Linda Goode Bryant
An artist, filmmaker, and Founder and President of Project EATS–a living installation transforming vacant lots and rooftops into neighborhood-based farms catalyzing creativity and cultivating greater food sovereignty across New York City. She is also the Founder of Just Above Midtown gallery–a laboratory that foregrounded the work of African American artists between 1974–1986. She won a Peabody Award for the film Flag Wars (2003) and in 2020, she was a recipient of an Anonymous Was a Woman Award and a United States Artists Berresford Prize. She is a former Guggenheim Fellow. In 2021, Goode-Bryant created the installation “Are We Really That Different” in collaboration with architect Liz Diller for the exhibition, Social Works, at Gagosian Gallery (NY). In 2022 she was lead faculty for the RAW Material Academy Session 9 and Exhibition, in collaboration with the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Philadelphia. She worked in collaboration with Thomas J. Lax, Curator and Lilia Rocio Taboada, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Media and Performance, in organizing the Just Above Midtown: Changing Spaces exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, October 2022 – February 2023.
An artist and educator whose research centers emerging technologies, documentary practices, and social collaboration toward equitable social and technological ecosystems. She is interested in exploring the intersections of love and data, stories that uphold and challenge the status quo, and technologies that prioritize societal care. Her work in AI and other mediums uses emerging technologies and social collaboration to work toward technological ecosystems based on care and social equity. Dinkins’ experiences with and explorations in artificial intelligence have led to a deep interest in how algorithmic systems impact communities of color in particular and all of our futures more generally. Dinkins’ experiments with AI have led full circle to recognize the stories, myths, and cultural perspectives, aka data, that we hold and share form and inform society and have done so for millennia. She has concluded that our stories are our algorithms.Dinkins exhibits and publicly advocates for inclusive AI internationally. In 2023 Dinkins was named an influencer on Time Magazine’s list of The 100 Most Influential People in AI. She is the inaugural recipient of the LG-Guggenhiem Award for artists working at the intersection of art and technology. She is a Sundance Artist of Practice Fellow (2021/22), a United States Artist Fellow (2021), and a Knight Arts & Tech Fellow(2021), Lucas Artists Fellow in Visual Arts at Montalvo Art Center, CA (2019- 2022). Her work has also been generously supported by Onassis Foundation (2021), Nokia Bell Labs (2019- 2021), Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, FaceBook (META) FAIR (2021 – 2022), Creative Capital (2019), Soros Equality Fellowship (2018), Data and Society Research Institute Fellowship (2018), Sundance New Frontiers Story Lab, Eyebeam, Pioneer Works Tech Lab, A Blade of Grass, NEW INC, Blue Mountain Center, The Laundromat Project; Santa Fe Art Institute and Art/Omi. Wired, Art In America, Artsy, Art21, Hyperallergic, the BBC, The Nod Podcast, Rightclicksave.com, and a host of popular podcasts and online publications have highlighted Dinkins’ art and ideas.
An artist who makes body-based work. She is a land and water protector and an organizer for justice, sovereignty and well-being. A Bessie Award-winning choreographer, Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of the Doris Duke Artist Award, she is based in Lenapehoking / New York City. Emily is of the Yup’ik Nation, and since 1998 has created work that considers the experience of sensing and seeing performance. Her dances function as portals and care processions, they engage audienceship within and through space, time, and environment- interacting with a place’s architecture, peoples, history and role in building futures. Emily is trying to make a world where performance is part of life; where performance is an integral connection to each other, our environment, our stories, our past, present and future.
Emily hosts monthly ceremonial fires on Mannahatta in partnership with Abrons Arts Center and Karyn Recollet. She was the Pueblo Opera Cultural Council Diplomat at Santa Fe Opera 2018-2020, and a lead organizer of First Nations Dialogues. She was a co-compiler of the documents, Creating New Futures: Guidelines for Ethics and Equity in the Performing Arts and Notes for Equitable Funding, was a member of Creative Time’s inaugural Think Tank, and serves as a co-lead consortium member for First Nations Performing Arts.
Combining sculpture, painting, performative acts, and installation, rooted in activism and healing, Guadalupe Maravilla’s (b. 1976) work draws from diverse visual cultures and is autobiographical, touching on his undocumented migration to the United States during the Salvadoran Civil War. Across various media, Maravilla explores the physical impact of systemic immigrant abuse on the body, reflecting his own battle with cancer. He holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and an MFA from Hunter College, New York. His pieces are in the permanent collections of major institutions worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, and more. Maravilla has garnered numerous awards and fellowships, such as a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and Soros Fellowship. He has exhibited solo shows at prestigious venues and participated in group exhibitions internationally. Currently, you can view his solo exhibition “Guadalupe Maravilla: Mariposa Relámpago” at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston’s Watershed until September 4, 2023. In the coming months, his work will be featured in the 12th Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art and the 35th Bienal De São Paulo.
An artist based in New York. He has an upcoming mid-career survey exhibition at Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) in 2024. He presented survey exhibitions at Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá (MAMBO) (2023) and the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus (2022). His work was included in Signals: How Video Transformed the World at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York (2023) the 58th Carnegie International (2022), Film at Lincoln Center’s Art of the Real (2021), and the 11th Berlin Biennale (2020). His work is in the permanent collections of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Guggenheim Museum, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, amongst many others. He was a Penn Mellon Just Futures Initiative Grant grantee (2023), a Rockefeller Brothers Fund Grant grantee (2019), was awarded The Vilcek Foundation Prize for Creative Promise (2017), The PinchukArtCentre’s Future Generation Art Prize (2014), and a Guggenheim fellowship (2008). He is an associate professor of Interdisciplinary Practice in Fine Arts at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.