ARTISTS & CONTRIBUTORS
Adam Green is a visual artist, poet, musician and filmmaker. His paintings and sculptures have been shown in exhibitions in America, Asia and Europe. Among them a solo exhibition in 2016 at the Fondation Beyeler Museum in Basel/Switzerland. Green has published a bilingual book of poetry with Suhrkamp Verlag.Dorian Sari (born 1989 in Izmir, Turkey), lives and works in Basel and Geneva, Switzerland. After studying political sciences and languages at Paris Sorbonne and Naples, he studied visual arts at HEAD Geneva and completed a Master in Visual Arts at Institut Kunst in Basel. He has shown his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Switzerland and abroad. Claire Hoffmann (born 1985 in Basel, Switzerland) is the head of programming for the visual arts, design and architecture at the Centre culturel suisse in Paris. After studying art history and English literature at the University of Basel, she was involved in several renowned institutions [...] and gained her experience in exhibition programming with international projects and in the independent scene, for instance, with the nomadic project deuxpiece. Contribution for ‘La Parade de l’aveuglement’ (2020).(Source Pro Helvetia) Clara Schulmann is an art critic. Contribution for ‘La Parade de l’aveuglement’ (2020). Darren Bader lives and works in New York and in transit. Contribution for The Dinner Party (2019).
Lauren Groff is the author of three novels, The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and Fates and Furies, and the short story collections Delicate Edible Birds and Florida. Her work has been featured in the New Yorker, Harper’s, The Atlantic, and several Best American Short Stories anthologies. She has been a Guggenheim and Radcliffe Fellow, was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Writers, has won the Story Prize, and has been a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kirkus Prize. Contribution for The Dinner Party (2019).
Austin Lee is a New York based artist. He has had solo shows at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, Peres Projects, KaiKai Kiki Gallery, Carl Kostyal and Postmasters. Contribution for The Dinner Party (2019).
Carmen Maria Machado’s debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was the winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction and a finalist for the National Book Award. Contribution for The Dinner Party (2019).
Nick Mulgrew was born in Durban, South Africa in 1990. He is the author of three books, most recently The First Law of Sadness, which won the 2018 Nadine Gordimer Award. He lives in Cape Town. Contribution for The Dinner Party (2019).
Legion Seven is an artist whose work is an erratic vehicle on a splendid path. Dream mythology, children’s logic, detailed escapism, and the manipulation of biblical imagery are some of the influences that help design the strange tapestries of story-telling we experience from Seven today. Contribution for The Dinner Party (2019).
Kati Gegenheimer is a left-handed Sagittarius artist. She received her MFA in Painting & Printmaking at Yale School of Art in 2013 and a BFA in Printmaking & Art History from Tyler School of Art in 2007. Kati was appointed lecturer in Painting & Printmaking at Yale in 2016 and has served as Assistant Director and Painting Faculty at Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art since 2016. Kati is also the Programs Manager at the new Yale Center for Collaborative Arts and Media! Recent exhibitions include: “Sick Painters” at Ms Barbers, (Los Angeles, CA); “Pleasure Quest” at SAD Gallery, (Seattle, WA); “Post-Apologetic” at Automat, (Philadelphia, PA); “The Midnight Sun” at Ms Barbers, (Los Angeles, CA); and “Oracle” at Trestle Projects (Brooklyn, NY). Gegenheimer has also worked on collaborative pop-up shows in New York City, including the curation of “SUPERFOG” (2013), and Bomb Pop-Up Productions (ongoing). Contribution for Spheres Austin Lee (2015/2017)
Joel Holmberg lives and works in Los Angeles. He has previously exhibited at the New Museum in New York, the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Cleopatra’s in Brooklyn, Foxy Production in New York, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, Outpost in Norwich (UK), The Museum of the Moving Image in New York, The Kettles Yard in Cambridge (UK), W139 in Amsterdam (NL), The Sundance Film Festival in Park City and Espace Gantner in Belfort (FR). Recent solo shows include “Witness” at Harmony Murphy Gallery in Los Angeles and “You Line” at American Contemporary in New York. He is a founding member of the web based collective Nasty Nets and studied at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA and Yale University, New Haven, CT. Contribution for Spheres Austin Lee (2015/2017)
Benedikt Wyss is a freelance curator based in Basel, Switzerland. Contribution for Spheres Austin Lee (2015/2017)
Joël Vacheron is a writer based in London. He teaches in the Visual Communication Department at ECAL (University of Art and Design Lausanne). Contribution for Melanie Bonajo’s “In what Spheres do we live in?” (2012)
Jaimey Hamilton is a contemporary art critic, historian, theorist, and assistant professor at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. She has published in Art Journal, October, and In_Visible Culture. Her book, Uncommon Goods: Global Dimensions of the Readymade (Intellect Press) will come out Fall 2012. She also directs Intersections, The Visiting Artist, and Scholar Program for the Art and Art History Department and co-directs [OFF] hrs / creative, a pop-up arts and culture space in Honolulu. Contribution for Melanie Bonajo’s “In what Spheres do we live in?” (2012)
Annelies Bijvelds studied Cultural Analysis research at the University of Amsterdam, she worked on a thesis on the merging of porn, art, and feminist activism. Contribution for Melanie Bonajo’s “In what Spheres do we live in?” (2012)
Geraldine Tedder is an art historian and freelance curator based in Zurich. Contribution for Melanie Bonajo’s “In what Spheres do we live in?” (2012)