Faith Arazi is an artist based in San Francisco, developing a body of handmade collages, video, and 16mm films. Her inspirations heavily draw from the abstraction and primal stimuli in early children’s programming to engage viewers by way of familiar spontaneity, leading into peak experiences of pure emotions, youthful idealism, transition, and worship for the small and mundane. She is currently experimenting with techniques in repetition, layered visual complexity, and movement. https://www.faitharazi.info/
Madeleine Mori is a Japanese-American poet originally from San Francisco. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in BOAAT, Cosmonauts Avenue, Salt Hill, and Sixth Finch, among others. She received an MFA from New York University, where she served as a Poetry Editor of Washington Square Review, and lives in Brooklyn and is the Poetry Editor at Pigeon Pages. https://madeleinemori.persona.co/
Misha Davidoff is a writer, artist, and grad student from Mexico City. He currently lives in Baltimore, MD.
Rachel Elizabeth Jones
Rachel Elizabeth Jones is a writer and artist currently based in Vermont. As a writer, she has contributed articles about art and cinema to publications including Hyperallergic, The New Inquiry, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. As an artist, she works to create experience and exchange through objects, with an inclination towards practices of gleaning, physical and spiritual reclamation, and concepts of apocalypse. She is also a co-organizer with nomadic curatorial initiative Overnight Projects.
Austin Sley Julian is a Video Artist, Sculptor, Illustrator and Musician based out of New York City. Through the many media that Austin works with, the common thread through his art is a need to transform and rectify the debris of neglected and tossed pieces of our world. @ultimsludgecomics Sunk Heaven
Lydia Kern’s practice investigates the way that emotional ephemera can be embodied in the relationships between objects, space, and light. She’s interested in the blending of performance, installation, and material exploration. Dialogue with friends, personal and historical research, play, and material treasure hunts make up her practice. She graduated from the University of Vermont with degrees in social work and studio art, and creates out of the Hive Studios in Burlington, VT.
Eli Kleinsmith is a Philadelphia based artist who works primarily with paper and wood. Professionally he is a Production Designer and Props Person for film, tv, and commercial projects. He also makes music videos and plays the violin.
Michelle Marion is a choreographer, dancer and director focusing on concept videos in modern dance. She started her own dance company, Dust Dance Collective, in Tucson, AZ before relocating to her current city, Philadelphia. In her every day life, she uses her Masters of Nonprofit Leadership Management as an operations manager, but hopes to one day transition to an art nonprofit (or start her own!), where her two passions can merge together.
Francisco Márquez is a Venezuelan poet in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in Narrative, The Offing, and Bennington Review, among other publications. The recipient of grants from The Poetry Project, Letras Latinas, and Breadloaf Writer's Conference, he works at the Academy of American Poets.
Luca Salas Bassani Antivari is an architectural designer and lighting specialist. Born in Mexico City, he studied architecture at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, Holland and then the Master in Lighting Design and Technology Led Consorzio from the Design Polytechnic in Milan, Italy. His fascination with the world of lighting and architecture began with the interaction in a social space in which visual perception was used as a link between technologies and sensations.
In 2017 he was named 40 under 40 Light Designer of the world by Light Magazine in London. In 2018, he received the Master of Light 2018 award for the Construlita Awards as well as the Best Lighting Award in public spaces. He has been a Scholar of the Fondo de Cultura Economica FONCA in his program of Young Creators 2017-2018 with the Guia de la Luz natural project in the city of Mexico. Since 2014, Luca has established himself in Mexico City, continuing his consulting in lighting, materials and architectural spaces, increasing his experience to improve his knowledge in the field of interior design and lighting architecture and practice his skills.
Benjamin Stein is a photographer based in Baltimore. He is looking for a job.
Mercedes/Sadie Williams is a writer and poet living in Mexico City. She writes a semi-monthly poetry zine called Bad Poems and runs a (currently hibernating) nomadic artist space called the Memorial Club. Williams is interested in collaborative processes in writing and art and in helping people tell their stories. With her poems, she hopes to explore the world on the outskirts of consciousness and confession. She is from Burlington, Vermont.