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I am an intermedia artist, theorist and educator exploring social change through imagination, collaboration, and emerging media.
Writer, Mathematician, Programmer, Philosophy Nerd, & Experimental Artist
I’m an experimental artist, programmer, and philosophy nerd based in Portland OR. I write, do photography, make music, and just generally try weird things at the intersection of code & art.
Technologist, Metaverse Enthusiast
I am a technologist, 3d artist, and programmer helping to spur the decentralization of the world of digital art and new media. My work explores metaphysical realities-merging arcane and complex thought structures with modern technology.
I am a musician, performer, coder, tape label co-runner, and DIY/independent art enthusiast. Outside of that, I like to read and spend time with my partner along with our cat, Muffin.
Artist, AR creator, Afrofuturist, & Student Doctor
I am a lifelong learner and creator. This path has led me to augmented reality where I empower Black communities to express themselves through creativity, art, and technology. Create and Conquer!
I am a musician and visual artist living and working on stolen Cowlitz land.
Educator, media producer, life-long learner
I spent decades working in broadcast and for-client media production. Encouraging others and sharing what I’ve learned and am still learning in emerging media is what I do now. Open the doors to all!
Musician, multimedia artist, forever on the quest for knowledge.
I am an Oregon based musician and multimedia artist. I strive to create strong bonds with the community through education, practice and performance.
Maker Enthusiast, Electronic Artist
I create hardware applications and explore the cross pollination of the senses through electronic installations. I also create sculptural art with an emphasis on sustainability, and I teach educational workshops about digital technologies.
Musician, Producer, Educator
I am a musician and educator currently residing in Portland, Oregon. I moved here from Tehran, Iran in 2015. I enjoy creating content and teaching people who want to learn what they could do with creative technologies.
I am a writer and student, and I grew up in Portland and SoCal. I enjoy creative writing that allows for exploration of the unorthodox and eccentric. I like to help other young students explore their own creative minds and forge their own paths.
I’m an interdisciplinary artist, ethical hacker, and technologist who loves sound, signals, patterns, and the interplay between organic and inorganic mediums.
Web Admin & STEM Coordinator
I am a maker, educator, & lifelong learner based in Portland, OR, USA. I hold a BS in Mechanical Engineering and try to work at the intersection of art, technology, and community as much as I can.
Musician, Sound Designer, Deep Listener
I am musician and sound designer residing in Portland, Oregon. I primarily work with electronic instruments, my voice, and field recordings. I have been working as a Sonic Arts educator since early 2020 and feel passionate about making music an accessible medium of expression for everyone. I am the co-founder and co-curator of Variform, a sound art and modern composition event organization.