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 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 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...

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 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 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...

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 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 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...

avatar for 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,...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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&).

avatar for 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 ...

avatar for Maya SinghalMaya Singhal (1)

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

avatar for 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 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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 ...

avatar for 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...

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 ...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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 ...

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 Ian BatesonIan Bateson (1)

Ian Bateson is a freelance journalist based in Ukraine.

avatar for 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 (...

avatar for 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 ...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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 ...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

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 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 ...

avatar for Kade L. TwistKade L. Twist (1)

Kade L. Twist is a poet and interdisciplinary artist working with video, sound, interactive media, text, and installation environments. He is a co-founder of Postcommodity, an interdiscipli...

avatar for Marta BausellsMarta Bausells (1)

Marta Baussels is a writer and journalist living in London.

avatar for Caitlin HeppnerCaitlin Heppner (1)

Caitlin Heppner is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the University of Ottawa. As a textile artist, she experiments with embroidery cotton, needle painting, English paper piecing, and watercolo...

avatar for Angela Y. DavisAngela Y. Davis (1)

Angela Y. Davis is a political activist, scholar, author, and speaker. She is the author of numerous books, including Women, Race, and Class and Are Prisons Obsolete? She is Distingui...

avatar for Kaylee RenaudKaylee Renaud (1)

Kaylee Renaud is a high school student from upstate New York. She has written two novels and one play, she is actively involved in her school theater, and is currently working on multiple wri...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Matthew HeitiMatthew Heiti (1)

Born in a meteor crater, Matthew has published a novel, The City Still Breathing (Coach House Books), and a play, Black Dog: 4 vs the wrld (Playwrights Canada Press). He explores new wor...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Ralph SeverijnsRalph Severijns (1)

Ralph Severijns (1982) is a part-time fellow at the Centre for State and Law of the Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands). He studied European and International Public Law at Til...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Juan MartínezJuan Martínez (1)

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

avatar for 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...

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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for Moones MansoubiMoones Mansoubi (1)

Moones Mansoubi is a translator and Community Arts and Cultural Development worker based in Sydney, Australia, working mostly with people from refugee and asylum-seeker backgrounds.
The ba...

avatar for Althea ThaubergerAlthea Thauberger (1)

Althea Thauberger is an artist, filmmaker and educator contributing to experimental practices in social documentary. Her projects are produced, in situ responsive processes involving collabora...

avatar for Louis-Karl Picard-SiouiLouis-Karl Picard-Sioui (1)

Writer, poet, performer and visual arts curator, Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui rejects categorizations and defines himself above all as a creator. A member of the Wendat people, he was raised and s...

avatar for Dino SiwekDino Siwek (1)

Dino Siwek is a researcher, educator, facilitator, writer and activist working on the interactions between ecological crises and systemic violences and on experimental and counter intuitive ...

avatar for Maurice SpechtMaurice Specht (1)

Maurice Specht is a Rotterdam-based researcher and organizer. He has a background in philosophy and a PhD in Political Science from the Free University in Amsterdam. The main focus of his wor...

avatar for Jason McBrideJason McBride (1)

Jason McBride is a Toronto-based writer and editor who has written on culture and politics for the Globe and Mail, New York, The New York Times Magazine, The Believer, Maclean's, Slate,...

avatar for Translation: Steven RendallTranslation: Steven Rendall (1)

Steven Rendall is Professor Emeritus of Romance Languages at the University of Oregon and Editor Emeritus of the journal Comparative Literature. He has translated ninety books and many artic...

avatar for Michel de CerteauMichel de Certeau (1)

Michel de Certeau (17 May 1925 – 9 January 1986) was a French Jesuit scholar whose work combined history, psychoanalysis, philosophy, and the social sciences. He was known as the philosophe...

avatar for Juli ParrishJuli Parrish (1)

Juli Parrish is a Teaching Professor and the Writing Center Director at the University of Denver, and a co-editor of the open-access, peer-reviewed journal Literacy and Composition Studies....

avatar for Committee to Protect JounalistsCommittee to Protect Jounalists (1)

The Committee to Protect Journalists is a New York City-based "independent, nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide. We defend the right of journalists to report the ...

avatar for Anne FockeAnne Focke (1)

Anne Focke’s writing draws on a long life as an artist, organizer, editor, planner, and manager, and as an instigator of both lasting and temporary nonprofit, for-profit, and informal proje...

avatar for Maria Clara ParenteMaria Clara Parente (1)

Maria Clara Parente is a Rio de Janeiro based artist, journalist and documentarist that researches imagination for other ways of inhabiting this planet and decolonial narratives. She is...

avatar for Fred DeweyFred Dewey (1)

Fred Dewey is a philosopher, artist, editor/publisher, educator, and civic activist based in Los Angeles and Brussels. His writing has been published in anthologies and international periodi...

avatar for Luke CatenaLuke Catena (1)

Luke Catena is a documentary and narrative film director and cinematographer originally from Rockport, Massachusetts. He is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya.

avatar for Erkan ÖzgenErkan Özgen (1)

Erkan Özgen (Derik, Turkey, 1971) lives and works in Diyarbakır, Turkey. He graduated from Çukurova University Painting Department in 2000. He works on video-based installations and...

avatar for Chloe RuthvenChloe Ruthven (1)

Chloe divides her time between her own filmmaking/writing practice, political activism and frontline teaching; running critical thinking programmes for at risk and marginalised young people....

avatar for 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...

avatar for Friendly Food DonationsFriendly Food Donations (1)

Friendly Food Donations is a grassroots project focused on supporting sustainable foodways among communities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative was created by Jesi Jo...

avatar for Sybille BedfordSybille Bedford (1)

"Born in Charlottenburg in Germany on 16 March 1911, Sybille von Schoenebeck, after an unusual and insecure childhood, a hectic education and a bohemian youth, found her true voice and becam...

avatar for Niels BekkemaNiels Bekkema (1)

Niels Bekkema (1989, Groningen, the Netherlands) is an artist and writer. He has an MFA from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His artworks have been exhibited in...

avatar for Lotte WolffLotte Wolff (1)

Lotte Wolff has received an MA in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. She has conducted research on LGBTIQ+ people seeking as...

avatar for Zarmeené ShahZarmeené Shah (1)

Zarmeené Shah is an academic, and an independent curator and writer currently based in Karachi, Pakistan. Focusing on global contemporary art with specialist knowledge of the Global So...

avatar for Emelda OchiengEmelda Ochieng (1)

Emelda Ochieng is a Kenyan journalist and filmmaker with years of experience working at the intersection of media and advocacy. Her work centers around uplifting narratives of marginal...

avatar for Valerie Sing TurnerValerie Sing Turner (1)

Valerie Sing Turner is a Vancouver-based award-winning theatre artist who performs, writes, directs, and produces. A former artist-in-residence with National Arts Centre, she is curre...

avatar for Fareen HaQFareen HaQ (1)

Farheen HaQ is a South Asian Muslim Canadian artist who has been living on unceded Lekwungen territory (Victoria, BC) for 20 years. She was born and raised in Haudenosanee territory (Nia...

avatar for Felipe Rivas San MartínFelipe Rivas San Martín (1)

Felipe Rivas San Martín is a visual artist and activist of the Sexual Dissidence. He earned his Master of Visual Arts at the University of Chile. He currently lives and works in Valencia, Sp...

avatar for 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,...

avatar for 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 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 ...

avatar for 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...

avatar for 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...

avatar for David NgDavid Ng (1)

David Ng is the Co-Artistic Director of Love Intersections--a media arts collective of queer artists of colour. His current artistic practices grapple with queer, racialized and diasp...