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.

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Pauline BullenPauline Bullen (1)

Pauline E. Bullen, PhD, currently teaches in the Sociology and Women and Gender Development Studies Department at the Women’s University in Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe. She is a scholar...

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...

avatar for IICSIIICSI (1)

The International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI) is a central source for the collection and dissemination of research on improvised creative practices. The Institu...

Flip CoutoFlip Couto (1)

Flip Couto is a Brazilian dancer, performer and producer based in São Paulo, who uses his own body as a political statement. As a gay, Black male who is open about his HIV status, he questi...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Lê Quan NinhLê Quan Ninh (1)

As a classical trained percussionist, Lê Quan Ninh worked with contemporary music ensembles and was a founder member of Quatuor Hêlios (1986-2012), a percussion quartet that performed...

avatar for Scott BakerScott Baker (1)

Drawing on his background in strategic climate communications with Tides Canada and the Green Parties of Canada and Europe, Scott Baker co-founded Adjacent Possibilities with Ross Curtner duri...

Lee MaracleLee Maracle (1)

Lee Maracle is the author of a number of critically acclaimed literary works including Sojourner’s and Sundogs [collected work of novel and short stories]; Celia’s Song [her latest nov...

Daniel WeinstockDaniel Weinstock (1)

Dr. Weinstock holds a Canada Research Chair in Ethics and Political Philosophy and is the founding director of the Centre de recherche en éthique de l’Université de Montréal. He is a p...

avatar for Michele WuckerMichele Wucker (1)

Michele Wucker was President of the World Policy Institute, a New York based center for global policy thought leadership, and Publisher of World Policy Journal. In 2007, she oversaw...

avatar for Lauryn BeerLauryn Beer (1)

Lauryn Beer is a writer who specializes in trade and human rights.

avatar for Amanda RothAmanda Roth (1)

Amanda Roth is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal and a current graduate student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.

avatar for Zoraida LopezZoraida Lopez (1)

Zoraida Lopez is best known for her images concerning race, immigration, juvenile justice, and gender relations. Her work has been exhibited at galleries including Rush Arts and Whitewall in...

avatar for Katrine ClaassensKatrine Claassens (1)

Katrine Brink Claassens was born in South Africa in 1985. She studied Visual Arts at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and after graduating lived between Quebec and France developing...

avatar for Henry YuanHenry Yuan (1)

Henry Yuan is the Secretary of Champion of Water Alliance and advisor to Thirst, a global water awareness campaign initiated by the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum.

avatar for Honor BaileyHonor Bailey (1)

Honor Bailey is an intern at The World Policy Institute. 

avatar for Mike Van GraanMike Van Graan (1)

Mike van Graan is the Executive Director of the African Arts Institute (AFAI), a South African NGO based in Cape Town whose two-fold mission is to help develop leadership for the African crea...

avatar for Shirlynn ShamShirlynn Sham (1)

Shirlynn Sham is a research assistant at the World Policy Institute and an undergraduate student at Columbia University majoring in Art History and Political Science.

avatar for Jasmine BagerJasmine Bager (1)

Jasmine Bager is a contributor to Syria Deeply.

Mikael AwakeMikael Awake (1)

Mikael Awake’s fiction has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Witness, Callaloo, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and elsewhere. Born in Massachusetts and raised in Georgia, he lives in Broo...

avatar for Chantal BilodeauChantal Bilodeau (1)

Chantal Bilodeau is a playwright and translator. She also serves as the Artistic Director of the Arctic Cycle and is the founder of the blog, Artists and Climate Change

avatar for Pelin TanPelin Tan (1)

Pelin Tan is an assistant professor for the New Media Department at Kadir Has University in Istanbul. In 2011, Tan was The MIT Program in Art, Culture, and Technology fellow.

Juan Carlos ArroyoJuan Carlos Arroyo (1)

Especialista en Animación y Maestro en Artes Plásticas de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Actualmente adelanta el proyecto de investigación en maestría “LOS PROCESOS DE CRIS...

