Kalina Nedelcheva is a multi-media artist-researcher, emerging curator, and musician, based in Tkaronto, Canada. With an MFA in Criticism & Curatorial Practice from OCAD University, she explores the ways in which human consciousness engages in the process of meaning-making.Find out more
Emma Steen is a freelance curator and writer, as well as the Director of Membership for the Indigenous Curatorial Collective. Her area of interest lies in art that explores intimacies, bodies, and gathering with anti-colonial intention. Her background also includes extensive work in community arts organizing, arts administration, and supporting methods of institutional accountability.
As a writer Emma has contributed to many arts & culture publications and art galleries. In 2020 she was awarded OCAD’s Outstanding Master’s Thesis/MRP Writing Awards for her paper, “Why the 90s Were so Sexy: locating sexuality, pleasure and desire in work produced by Indigenous women identified artists during the 1990s and early 2000s in Canada.”
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Amin Alsaden is a curator, scholar, and educator whose work focuses on transnational exchanges of ideas and expertise across cultural boundaries. His curatorial practice is committed to advancing social justice through the arts, and to disseminating inclusive narratives that expand existing canons and challenge hegemonic epistemological and power structures. His research explores modern and contemporary art and architecture, particularly in the Global South.Find out more
Eric Chengyang is a Toronto-based interdisciplinary artist of Chinese-Canadian background. They works in the hybrid of traditional, digital, and ephemeral mediums: including painting, photography, time-based media, installation, and design. By integrating research with experimental, hybrid art forms, Eric explores themes of symbiotic duality and paradox. In particular, their recent works examine the intersections and proximity between the East and the West, while challenging the conventional notion of the West versus the East or the East-West dichotomy.Find out more