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 Mike WatsonMike Watson (1)

Mike Watson is an art theorist and curator based in Italy. He holds a PhD in Philosophy from Goldsmiths College and has curated for Nomas Foundation and at the 55th and 56th Venice Biennales...

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...

avatar for Sandi HalimuddinSandi Halimuddin (1)

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

Jude DibiaJude Dibia (1)

Jude Dibia is the author of Walking with Shadows, Unbridled and Blackbird. His writings explore the realities of gay Africans living in the continent and the challenges and abuse they face da...

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. NzewiUgochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi (1)

Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi is an artist, art historian, and curator of African art at Dartmouth College’s Hood Museum of Art. His recent curatorial work includes the 11th Dak’Art Bien...

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.

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...

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...

avatar for Louisa McCallLouisa McCall (1)

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

avatar for Adam EchelmanAdam Echelman (1)

Adam Echelman is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

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 Krzysztof WodiczkoKrzysztof Wodiczko (1)

Krzysztof Wodiczko is Professor in Residence of Art, Design and the Public Domain at the GSD. He is renowned for his large-scale slide and video projections on architectural facades and monume...

avatar for Cleo AbramianCleo Abramian (1)

Cleo Abramian is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Yaffa FredrickYaffa Fredrick (1)

Yaffa Fredrick is managing editor of World Policy Journal

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 Jasmine BagerJasmine Bager (1)

Jasmine Bager is a contributor to Syria Deeply.

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...

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...

avatar for Thiago GonçalvesThiago Gonçalves (1)

Thiago Gonçalves is an artist based in São Paulo. An installation by Thiago Gonçalves and Alejandra Bruschi entitled "Hydrotropismo" is on view at Kunsthalle São Paulo for the month of April.

avatar for Mark V. VlasicMark V. Vlasic (1)

Mark V. Vlasic is a senior fellow and adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University and had served as the first head of operations of the joint World Bank-U.N. Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative.

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 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...

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...

Ivor StodolskyIvor Stodolsky (1)

Ivor Stodolsky (curator and theorist, Berlin-Helsinki) is Co-Founding Director and Curator of Perpetuum Mobile (www.perpetualmobile.org). PM’s recent thematic projects include the Re-Ali...

Billy-Ray BelcourtBilly-Ray Belcourt (1)

Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation in northwestern Alberta. He is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar and is reading for an M.St. in Women's Studies at the University of Oxford. He was n...

What, How & for WhomWhat, How & for Whom (1)

What, How & for Whom (WHW) is a curatorial collective formed in 1999. WHW organizes a range of production, exhibition, and publishing projects, and since 2003, they have been directing city-o...

Shuyin WuShuyin Wu (1)

Shuyin Wu obtained her Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies (with Distinction) in 2012 and Master of Architectural Studies in 2016, from School of Architecture, University of Water...

Andrew VowlesAndrew Vowles (1)

Andrew Vowles writes on arts, culture and connections in Guelph, Ontario. He has written about science, environment, arts, culture, health and travel.

Manuel CallahanManuel Callahan (1)

Manuel Callahan’s work explores three interwoven areas: the US/Mexico border and borderlands historically and in the present; Indigenous struggles across the Americas including Zapat...

Lucia NhamoLucia Nhamo (1)

Lucia Nhamo is a Zimbabwean visual artist currently based in South Africa,‭ ‬who explores counter-narratives and power relations through performance,‭ ‬animation,‭ ‬video...

Esteban FigueroaEsteban Figueroa (1)

Esteban Figueroa is a Puerto Rican visual artist and organizer. His work is comprised of community-based theatre workshops, photography, painting and digital editing. Figueroa employs theatri...

Edgardo GarcíaEdgardo García (1)

Edgardo Leonel García is a young Zapotec, sociologist, and peasant apprentice from Southern Mexico. He is a founder and member of the Autonomous Cooperative of Sharing and Learning of Oa...

