian Bateson is a freelance journalist based in Ukraine.

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...

Georgy Mamedov & Oksana ShatalovaGeorgy Mamedov & Oksana Shatalova (1)

Oksana Shatalova (1972) and Georgy Mamedov (1984) are curators, researchers, authors and participants in many artistic projects. They are authors of the book Queer-communism as Ethics (...

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 ...

Jeannette ArmstrongJeannette Armstrong (1)

Both educator and protector, Jeannette Armstrong is a professor of Indigenous Studies and a Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Philosophy at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan). Sh...

Nikos DoulosNikos Doulos (1)

Nikos Doulos is an Amsterdam based artist, born and raised in Athens (GR). His interest lies in inclusive modes of knowledge production achieved through discursive practices and temp...

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,...

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...

Mavi VelosoMavi Veloso (1)

Mavi Veloso is a Brazilian performer based in Amsterdam who works transdisciplinary, integrating visual art, dance, theater, music. Her work explores performativity, the relationship bet...

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.

Tara WilliamsonTara Williamson (1)

Tara Williamson is a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation and was raised in Gaabishkigamaag (Swan Lake, Manitoba). She is a writer, musician, and educator. Her latest album, Songs To Keep Us W...

Ken KrimsteinKen Krimstein (1)

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...

Laeïla AdjoviLaeïla Adjovi (1)

Laeïla Adjovi is a Beninese-French reporter, photographer and visual artist based in Dakar, Senegal. In early 2020, she was named the first recipient of the ArtsEverywhere Fay Chiang Fellow...

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.

Kristine JordanKristine Jordan (1)

Kristine Jordan is a former Editorial Assistant at the World Policy Journal.

Nikita KadanNikita Kadan (1)

Nikita Kadan was born 1982 in Kyiv, Ukraine, where he lives and works today. He is a visual artist who often works in interdisciplinary collaboration with architects, sociologists and writers....

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...

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...

Tiffany Shaw-CollingeTiffany Shaw-Collinge (1)

Tiffany Shaw-Collinge is an interdisciplinary artist and intern architect based in Edmonton, Alberta. She is the recipient of a major commission for Edmonton's forthcoming Indigenous Art Park,...

Jamelie HassanJamelie Hassan (1)

Jamelie Hassan is a visual artist and activist based in London, Ontario, Canada. Her works are in numerous public collections, including the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, the Art Galler...

Alvin Erasga TolentinoAlvin Erasga Tolentino (1)

Alvin Erasga Tolentino is an active Asian/Canadian dance artists who continues to reveal, provoke, fascinate and bring a fresh voice to the national and international dance scene. Born in Man...

Taha MuharumaTaha Muharuma (1)

Taha Muharuma is a photographer, teacher and creative influencer who tells visual stories of the world around him. Through his photo-style “#streetsoul” Taha has been able to connect ...

Una RebićUna Rebić (1)

Una Rebić (b. 1986 in Rijeka) is a multidisciplinary art practitioner. Her practice is multifaceted and fluctuates between individual and collaborative projects. She is concentrated on explo...

Metod BlejecMetod Blejec (1)

Metod Blejec (b. 1979 in Ljubljana) is a multidisciplinary hybrid-producer in art, design, photography and education working on experimental and engaging process-based projects. His work cro...

Stephanie LeeStephanie Lee (1)

Stephanie Lee is a M. Arch candidate at MIT School of Architecture and Planning. She graduated with an A.B. in architecture from Princeton University and was previously an assistant editor at CLOG.

Acre ArchitectsAcre Architects (1)

Acre Architects is a practice of storied architecture – inspiring people to live great stories. Based out of Saint John, New Brunswick, they are expanding the role of contemporary architec...

Emma KazaryanEmma Kazaryan (1)

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 Alyssa AlpineAlyssa Alpine (1)

Alyssa Alpine is an arts administrator, dancer, and writer with over fifteen years of experience in New York’s non-profit arts world. Since graduating from Columbia University, she’s ...

Maike HemmersMaike Hemmers (1)

Maike Hemmers is an artist from Germany based in Rotterdam. After graduating from her MFA in art praxis at the Dutch Art Institute, she is working within the space of feminist architect...

April WongApril Wong (1)

April built her first cardboard prototype in 1991 and has been experimenting with spatial design ever since. In 2013, she acquired her Master of Architecture and founded TUMBLEhouse...

Lydia KaragiannakiLydia Karagiannaki (1)

Lydia Karagiannaki is a Brussels-based architect and researcher with an interest in architectural production, consumption and pedagogy. She holds a BA in Architecture from TU Berlin and a M...

Džesika DevicDžesika Devic (1)

Džesika Devic is a self-taught film and digital photographer. In 2007 she received her first film camera and began to photograph the mundane. Her photographs span subjects and explore diffe...

Éloïse ChoquetteÉloïse Choquette (1)

Architect by day, writer by night, intersectional feminist always, Éloïse Choquette is a Université de Montréal and a McGill graduate. While studying, she was involved in student associat...

avatar for Stephanie Bailey & Mark WoytiukStephanie Bailey & Mark Woytiuk (1)

Mark Woytiuk is an intern architect working in Vancouver, BC and Stephanie Bailey is writer, researcher, and editor working in Edmonton, AB. Our partnership is based on the meandering weav...

Yam LauYam Lau (1)

Born in Hong Kong, Yam Lau is an artist based in Toronto. His work explores new expressions and qualities of space, time, and the image. In addition, Lau has initiated a number of indepen...

