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 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.

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 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 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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

National Coalition Against CensorshipNational Coalition Against Censorship (1)

NCAC's mission is to promote freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and to oppose censorship in all its forms.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 ...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

Emma Xin MaEmma Xin Ma (1)

Emma Xin Ma holds an M. Arch from the University of Waterloo, where she completed a graduate thesis on Shenzhen’s social and urban morphology as results of the Second Line. She is curre...

Lada NakonechnaLada Nakonechna (1)

Lada lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine. She is artist, but also curator
(member of curatorial and activist union Hudrada) and educator
(co-founder of the Course of Art – curatorial pro...

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. ...

draftworks*draftworks* (1)

draftworks*architects was founded in London in 2006 by Christiana Ioannou and Christos Papastergiou and is currently based in Nicosia and Athens. The team crafts, documents and communicates...

Dongsei KimDongsei Kim (1)

Dongsei Kim is a principal at axu studio. He has taught at Columbia, Carleton, RMIT, and Korea Universities. His work was invited to the Korean Pavilion at the 14th Venice Architecture Bienn...

Gili MerinGili Merin (1)

Gili Merin is is an architect, photographer and journalist based in Tel Aviv. She studied architecture in the UdK Berlin, Waseda University in Tokyo and The Bezalel Academy of Arts and Desig...

Evan PavkaEvan Pavka (1)

Evan is a designer currently pursuing his Master of Architecture in the History and Theory of Architecture at McGill University where his research explores the intersection of sexual...

Rosa RoginaRosa Rogina (1)

Rosa is as an architect, publication and exhibition designer with an MA in Architecture from the Royal College of Art. After previously working for MVRDV, Grimshaw and Farshid Mous...

Kathryn SchwartzkopfKathryn Schwartzkopf (1)

Kathryn Schwartzkopf is an architectural designer based in Seattle, Washington. She has a Bachelor of Architectural Studies (2008) and a Master of Architecture (2015) from the Universit...

Michael TaylorMichael Taylor (1)

Michael Taylor is an Architect and Urban Systems Analyst in Zurich. He has studied at The Architectural Association, UBC, and The Queen's School of Business. His work focuses on strateg...

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...

Ruslana LichtzierRuslana Lichtzier (1)

Rusland Lichtzier (b. Tomsk, Russia, 1984) is a writer, curator, and educator. Born in Russia and raised in Israel, she received her BFA with honors from Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts and De...

James BridleJames Bridle (1)

James Bridle is a British artist and writer based in Athens, Greece. His artworks have been commissioned by galleries and institutions and exhibited worldwide and on the internet. His writin...

Christian IngemannChristian Ingemann (1)

Co-founder and director of Solobeta, where we design learning programs on the Digital Economy. Here I mainly research new movements and trends, while advising and giving talks on specific rel...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...