Ashley HoldenAshley Holden (1)

Ashley Holden is a 20-year-old business student at LaGuardia Community College, and is going toward obtaining her Associates and then Bachelors degrees. She also participates in polit...

avatar for Gabriella MarreroGabriella Marrero (1)

Gabriella Marrero: 17-year-old native Lower East Sider. Aspiring actress and writer.

Ezio RosaEzio Rosa (1)

Ezio Rosa, 22 anos, dançarino do corpo de baile do bloco afro Ilu Inã, performer, arte educador social, abordando as temáticas englobadas na lei 10.639, DJ da festa Batekoo, criador e escr...

Ajay HebleAjay Heble (1)

Ajay Heble is the founding Director of the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI), and Professor of English in the School of English and Theatre Studies at...

avatar for Hilary HungHilary Hung (1)

Hilary Hung is an emerging artist exploring philosophical and psychological conditions through materiality. Her projects often start with a fascination for materiality and continue as experim...

Emani LoveEmani Love (1)

Emani Love is a Detroit activist. She is active in youth organizing in Detroit and does national coalition building work. From 2012-2016, Emani worked at Ruth Ellis Center as an outreach wor...

avatar for Kristian Davis BaileyKristian Davis Bailey (1)

Kristian Davis Bailey is a Detroit-based freelance writer and organizer. He is a member of Black Youth Project 100 (BYP100) in Detroit and of Black4Palestine.

Edgar CalelEdgar Calel (1)

Edgar Calel Apen was born in Chi Xot, Comalapa, an Indigenous community called Maya Kaqchikel, Guatemala. In 2016, he was an artist-in-residence with Lanchonete.org and Lastro in São Paulo...

Angela ChoiAngela Choi (1)

Born and raised in the concrete jungle where dreams are made, Angela is interested in exploring the intersection of community engagement and art. Having dabbled in various sectors from nonpro...

Jeannette HicksJeannette Hicks (1)

Jeannette Hicks is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the University of Guelph and a visual artist. Her current philosophical research investigates history, power, and resistance in Mi...

Victor SeguelaVictor Seguela (1)

Victor Seguela received his Master's in Architecture from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Paris-Val de Seine. He lived and worked in Mamoudzou, Mayotte in 2014-2015. He is base...

Jamel AyalaJamel Ayala (1)

Jamel Ayala: Young adult with a passion for the arts, and a goal to use art to inflict positive changes in the world.

Nelson MotaNelson Mota (1)

Nelson Mota is Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology and guest scholar with The Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design. He holds a PhD from D...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

avatar for Danila BustamanteDanila Bustamante (1)

Danila Bustamante é videomaker e produtora cultural. Criadora de pensamentos ilustres e complicados busca através do vídeo, formas diferentes e inusitadas para eternizar um bom momento.

Jen DavisJen Davis (1)

Jennifer L. Davis practices architecture, art, and independent curating in Toronto, Canada. She holds a Master of Architecture (2011) from the University of Toronto and is co-curator of Rear ...

Hello EverythingHello Everything (1)

helloeverything is an international design studio founded in 2013 by Austin Smith, Julian Ocampo, and Sixto Cordero. Their work emerges from the opportunities of the standard to proliferate...

Tings ChakTings Chak (1)

Tings Chak is an architecturally trained artist and migrant justice organizer whose work draws inspiration from anti-colonial, anti-capitalist, and spatial justice struggles. She is the author...

avatar for PantopiconPantopicon (1)

We all know that our choices today affect the tomorrow in which we will live, however we too often forget that how we imagine tomorrow affects our choices today. That is why at Pantopicon w...

Department of Unusual CertaintiesDepartment of Unusual Certainties (1)

DoUC (Department of Unusual Certainties) is a creative studio who employ their natural curiosity to design experiences, visualizations, and spaces that simplify the seemingly complex and ins...

Jason SurkanJason Surkan (1)

Born and raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Jason holds a B.Arch from Carleton University and is currently a graduate student in architecture at UBC. He has worked intermittently for Dou...

