+Đồng Hà Nhuận
Đồng Hà Nhuận (Ha Nhuan Dong) (he/him) is a cultural writer and critical learner whose main concerns seep through critical theories, contemporary arts, cultural phenomena, environmental issues, and ethnic tensions. Born, raised, and formerly based in Hồ Chí Minh city, Việt Nam, he is currently residing on unceded Indigenous land that is Tiohtià:ke (Montréal), Canada, to pursue his education. His research tracks the spontaneous developments of contemporary art in Việt Nam and its diasporas as well as the academic discourse on the subject. His writing has appeared on Art Republik Vietnam, Saigoneer, Matca, Hanoi Grapevine, and elsewhere.
Vasuki Shanmuganathan (she/her) is an artist, researcher, and educator. Her emerging art and curatorial practice engages with archives of the mundane, migration, and symbiotic forms of connections to trace the material and immaterial borders of the digital sphere. In 2016, she founded the Tamil Archive Project (TAP) artist collective. She has curated group exhibitions at The Public Gallery, Scarborough Arts, Make Room, and Lakeshore Arts. Currently, she is part of the AR Knot (DARC Ottawa) and Hypercity (LongWinterTO) residency with upcoming AR work on silence, remembrance, and surveillance. Vasuki holds a PhD from the University of Toronto.
Jennifer Griffiths received a PhD in Art History from Bryn Mawr College and currently works in Cortona, Italy as the Art Historian and Academic Coordinator for the University of Georgia program there. Her peer-reviewed articles on women, gender and art have appeared in Design Culture, Woman’s Art Journal, Women’s Studies Quarterly, International Yearbook of Futurism Studies and elsewhere. Her editorials, book, and exhibition reviews have appeared in Art Journal, Forum Italicum, Journal of Modern Italian Studies, Modern Italy, and Esse arts + opinions. She is currently writing a monograph on Futurist painter Marisa Mori.
Chourouq Nasri is an associate professor in the department of English Studies at Mohammed Premier University – Oujda, Morocco. She has authored numerous publications on topics related to literature, media, and visual culture. Her recent publications include, as co-editor, North African Women after the Arab Spring: In the Eye of the Storm, and as editor, the first issue of Ikhtilaf, Journal of Critical Humanities and Social Studies, and Questions de genre: Etudes des inégalités Hommes-Femmes au Maroc. Besides her academic interests, Chourouq Nasri has also an informal background in art, theatre, and creative writing. She has also translated a poetry collection from Arabic into English (I am Many by Moroccan haiku poet, Sameh Derouich) and has recently started publishing short stories in anthologies and magazines.
Margaryta Golovchenko is a settler-immigrant, poet, critic, and academic based in Tkaronto/Toronto, Treaty 13 and Williams Treaty territory, Canada. She is currently completing an MA in art history and curatorial studies at York University.
+Danielle Taschereau Mamers
Danielle Taschereau Mamers is a settler writer and researcher living in Toronto. She has a particular interest in artists’ remediations, reinterpretations, and refusals of political and bureaucratic documents. Her scholarly writing, cultural criticism, a series of hand-drawn pedagogy zines are collected at www.dtmwrites.com.
Anna Mirzayan is an arts writer, poet, researcher and doctoral candidate in Theory and Criticism. She is currently based in Pittsburgh, where she is the editor-in-chief of the Bunker Review at Bunker Projects. Her poetry chapbook, Donkey-girl and Other Hybrids, was published in 2021 by Really Serious Literature. You can find some of her work at art-agenda, Square Cylinder, and Femme Art Review or find her on instagram @brekekexkoax.
+Ignazio Colt Nicastro
Ignazio Colt Nicastro is a contemporary fine art curator and writer with over four years of professional experience curating digital and physical exhibitions. The forefront of his curatorial practice specializes on theories relating to the exploration of intersectional identities. As a queer man, he engages with theories of identity as a self-reflective process to document different stages and interpretations of one’s self-perception and the perception that the world may have about them. More recently, Nicastro founded IC Contemporary, an online digital art gallery dedicated to serving emerging artists, and has also published his debut novel: The Trials of Salahan. Headshot by Alkarim Jadavji.