Kate Digby

Kate Digby is an Associate Director of Dance at Kansas State University, where she teaches Modern, Improvisation, Composition, Anatomy, and Movement Fundamentals, and directs the K-State Contemporary Dance Ensemble. Digby’s research involves the creation and presentation of original interdisciplinary performance works which integrate biosensing technology for the purpose of enhancing human connection. Digby’s upcoming immersive performance …
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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 commissioners …
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Ari Benjamin Meyers

Ari Benjamin Meyers (b.1972, New York, USA) lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Meyers received his training as a pianist, composer, and conductor at The Juilliard School, Yale University, and Peabody Institute. Trading the concert format for that of the exhibition, his works as an artist—such as Kunsthalle for Music (2018), Symphony 80 (with the …
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Jamie A. Thomas

I’m an anthropologist and sociocultural linguist with specialities in multi-country ethnography, inequality, intercultural communication, and stakeholder engagement.  ​I love thinking strategically about inequality and human interaction. ​I have lived with and worked among communities in Jordan, Malaysia, Mexico, Micronesia, South Africa, and Tanzania. ​My goal is to guide my project teams and students to think in non-linear ways about their …
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Beate Tischer

1960 born in Germany; 1979-1984 study for printing technique|diploma; 1985- 1988  puppet designer at the puppet theatre Dresden, 1988-1990  evening classes at the Art Academy, Dresden and cooperation in studios for ceramics in Dresden and Berlin; 1990-1996  study for visual art and art of ceramics at the University Niederrhein|diploma under Prof. D. Crumbiegel; 1998-1999 study for …
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Kevin Claiborne

Kevin Claiborne (b. 1989, Washington, D.C.) is a multidisciplinary conceptual artist currently working in Santa Barbara, CA. whose work examines and questions intersections of identity, social justice, & mental health particularly within the Black American experience. Artist Statement I aim to make the invisible, visible. Through film photography, abstract painting, poetry, and video, I bring the weight …
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Zach Rosen

Zach Rosen is a beer writer, educator, and event designer based out of Santa Barbara. He grew up living and working in the Antelope Valley in his family’s art studio that included a silk-screen shop, paper mill, and mixed-media cold casting operations where he helped produce and sell greeting cards and paper-plaster mild relief sculptures …
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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 …
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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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Allison Leigh Holt

Allison Leigh Holt (b. 1972) is a cross-disciplinary artist based in Oakland, CA. Working at the intersection of sculpture, video, installation, and performance, she pursues a dialogue between divergent ways of experiencing, comprehending, and describing reality. Holt has received numerous awards from institutions including the U.S. Department of State (Fulbright Fellowship, Indonesia), Djerassi Resident Artist …
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