Iowa City, Iowa – Catina is a Dean’s Graduate Fellow in the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. In 2012 she was awarded a fellowship to attend the New York State Writer’s Summer Institute. Her essays and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in The Gettysburg Review, The Sun, The Common, Heart and Soul, Trace: Transcultural Styles and Ideas, and in the anthology Black Women’s Loving Expressions on the Men They Desire. Last winter, she presented her work at The Bedell NonfictioNow Conference in Melbourne, Australia and in the spring she proposed and moderated the panel Writers Transforming… more »
Berlin, Germany – Since 2012, Anke has curated ECONOMICWORDS, ongoing visual poetry project about the concealed beauty behind the everyday news of the world of finances and economy, www.economicwords.com Anke is also founder & curator of the international art-project / exhibition series ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS, www.anonyme-zeichner.de
She is also a founder and member of DAMENSALON BERLIN women’s artist-network and monthly salon with special guests, www.damensalon.net
Montreal, Quebec – Oren’s works have been performed and presented in various venues and concerts including the 2013 Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music (Belfast, UK), the 2013 Electroacoustic Barn Dance the 2013 Kansas City Electronic Music Alliance Spring Concert, the International Summer Academy of Music (Germany), the Royal Danish Academy of Music (Copenhagen), California Summer Music, the 2013 Society of Composers Inc. (SCI) National Conference, the Manhattan School of Music, the Colorado Composer’s Concert, and various others. He has been composer in residence at the Visby International Centre for Composers (Gotland, Sweden) and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the… more »
Brooklyn, NY – Trish’s work has been performed and developed at Soho Rep, The Cherry Lane, Dixon Place, The 13th Street Theatre, 78th Street Theatre Lab, The Ohio Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, and The New Jersey Rep. Her latest full-length play, HOW TO GET INTO BUILDINGS, was written in the 2011/2012 Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab. Recently, she adapted Shirley Jackson’s novel The Bird’s Nest for the stage, it’s currently titled YOUR PRETTY LITTLE WORLD. Other plays include WELCOME TO THE WHITE ROOM, THE SIGNIFICANCE OF LOUDEN TASER, A GOPHER IN THE NINTH WARD, STRAIGHT ON TIL MORNING (Broadway Play Publishing) and… more »
Hamilton, NY – Dong Li’s honors include Henry Luce Foundation, Vermont Studio Center and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, twice) fellowships as well as the inaugural Edwin Honig Memorial, Kim Ann Arstark Memorial, The William and Alethe Weston Fine Arts poetry awards. Born and raised in the People’s Republic of China, Li has degrees from Deep Springs College and Brown University. He is currently the Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Creative Writing at Colgate University for the academic year 2013-2014. His work has appeared in Conjunctions and comma, poetry.
Brooklyn, NY – Erin is an artist, writer, and art organizer. She received her BA in Art and Environmental Studies from Oberlin College in 2001 and earned her MA through the interdisciplinary Draper Program in Humanities and Social Thought at NYU in 2007. Her thesis on Documenta 11 addressed themes of documentary film, political representation, and difference. Since 2007, she has worked as a curator while continuing to participate in collective artistic and political experiments. She has held positions at PS1/MoMA and the Queens Museum of Art before becoming Gallery Director for 601Artspace in 2009. As an independent curator from… more »