John Priestley (johnpriestley.net) is a musician, educational software developer (VCU School of Medicine), and graduate of the VCU Media Art & Text interdisciplinary PhD program, having completed a dissertation on generative music.
Salvador is a research fellow at the University of Richmond in American Studies. His interests include experimental sound, transactive memory, digital archives, documentary, performance studies, globalization and decolonial thought. His current work looks at questions of place and belonging in the post-NAFTA border zones of the new American South.
danah bella is a dancer, choreographer and teacher. She is the director of d a n a h b e l l a danceworks, a modern dance company based in Southwest Virginia. Her choreography has been performed in venues nationally and internationally since 2002.
Liz Canfield is a sound artist, zine maker, teacher and organizer. She is on faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies and has presented work nationally and internationally. Liz is interested in questions of radical pedagogy, transformative technologies, decolonial queer epistemologies, visual culture and emancipatory ontologies of self and community.