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June, 2013

Monica Byrne

Durham, NC – Monica is a playwright whose work has been read, developed, and produced at Little Green Pig Theatrical Concern, Manbites Dog Theater, Common Ground Theater, Carrboro Arts Center, Durham County Library, Ravenclaw Salon, the Elsewhere Collaborative (Greensboro, NC), Pinky Swear Productions (Washington, DC), and Backdoor Stage (Portland, OR). In 2011 she was a finalist for an EST/Sloan Commission for her play Nightwork. She is a graduate of the Dirty South Improv Training Program, the Clarion Workshop, and has published in HowlRound: The Journal of the New American Play Institute (“The Black Box” and “Everything We Plant Grows,”), The… more »

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Caroline Clerc

Los Angeles, CA – Caroline is a Los Angeles based artist working in photography. She received her MFA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her MA in Interdisciplinary Studies in the Arts from San Francisco State University. Her work has been exhibited in Los Angeles at Track 16 Gallery, PØST, Miller Durazo, Frumkin/Duval Gallery, The Brewery, LMan Gallery, City of Brea Art Gallery, Long Beach City College Art Gallery and in San Francisco at Refusalon with video screenings in New York and California. Caroline Clerc has participated in a one-month residency program, Obracadobra, in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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LaTasha N. Diggs

NY, NY – LaTasha is the the author of the three chapbooks. Her work has been published in Rattapallax. Black Renaissance, Noir & Ploughshares to name a few.  She has received several awards, residencies for her interdisciplinary work, including Cave Canem, VCCA & New York Foundation for the Arts among others.  As an independent curator and director, LaTasha co-presented and directed literary/musical events at BAM café, Symphony Space & Lincoln Center Out of Doors among other venues.  A native of Harlem, LaTasha’s first poetry collection TwERK, is forthcoming from Belladonna Books.

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Anthony Gatto

Brooklyn, NY – Anthony has developed collaborative works and concert music with many artists and ensembles across the US, Europe and Asia – including works for film, theater, dance, and opera. Studying with Ornette Coleman was formative in questioning possibilities; he later completed a doctorate at the Yale School of Music in 2001. Recent works include “el fin fa tutto” commissioned by string octet Hutchins East Consort, premiered at The Tank, NY, “Plastic Facts” for New Thread Saxophone Quartet, premiered at the 35th International Saxophone Symposium (2012) and “Portrait of Eva Hesse (palindrone)” performed on the 2011 Bang on a… more »

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Joesph Harrington

Lawrence, Kansas – Joesph is the author of Things Come On (an amneoir) (Wesleyan Poetry 2011), a mixed-genre work relating the twinned narratives of the Watergate scandal and his mother’s cancer. Things Come On was chosen by National Book Award winner Camille Dungy as a Rumpus magazine Poetry Book Club selection. Harrington is also the author of he chapbook Earth Day Suite (Beard of Bees Press 2010 – available as free PDF) and the critical study Poetry and the Public: The Social Form of Modern US Poetics (Wesleyan UP 2002), excerpts from which appeared in Poetry and Cultural Studies: A… more »

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Carey McKenzie

Cape Town, South Africa – Carey grew up in Cape Town and studied English at Cambridge and filmmaking at NYU grad. Her thesis film HEARTSPACE screened at festivals including Cinequest, Clermont-Ferrand and FESPACO.

ORIGINAL CHILD BOMB, a feature documentary about nuclear weapons, premiered at Tribeca 2004, won the grand jury prize at Silverdocs and the Bologna Human Rights Nights. Other festivals include Seattle, Florida, Hawaii, Copenhagen, Geneva, Seoul, Belgrade, Hiroshima, MOMA and the Japan Society in New York. An associated short film B is for BOMB won the Cannes 2006 Short Film Corner competition.

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Gina Occhiogrosso

Troy, NY – Gina’s national group exhibition experience includes group exhibitions at The Painting Center, Brenda Taylor Gallery and Lana Santorelli Gallery in NYC, MIA Miami International Airport Gallery, and Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY. S he has had several one-person shows at such places as Nicole Fiacco Gallery, Hudson, NY, Saratoga Arts Council Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY Amrose Sable Gallery, Albany, NY, Lake George Project for the Arts, and Yates Gallery at Siena College. Her work may be viewed in the Pierogi Flat Files, in Brooklyn, NY, and through registries such as The Drawing Center and Nurture… more »

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