Gilad CohenGilad Cohen (1)

Gilad Cohen is a human rights activist, artist, and also the founder and Executive Director of JAYU, a charity that shares human rights stories through the arts. JAYU’s year-round program...

avatar for Maria BaumanMaria Bauman (1)

Maria Bauman is a dance artist and community organizer. Her choreography for her company MBDance (www.mbdance.net) is based on her sense of physical and emotional power, desire for equity,...

Belle CheungBelle Cheung (1)

Belle Cheung 張芷彤 is an uninvited 1.5-generation immigrant from Hong Kong who is privileged to live on the unceded territory and traditional homelands of the Musqueam, Squamish,...

Pony ZionPony Zion (1)

Harlem, New York born and raised Devon Webster also known as Pony Zion has dedicated his life to dance and performance. Pony’s outsized gift has grown him into a much sought after internati...

David E. PatiñoDavid E. Patiño (1)

David E. Patiño is a second-year Masters of Arts student at Union Theological Seminary focusing on Postcolonial Christian Ethics and Theology. Prior to attending Union Theological Seminary, D...

Kahsenniyo WilliamsKahsenniyo Williams (1)

Kahsenniyo Williams is a spoken word artist from the Mohawk Nation Wolf Clan. Kahsenniyo began utilizing her poetry as a tool for social change and community engagement in 2008. Her wor...

Maikoiyo Alley-BarnesMaikoiyo Alley-Barnes (1)

Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes is an artist, filmmaker, writer, and designer who explores the resonance of genetic cultural memory through the mystical and the mundane. Alley-Barnes has exhibited sculp...

Ivana GolobIvana Golob (1)

Ivana Golob Mihić completed an MA in the History of Art and Computer Science at the University of Rijeka. During her education and practicum work, she was interested in various topics, but ma...

Natali BosićNatali Bosić (1)

Natali Bosić finished the graduate study of Pedagogy at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka. During her studies, she was particularly interested in the area of non-fo...

Ursula K. HeiseUrsula K. Heise (1)

Ursula K. Heise is the Marcia H. Howard Chair in Literary Studies at the Department of English and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow...

Greg YoungingGreg Younging (1)

Gregory Younging was a member of Opsakwayak Cree Nation in Northern Manitoba. Holding a master of arts degree in Northern and Native studies from Carleton University, a master’s degre...

Stefan St-LaurentStefan St-Laurent (1)

Stefan St-Laurent, multidisciplinary artist and curator, was born in Moncton, New-Brunswick and lives and works in Gatineau. He was the invited curator for the Biennale d’art performati...

Jaime Shearn CoanJaime Shearn Coan (1)

Jaime Shearn Coan is a writer and PhD Candidate in English at The Graduate Center, CUNY. He currently serves as a Mellon Digital Publics Fellow at The Center for the Humanities, wher...

Jesse StewartJesse Stewart (1)

Jesse Stewart is an award-winning composer, percussionist, visual artist, and educator dedicated to re-imagining the spaces between artistic and academic disciplines, and to promoting health...

Elwood JimmyElwood Jimmy (1)

Elwood Jimmy is a learner, collaborator, writer, artist, facilitator, cultural manager, and gardener. He is originally from the Thunderchild First Nation, a Nêhiyaw community in the global no...

Cíntia GuedesCíntia Guedes (1)

Cíntia Guedes researches racism, sexism, and the production of subjectivities. She lives in Rio de Janeiro and holds a doctorate from the Communications School (ECO) of Universidade Federa...

Claudia Rosas RíosClaudia Rosas Ríos (1)

Feminist, lesbian, anti-racist activist. Originally from Villaflores, Chiapas, Mexico. 42 years of age. Degree in Sociology. Master in Social Anthropology at Ciesas Sureste, with a Diplom...

Claire Miye StanfordClaire Miye Stanford (1)

Claire Miye Stanford is a PhD student in English at the University of California, Los Angeles. She holds an MFA from the University of Minnesota, and her fiction has appeared in The Rumpus, B...

Yara El GladbanYara El Gladban (1)

A Palestinian novelist and anthropologist, Yara El-Ghadban lives and writes in Montreal. She has published at Mémoire d'encrier three novels, L'ombre de l'olivier (2011), Nour's perfume (2...

avatar for Kendra SullivanKendra Sullivan (1)

Kendra Sullivan is an artist, writer, boatmaker, and curator. Her work centers the study of coastal ecologies and economies. She is the associate director of the Center for the Humanitie...

Félix PimentaFélix Pimenta (1)

Félix Pimenta is a dancer, performer, researcher, teacher and choreographer of Urban Dances. Specializing in waacking and voguing, he is a member of IHOW - Brazil Chapter, Father of the "Hous...

Sylvia D. HamiltonSylvia D. Hamilton (1)

Sylvia D. Hamilton is a Nova Scotian writer, filmmaker and artist whose awards include a Gemini, the Portia White Prize and honorary degrees. Her films include Black Mother Black Daughter, Po...

Léuli EshrāghiLéuli Eshrāghi (1)

Léuli Eshrāghi, Australian artist, curator and writer from Sāmoan, Persian and other ancestries, holds a PhD in Curatorial Practice completed at Monash University in 2018, and a postdoct...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Taqralik PartridgeTaqralik Partridge (1)

Taqralik Partridge is a writer and performance poet originally from Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, and currently living in Kautokeino, northern Norway.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tanya TalagaTanya Talaga (1)

Tanya Talaga is a journalist at the Toronto Star, covering everything from general city news to education, national health care, foreign news, and Indigenous affairs. Talaga's 2017 book, S...