Kristine Stiles

Dr. Kristine Stiles is Distinguished Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University. She holds an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Dartington College of Arts/University of Plymouth, England. She specializes in art-ists’ writings, global contemporary and experimental art, and trauma studies. She has authored over 100 articles, and her books include Concerning […]

Rachel Adams

Rachel Adams is the Chief Curator and Director of Programs at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Past curatorial appointments include Senior Curator at UB Art Galleries, Curator-in-Residence at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center and Associate Curator at Arthouse at the Jones Center (now The Contemporary Austin). Adams holds an MA in Exhibition and Museum Studies […]

Dr. Seema Yasmin

Seema Yasmin is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, medical doctor, professor and author. She is director of the Stanford Health Communication Initiative,  clinical assistant professor in Stanford University’s Department of Medicine, and visiting professor at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA where she teaches crisis management and communications. Yasmin was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize […]

Susan Louise Aberth

Susan L. Aberth is the Edith C. Blum Professor of the Art History and Visual Culture Program at Bard College. She received her M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. In addition to her 2004 book Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy […]

Jeffrey Say

Jeffrey Say is an art historian specialising in Singapore and Southeast Asian art history. An author of numerous essays on art, his seminal co-edited work Histories, Practices, Interventions: A Reader in Singapore Contemporary Art (2016) remains a critical anthology for researchers, curators and students on Singapore art to date. Importantly, Say undertook pioneering research and […]

Ali LeRoi

Ali LeRoi is an Award-winning writer/director/producer best known for his work on the critically acclaimed series, CW’s “Everybody Hates Chris”, TBS “Are We There Yet?” and the breakout Hit for STARZ, “Survivor’s Remorse”. Ali has five Emmy nominations as well as one win, he’s a two-time winner and five-time nominee for NAACP Image Awards, as well as […]

Fernando Martín Velazco

Fernando Martín Velazco is a Mexican writer, theorist, and multidisciplinary researcher. His work focuses on the field of expanded arts and performative literature. Since 2015, he is the captain and founder of the Stultifera Navis Institutom, an organization dedicated to the artistic, scientific, and humanistic research through creative expeditions. In 2017 he started the cycle […]

Caren Beilin

Caren Beilin is the author of a nonfiction book on gendered medical gaslighting, Blackfishing the IUD (Wolfman Books, 2019), a memoir, SPAIN (Rescue Press, 2018), and a novel, The University of Pennsylvania (Noemi Press, 2014). Her writing can be found in Fence, LA Review of Books, Territory, and New Life Quarterly. She teaches creative writing […]

Milica Pekic

Milica Pekić, PhD, art historian and curator from Belgrade. She graduated and received her PhD at The History of Modern Art department at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. In her research she is focusing on confrontational artistic practices as well as on alternative forms of collective authorships, institutional transformation and potential of interdisciplinary approach […]

Andrea Lawlor

Andrea Lawlor teaches writing at Mount Holyoke College and is a 2020 Whiting Award winner. They have been awarded fellowships by Lambda Literary and Radar Labs, and their writing has appeared in journals such as Ploughshares, Mutha, the Millions, jubilat, the Brooklyn Rail, Faggot Dinosaur, and Encyclopedia, Vol. II. Publications include a chapbook, Position Papers […]