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 Robert BedoyaRobert Bedoya (1)

Roberto Bedoya is executive director of the Tucson Pima Arts Council.

Barrak AlzaidBarrak Alzaid (1)

Barrak Alzaid is a writer, curator, and artist, and is the artistic director of ArteEast. He is co-editor with Khalid Hadeed of the ArteEast Shahadat Publication For Lives Undone: Gaza Summons...

avatar for Lawrence E. McCulloughLawrence E. McCullough (1)

Lawrence E. McCullough has been an active organizer of arts and non-profit community ventures since 1973. McCullough is a musician/composer and author of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays,...

Yaffa FredrickYaffa Fredrick (1)

Yaffa Fredrick is managing editor of World Policy Journal

Linda KinstlerLinda Kinstler (1)

Linda Kinstler is the Editor of the Bowdoin Orient and wrote for the Fall 2012 Democracy issue of World Policy Journal.

Kristin DeasyKristin Deasy (1)

Kristin Deasy is an international reporter based in Berlin. She has written for publications in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East, and writes a blog for World Affairs Journal.

Nick BoraineNick Boraine (1)

Nick Boraine is an actor, writer, director and the Associate Artistic Director of Global Arts Corps. Nick Boraine graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1994 wit...

Rajkamal KahlonRajkamal Kahlon (1)

Rajkamal Kahlon is an artist who focuses on painting and drawing. She has served as the Artist-in-Residence for the American Civil Liberties Union's National Security Project. In 2016 Kahlon ...

Paula SegalPaula Segal (1)

Paula Segal is a lawyer and a founder of 596 Acres.

avatar for Cleo AbramianCleo Abramian (1)

Cleo Abramian is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal.

Shalini KantayyaShalini Kantayya (1)

Shalini Kantayya is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker, educator, and eco-activist. She is the Creative Director of 7th Empire Media, a production company that uses artistic expression and mass medi...

Alice WangAlice Wang (1)

Alice Wang was a 2012 World Policy Institute Research Assistant.

avatar for Graham LawsonGraham Lawson (1)

Graham Lawson writes regularly on arts and culture for The Jerusalem Post and other publications. 

avatar for Thiago de Paula SouzaThiago de Paula Souza (1)

Thiago de Paula Souza lives in São Paulo, where he works as an educator at the Afro-Brazilian Museum (Museu Afro Brazil). His current research concerns race relations, African and Afro-Brazi...

avatar for Jeni FultonJeni Fulton (1)

Jeni Fulton is a writer and editor based in Berlin. She is the Art/Commissioning editor for Sleek Magazine.

Mahmoud KhaledMahmoud Khaled (1)

Mahmoud Khaled (b. 1982) studied fine art at Alexandria University in Egypt and Trondheim University in Norway. His work, spanning video, photography, sculpture, installation, sound and t...

Maya MikdashiMaya Mikdashi (1)

Maya Mikdashi received her PhD from Columbia University's Department of Anthropology. She is Co-Director of the documentary film About Baghdad. Maya is currently a Mellon Postdoctural Fello...

Ella BoureauElla Boureau (1)

Ella Boureau is an NYC-based writer, editor, events curator, and is currently the Awards Coordinator for the Lambda Literary Foundation. A graduate of The New School and a 2013 Queer / A...

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...

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...

Jose Serrano-McClainJose Serrano-McClain (1)

Jose Serrano-McClain is an artist, educator, and community organizer who works to support the community of cultural practitioners in NYC.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

avatar for Luis CamnitzerLuis Camnitzer (1)

Luis Camnitzer is a Uruguayan artist and educator based in New York and Professor Emeritus of the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. He graduated in sculpture from...

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...

avatar for Hans HaackeHans Haacke (1)

Hans Haacke, born in Cologne, Germany (1936), has lived in New York since the early 1960s. He taught at Cooper Union (New York) from 1967 – 2002. Solo exhibitions include: Tate Gallery (Lon...

avatar for Birgitta JónsdóttirBirgitta Jónsdóttir (1)

Birgitta Jónsdóttir is a Poetician for the Pirate Party in the Icelandic Parliament and chairman for the International Modern Media Institute, or IMMI. Birgitta has helped create two polit...

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...

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...

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 ...

avatar for Suzanne LacySuzanne Lacy (1)

Suzanne Lacy is chair of the Graduate Public Practice Program at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. Her installations, video, and performance focus on social themes. A recent pro...

avatar for Ricardo MbarkhoRicardo Mbarkho (1)

Ricardo Mbarkho is a Lebanese visual artist and founder of the Lebanese National Tabbouleh Day.

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...

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...

Vilém FlusserVilém Flusser (1)

Vilém Flusser (May 12, 1920 – November 27, 1991) was a Czech-born philosopher, writer and journalist. His large body of written work includes many books and essays, which appeared in nume...

avatar for Ross CurtnerRoss Curtner (1)

Ross Curtner is a co-founder and co-director of Adjacent Possibilities

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 ...

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...

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 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...

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...

Marita MuukkonenMarita Muukkonen (1)

Marita Muukkonen is an internationally active curator based in Helsinki and Berlin, and a co-founding co-director of Perpetuum Mobile. She has been Chairperson and Curator of The Hels...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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 Vicente TodolíVicente Todolí (1)

Vicente Todolí’s career in the visual arts spans more than 30 years, and includes positions as Chief Curator (1986-88) and then artistic director of the IVAM (Valencian Institute of Modern ...

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...

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...

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...