David BrooksDavid Brooks (1)

David Brooks lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He attended the Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (1998), and earned a BFA from The Co...

avatar for Alexis OrtizAlexis Ortiz (1)

Alexis Ortiz is an ELNYA fellow.

Keijiro SuzukiKeijiro Suzuki (1)

Keijiro Suzuki is an interdisciplinary contemporary artist who applies art and social practice into community. He was born in Nagoya in 1981 and received his B.A. in Humanities and Social Scie...

Mary RoweMary Rowe (1)

Mary W. Rowe is an urbanist and civic entrepreneur. She currently lives in New York City and works with government, business and civil society organizations to strengthen the economic, soc...

Majken OvergaardMajken Overgaard (1)

Majken Overgaard is a specialist in innovation and entrepreneurship, focusing on technology and contemporary art. She has worked both as a facilitator, manager, and curator on a broad rang...

Anne WaakAnne Waak (1)

Anne Waak is an author based in Berlin. She writes mostly about cultural and social topics for magazines and newspapers such as Welt am Sonntag, Monopol, and Dummy. She was born in 1982 in Dre...

avatar for Fernando García-DoryFernando García-Dory (1)

Fernando García-Dory's (b. 1978) work engages specifically with the relationship between culture and nature now, as manifested in multiple contexts, from landscape and the rural, to desires...

Caroline WoolardCaroline Woolard (1)

Caroline Woolard is an artist, organizer, and co-founder of cultural equity initiatives http://OurGoods.org, http://TradeSchool.coop, and http://BFAMFAPhD.com.

avatar for Damien GlezDamien Glez (1)

Damien Glez, a regular contributor to World Policy Journal, is a cartoonist based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and a collaborator, through Cartooning for Peace,with cartoonists who’ve drawn...

Anne TrumbleAnne Trumble (1)

Anne Trumble is a landscape and urban designer based in Los Angeles. She is the founder of Cultural Landscape Agency and Emerging Terrain, organizations with missions of increasing engagemen...

Finzi SaidiFinzi Saidi (1)

Dr. Finzi Saidi joined the Department of Architecture in the faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at University of Johannesburg in 2008. He is head of the undergraduate architecture program...

Rebecca ChesneyRebecca Chesney (1)

Rebecca Chesney is a visual artist whose work is concerned with the relationship between humans and nature and how we perceive, romanticize, and translate the landscape. Her projects take the ...

Caroline RobinsonCaroline Robinson (1)

Caroline Robinson is the Founder and Director of Cabal, a pioneering arts, design, and facilitation practice based in Auckland, New Zealand. Cabal began in 1990 as a clothing label, inclu...

Edna PeresEdna Peres (1)

Dr. Edna Peres has a background in architecture, urbanism, writing, and academia. Having obtained a master's degree in architecture, she then worked at studioMAS for over 6 years focusing on u...

Mary MissMary Miss (1)

Mary Miss has reshaped the boundaries between sculpture, architecture, landscape design, and installation art by articulating a vision of the public sphere where it is possible for an artis...

E. J. McAdamsE. J. McAdams (1)

E.J. McAdams is a poet and artist who lives with his wife and three children in Harlem, Ward’s Island Sewershed, Manhattan, Lower Hudson Watershed, New York, USA, earth. Last year, he create...

Mary MattinglyMary Mattingly (1)

Mary Mattingly creates sculptural ecosystems in urban spaces. She is currently working on a floating food forest for New York called “Swale” and recently completed a two-part sculpt...

avatar for Frida LariosFrida Larios (1)

Frida Larios [b. San José, Costa Rica, 1974 (of Salvadoran parents)] received a M.A. in Communication Design from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London....

Fran IlichFran Ilich (1)

Fran Ilich is a media artist and writer. He is the author of the novels Metro-pop, Tekno Guerrilla, Circa 94 and the book-length essay “Otra Narrativa es Posible”. He has participate...

