Annie Onyi-Cheung

Annie Onyi Cheung makes performances, videos, and multimedia art objects and installations. She was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Scarborough, a suburb of Toronto. She studied at the University of Toronto and NSCAD University. She currently practices and teaches in Halifax, where she’s lived since 2012.

Website: http://onyi-ajar.com

Onyi-Cheung is an emerging artist from Canada.

Generally looking to collaborate with professionals from disciplines: Gaming, Medicine, Psychology/Mental Health, Electronic Arts, Engineering

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Simon Biggs

Simon Biggs is a media artist, writer and curator working in digital poetics, interactive environments and interdisciplinary research. His work has been widely presented, including Tate, National Film Theatre, ICA London, FACT Liverpool, Ikon Birmingham, Pompidou, Academy de Kunste Berlin, Maxxi Rome, Macau Arts Museum, Walker Art Center, San Francisco Cameraworks, Total Seoul, Art Gallery of New South Wales and Adelaide and Edinburgh Festivals. He has spoken at numerous conferences and universities, including ISEA, ePoetry, SLSA, ELO, and Cambridge, Brown, Cornell, UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara, Paris-8, Sorbonne and Bergen Universities. Publications include Remediating the Social (ed, 2012), Autopoeisis (with James Leach, 2004), Great Wall of China (1999), Halo (1998), Magnet (1997), Book of Shadows (1996). Biggs is Professor of Art, University of South Australia and Honorary Professor, University of Edinburgh.

Website (optional): http://www.littlepig.org.uk

Organization: University of South Australia

Biggs is an established arts professional based in Australia

Generally looking to collaborate with professionals from disciplines: Computer science, engineering, music, dance, literature, science and technology studies, cultural studies, and neuroscience.

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Gema Grueso

Gema Grueso is a new media conservator, trained in conservation and restoration of works of art and with an MA in conservation of contemporary art. Grueso has four years experience in installation, maintenance and production of media installations, providing advice about materials, devices, documentation, installation instructions, maintenance protocols, packing, transport and long term preservation strategies.

Website: http://c-art-a.es

Grueso is an established arts professional with a business based in Spain.

Generally looking to collaborate with professionals from disciplines: Video, film, sound, new media, networked art, installation, performance, and public art.

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Elizabeth Flyntz

Elizabeth Flyntz is a curator, information architect, and experience designer (who sometimes makes art) based in Brooklyn, NY. Her special areas of interest are early video art, experimental documentary, systems-based art, and usability. Flyntz's writing on technology and art, media art history, and interviews with contemporary media artists have been published by Afterimage, The Creators Project, and Intercourse. She studied art and communications at Antioch College, media art at the Media Study Department at SUNY Buffalo, and media art and design at the Bauhaus University Weimar.

Website: http://www.liz.flyntz.net

Flyntz is an established arts professional based in the US.

Generally looking to collaborate with professionals from disciplines: Bio art, media art, and design

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Melanie Wilmink

Melanie Wilmink is a PhD candidate in Art History and Visual Culture at York University (On, Canada), with honours such as the 2014 York University Elia Scholars Award, and a 2015 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship. She completed her MA in Interdisciplinary Visual Arts at the University of Regina (SK, Canada) in 2014, and her BFA in Visual Arts at the University of Calgary (AB, Canada) in 2007. Her dissertation examines the inter-connectivity between spectatorial experience and exhibition spaces, and aims to determine how public art situations act as vehicles for metaphoric and physical transportation. Her ongoing research was developed through her experience as Programming Coordinator for the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers and its $100 Film Festival (an avant-garde Super 8 and 16mm event established in 1992), as well as her independent curating practice.

Website: http://www.mwilmink.wordpress.com

Wilmink is an emerging arts professional based in Canada.

Generally looking to collaborate with professionals from disciplines: Media Art, STEM, Academic, Curating, Public Art

Project Description: I have curated several public media installations including The Situated Cinema project (Pleasure Dome, 2015), and Urbanity on Film (Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers, 2009). I co-edited the anthology Sculpting Cinema (2018), and produce academic writing around expanded cinema, and media installation art. In both of these practices, I am interested in how art creates space for conversation with viewers, and I particularly want to take art out of the usual exhibition venues into unique sites that engage non-traditional audiences. I would love to collaborate with science and business partners, who value art as a different way of thinking through the problems of their fields.

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Laura Simpson

Laura Simpson is interested in artist development, residency programs, writing, commissioning and exhibition making in visual art and performance. She also has a particular interest in artists’ moving image. From an art practice background, she has worked in artists initiatives, a university gallery, with public engagement projects and is currently working on an international residency program in a semi rural area on the east coast of Scotland.

Website: http://Hospitalfield.org.uk

Foundation: Hospitalfield

Simpson is an established based in Scotland

Generally looking to collaborate with professionals from disciplines: visual art, artists moving image, research, curatorial, writing, audio/sound art, residency exchanges, artist development

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