Nefeli Manoudaki

Nefeli Manoudaki is an innovative Architect – Engineer, currently an Ph.D. student at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Media Arts and Technology (MAT) program. Until recently, Nefeli was a researcher at the TUC TIE Lab in Greece, where she participated in large-scale projects of national scope and visibility. Her work lies in the …

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Sofia Bartolomeo

What does Raul Soares need? What does Brazil need? What does planet Earth need? What must be stamped on our face, and then displayed on a 576 square meter mural, for all of us to understand? We need to understand that we are all connected. Because we think planet Earth is too big. The sky, …

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Adah Parris

Adah Parris is a polymath, anti-disciplinary artist, tech futurist and activist who’s work explores the anatomy of transformation and innovation. Her work sits at the intersection of ancient wisdom, living systems and indigenous community practices, digital and emerging technologies all under the philosophical idea and systems framework that she developed called cyborg shamanism. Adah was …

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Lindsey Appleyard

Mixed media artist, Lindsey Appleyard, works with glass, steel, paint, and found objects to create a unique representation of the natural world. Drawing from her background in construction and agriculture, Lindsey uses land itself as a medium to explore human’s relationship to nature. She uses animals to represent important people and concepts in her life. …

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Meighann A. Helene

Meighann A. Helene is a multi- and interdisciplinary artist and performer. She holds a handful of degrees from SBCC ranging from design to philosophy, and a degree in cognitive science with an emphasis in design and perception from UC Berkeley. Helene is Board Chair of TVSB, Santa Barbara’s community access TV station and production/media studio, …

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Shannon Willis

As a professional artist for the past eight years I have shown my mixed media paintings in galleries and exhibitions on the west coast. Now I am expanding into the third dimension as my highly textured paintings have exploded out into installations and sculpture. I have a deep interest in quantum physics and phenomenology and …

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Amber Jean

Amber Jean lives a storied life at the end of a road near the top of a mountain in Montana where she carves trees in a “luminous gesture of love toward nature and humankind.” Declared by WOOD magazine as one of “America’s Woodworking Greats,” Amber recently became the first woman to carve in the country …

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Gerard Minakawa

About Bamboo DNA – Founded by award-winning industrial designer Gerard Minakawa in 2007, Bamboo DNA has been creating some of the biggest, most outrageous architectural spaces on the planet. Bamboo DNA specializes in the design, construction, and installation of bamboo structures and environments. Bamboo DNA creates unique and structurally rigourous environments for event producers, private …

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Sally Krysztal Kramberg

I am a multidisciplinary artist working in several mediums including video, photography, crafts, performance and installation. Throughout my career, I have undertaken an in-depth research on local and international crafts that are disappearing from the world. I have made a conscious decision to integrate them into my creative process … Continue reading

Hila Laiser Beja

Hila Laiser-Beja is a multidisciplinary artist creating works of sculpture, painting, drawing, installation, video, and etching; as well as collaborating in the fields of choreography and dance. She holds diplomas in photography from the Camera Obscura School in Tel Aviv and in interior architecture from ORT Career College in Jerusalem. Laiser-Beja received her B.F.A in …

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