Lloyd GodmanLloyd Godman (1)

Lloyd Godman is one of a new breed of environmental artists whose work is directly influencing ’green’ building design……”Godman’s installations are the result of a unique blen...

avatar for Ahmet ÖğütAhmet Öğüt (1)

Ahmet Öğüt is a conceptual artist living and working in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He works with a broad range of media including video, photography, installation, drawing, and print media.

avatar for Nichole MartiniNichole Martini (1)

Nichole Martini is an ELNYA fellow. Fundraising and philanthropy professional with expertise in social justice philanthropy and arts and culture.

Rasmus SangildRasmus Sangild (1)

Rasmus Sangild is head of press and communication at the Danish Council on Climate Change and has been working with climate change related politics for a number of years. He lives in Copenh...

avatar for Aliza GoldbergAliza Goldberg (1)

Aliza Goldberg is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal and a graduate student at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.

avatar for Mary Ann DeVliegMary Ann DeVlieg (1)

Mary Ann DeVlieg is the director for strategic development at freeDimensional.

avatar for Sandi HalimuddinSandi Halimuddin (1)

Sandi Halimuddin is an editorial assistant at the World Policy Journal.

avatar for Asmara PelupessyAsmara Pelupessy (1)

Asmara Pelupessy is co-editor of the book UNFIXED: Photography and Postcolonial Perspectives in Contemporary Art. She was researcher and producer for Via PanAm, Dutch photojournalist Kadir...

avatar for Berette MacaulayBerette Macaulay (1)

Berette Macaulay is an award-winning artist born in Sierra Leone of West African/French-Dominican/German-Czech descent. She was raised in Jamaica and the U.K., and is now based in the U.S.

avatar for Albie SachAlbie Sach (1)

Albie Sach is a former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

avatar for Edwin CameronEdwin Cameron (1)

Edwin Cameron is current judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

avatar for Dr. Helga TurkuDr. Helga Turku (1)

Dr. Helga Turku is a consultant for USAID-funded rule of law projects in Haiti and Cote d’Ivoire.

avatar for Adam EchelmanAdam Echelman (1)

Adam Echelman is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Karol RadziszewskiKarol Radziszewski (1)

Karol Radziszewski is a multidisciplinary artist, filmmaker, and curator. His archive-based methodology crosses multiple cultural, historical, religious, social, and gender references. He is...

avatar for Louisa McCallLouisa McCall (1)

Louisa McCall is the co-director of Artists in Context.

Madhur AnandMadhur Anand (1)

Madhur Anand's poetry has appeared in literary magazines across North America. She completed her Ph.D. in theoretical ecology at Western University, and is currently University Research Chai...

Lee SmolinLee Smolin (1)

Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist who is a founding and senior faculty member at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. His main contributions have been to the quantum theory of grav...

avatar for Pippin AndersonPippin Anderson (1)

Department of Environmental and Geographical Science and
The African Centre for Cities
University of Cape Town, South Africa

Pippin Anderson works at the University of Cape Town in South Af...

Adrian StimsonAdrian Stimson (1)

Adrian Stimson is a member of the Siksika (Blackfoot) Nation in southern Alberta. He is an interdisciplinary artist, curator and educator who has a BFA with distinction from the Alberta Colleg...

avatar for Julie GoodnessJulie Goodness (1)

Julie Goodness is a PhD candidate at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm, Sweden. Her research is in urban social-ecological systems, functional traits and ecosystem services, environme...

Wanda NanibushWanda Nanibush (1)

Wanda Nanibush is an Anishinaabe-kwe image and word warrior, curator and community organizer living in her territory of Chimnissing. Currently, Nanibush is a guest curator at the Art Galler...

Elisabeth WellershausElisabeth Wellershaus (1)

Elisabeth Wellershaus is a journalist based in Berlin. She is an editor for Contemporary And and belongs to the 10nach8 Team at ZEIT ONLINE.

Zvonimir DobrovicZvonimir Dobrovic (1)

Zvonimir Dobrovic is the founder and artistic director of Domino, the biggest independent art NGO in Croatia. In that capacity, he is responsible for programming several festivals in Croatia...

avatar for Eric GitariEric Gitari (1)

Eric Gitari is a lawyer with Nairobi-based National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) Kenya.