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.

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...

Taqralik PartridgeTaqralik Partridge (1)

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Ian BatesonIan Bateson (1)

Ian Bateson is a freelance journalist based in Ukraine.

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 (...

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,...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Honey Al SayedHoney Al Sayed (1)

Honey Al Sayed is a communications and marketing professional and journalist. After the outbreak of the Syrian uprising, she relocated to the United States and co-founded SouriaLi, where...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

Maya SinghalMaya Singhal (1)

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

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...

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 Theaster GatesTheaster Gates (1)

Theaster Gates was born in 1973 in Chicago, where he lives and works. He exhibits widely, including group shows such as the Whitney Biennial, New York; dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel; ’The Spiri...

Rebecca Salminen WittRebecca Salminen Witt (1)

Rebecca Salminen Witt is the President of The Greening of Detroit, a 25 year old non-profit environmental organization that works to secure the ecosystem of Detroit, Michigan by coordinating ...

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 Kate ThomasKate Thomas (1)

Kate is a British-American journalist, editor and researcher. She lived in West Africa for seven years, including three years in Liberia, where her stories and long-term projects 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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 Virginia CiminoVirginia Cimino (1)

Virginia Cimino is currently the Program Director at the Institut des hautes études en arts plastiques (Iheap). She has worked in art galleries and art foundations across Europe. Her fiel...

avatar for Katharina von SchroederKatharina von Schroeder (1)

Katharina von Schroeder is a documentary filmmaker . She has produced and directed documentary films in countries such as Russia, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and Nigeria. Her recent fil...

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&).

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mike HouckMike Houck (1)

Mike Houck, Director of the Urban Greenspaces Institute (http://www.urbangreenspaces.org), has worked on local, regional, and national urban park and greenspace issues since 1980 when he fou...

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...

Juan MartínezJuan Martínez (1)

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

avatar for Samer MohdadSamer Mohdad (1)

Samer Mohdad studied photography at L’École Supérieure des Arts Saint-Luc Liège, Belgium before lending his talents as a photojournalist to various international publications. An advo...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Steve FrostSteve Frost (1)

Steve Frost is Executive Director of the Tasai Foundation, an artist collective based in Vancouver, Canada

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.

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...

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 Laurel JarombekLaurel Jarombek (1)

Laurel Jarombek is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Marta BausellsMarta Bausells (1)

Marta Baussels is a writer and journalist living in London.

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...

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...

avatar for Jason SchupbachJason Schupbach (1)

Jason Schupbach is the Director of Design Programs for the National Endowment for the Arts, where he oversees all design and creative placemaking, grantmaking and partnerships, including Our ...

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...

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...

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,...