Daniel MilletteDaniel Millette (1)

Daniel Millette, PhD, MASA, MA, RPA, RPP, MCIP
Daniel Millette has worked on Indigenous land matters for approximately twenty years. He is Director of Strategic Planning and Communications ...

Paula MeijerinkPaula Meijerink (1)

Paula Meijerink is an Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture at the Knowlton School, Ohio State University and cofounder of the firm WANTED Landscape. Paula’s engagement with landscap...

Heather BraidenHeather Braiden (1)

Heather Braiden is an Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture at Dalhousie University and a PhD candidate at the McGill School of Architecture. Over the last decade, Heather’s research...

Omar GandhiOmar Gandhi (1)

Omar is a Canadian architect born in Toronto, raised in Brampton, and currently practicing and residing in both Halifax and Toronto.

After studying in the Regional Arts program at Mayf...

Mary RothlisbergerMary Rothlisberger (1)

Mary Rothlisberger is a citizen artist with an emphasis on cultural empowerment in rural and under-recognized communities. Her work is conversational and research-based, in response to the soc...

Robert AtkinsRobert Atkins (1)

Robert Atkins is a UC Berkeley-trained art historian who works at the intersection of art, politics, and queer identities. A former Village Voice columnist, he has written for more than...

Tiffany ZorrillaTiffany Zorrilla (1)

Tiffany Zorrilla, of Dominican descent, was born and raised in New York City. She is currently studying music and working to pursue her dream of becoming a Rockstar. She loves Rock and Roll mu...

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...

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...

Mikkel StjernbergMikkel Stjernberg (1)

Mikkel Stjernberg (born 1972). Danish Writer and Entrepreneur. Co-founder & COO of Storyfriend. Originaly educated as a journalist and specialized in digital journalism. Former speechwriter...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Eeva MooreEeva Moore (1)

Eeva Väänänen Moore is a writer, currently working on a literary fiction novel and two TV pilots. She also writes cultural and political essays, drawing on her political career and experi...

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...

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 ...

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...

Sixten Kai Nielsen Martin RosengaardSixten Kai Nielsen Martin Rosengaard (1)

Wooloo is a Danish artist group founded in 2002 by Sixten Kai Nielsen and Martin Rosengaard. The group has developed a working method based on engaging diverse participants — reside...

Jay KooJay Koo (1)

Jay Koo is a native son of the Lower East Side. Just like you, he takes up space. He is convinced that what makes the Lower East Side remarkable is not the brunches or the lavish parties , I...

Ania MolendaAnia Molenda (1)

Ania Molenda is an independent Rotterdam-based researcher and curator. She is a founder and editor-in-chief of Amateur Cities and a member of Rotterdam’s Culture Council 2017-2020. ...

Bahar OrangBahar Orang (1)

Bahar Orang is a medical student at McMaster University. She holds an MA in Comparative Literature and a BASc in Arts & Science, and is passionate about women’s health and narrative medicine.

Gabriel QuigleyGabriel Quigley (1)

Quigley has participated in and organized “para-academic” educational initiatives in Vancouver and Toronto, and has been a member of Turkish translation workshops. His current rese...

avatar for Jordan CliffordJordan Clifford (1)

Jordan Clifford is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Tomson HighwayTomson Highway (1)

Tomson Highway was born in a snow bank on the Manitoba/Nunavut border to a family of nomadic caribou hunters. He had the great privilege of growing up in two languages, neither of which was Fr...

Theodore KerrTheodore Kerr (1)

Canadian born Theodore (ted) Kerr is a Brooklyn-based writer and organizer whose work focuses on HIV/AIDS and community. Before receiving his MA from Union Theological Seminary where he resear...

avatar for ArahmaianiArahmaiani (1)

ARAHMAIANI is one of the leading figures in the contemporary art scene in Indonesia, working in performance, painting, drawing, installation, video, poetry, dance and music. She was one of...

Deland ChanDeland Chan (1)

Deland Chan teaches in the Program on Urban Studies at Stanford University and is a co-founder of the Stanford Human Cities Initiative. She comes from an urban planning and design background ...