Aline Xavier Mineiro is an artist and filmmaker born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Her works are often a result of her immersion in different cultural contexts, being it in her home land or in other territories of the global south. Nature, the politics of image-making, documentation of personal and collective memory, are starting points to her practice. She has received significant awards including the Videobrasil Art Prize and the Premio Foco ArtRio, Brazil.
Cyrus Peñarroyo is a Filipino-American designer whose research and creative practice examines the urbanity of the Internet, namely, the social, political, and material relations cultivated by networked technologies. Trained as an architect, he creates physical environments that invite critical responses to today’s saturation in digital media. He is a partner in the design collaborative EXTENTSand often works across scales and formats with different artists, makers, and organizations.
Ella den Elzen is an artist, curator, and architect based in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal. Her practice uses exploratory and collaborative modes of making, through writing, image, film, and installation, to explore the politics of the built environment. She often engages archival research alongside oral histories to reveal embodied narratives, investigating themes of migration, extraction, and settler colonialism. She has exhibited her work internationally at Céline Bureau, Montréal and ACUD Galerie, Berlin.
Sophie – Luise Passow is a visual artist based in Vienna, Austria. She specialises in large-format abstract paintings that are influenced by and blur the boundaries between multiple disciplines, including drawing, printmaking, and photography. Recent exhibitions include amongst others Under Concealment, A Place to Stay, Vienna, 2023; Erinnerungsraum at Bellart Gallery, Vienna, 2023; Highlights, Bildraum 01, Vienna, 2022; TAF–Tbilisi Art Fair, Vernissage Gallery, Tbilisi, 2022. She is part of the photography duo Ursa Majeure.
Stefani J. Alvarez is a migrant artist. Born in Metro Cagayan de Oro in the southern Philippines. She has been an overseas Filipino worker based in Saudi Arabia for 15 years from 2008 to 2023 and currently working on her latest experimental creative nonfiction anthology, Transfinity Diary. Her performative project, The Other Lady Gaga (TOLG), explores her artistic framework through aural essay and visual poetry. In these works, she documents her autobiographical diasporic dagli, embodying a transgender theory of transgressive bodies and identities across (her)story.
Tatyana Zambrano is a publicist and visual artist from Medellin, Colombia. Her projects mix art and advertising through the creation of political fictions from a female point of view in the Latin American social context. Her research environment includes websites, TikTok, merchandising, jewelry, 3D printing, photos; using parody, absurdity and irony. Her work has been recognized amongst others at Les Rencontres Internationales New Cinema and Contemporary art in Paris/Berlin, Official Selection of Latin American video art by the Getty Research Institute, Salón Nacional de Artistas de Colombia.
Urte Laukaityte is a writer, science communicator, and artist from Vilnius/Lithuania. Her research interests span a number of disciplines within the broader field of cognitive science, with a primary focus on theoretical psychiatry. Prior to her philosophy PhD at UC Berkeley, Laukaityte completed an MSc in cognitive science at the University of Edinburgh, and holds a BA in linguistics from the University of Cambridge. She has written for a general audience for publications such as History Today, Public Domain Review, among others, and she serves as assistant producer for the Many Minds podcast. She is part of the photography duo Ursa Majeure.
Gabriela Kühnhardt Alvarez aka Kükelhahn, currently coordination fellow at Digital Solitude, focuses on visual and spatial practice online or AFK. Her research orbits around representation and the politics of visibility, with a specific interest in dreaming as a subversive tool to resist reality.