Michelle Gu is a creative in photography and videography. She uses lens-based mediums to produce content for dancers, athletes, writers, and anyone with a story to tell. Currently, she does freelance work in video editing and is actively seeking opportunities to work collaboratively with artists of different mediums. Inspirations come from everywhere for Michelle. Finding beauty in the mundane is art. In different corners of the Internet, she photographs, films, and writes. The longer version of Michelle’s story can be found on her website: www.michelleneous.com.
Michelle is working on Traces.
Meagan Veneracion was born in Philippines and moved to Canada at the age of 4. She is currently in her third year studying film production at York University and working with the organization MICH collaborating with indigenous artists as a video editor. Besides working on films, Meagan also practices other creative forms including photography, illustrating and graphic motions. Learn more about her: https://meaganveneracion.carbonmade.com
Meagan is working on Traces.
In 2017, the incubator hosted a digital anthology series: Diasporasian Mythologies, funded by Arts Starts, Platform A.
Participating artists included:
Rudrapriya Rathore, Christie Wong, Wenting Li, Haaris Qadri, Kim Nguyen, Vincent Yung, Sana Saleem, Ru Yap, Mirae Lee, Rachel Chow, Jennilee Austria, Peter Ko, Luyos Marycarl, Amanda Low, Vicky Wang, Jody Chan, Anda Zeng, Rain Chan, Jennifer Su, and John Smith.
Born in Singapore, and raised in three different cities, Jasmine is a freelancer currently living in Toronto, working in decolonization. She is an MA in English, Diaspora and Transnational Studies, and published her first chapbook, boke, through wordsonpages press.
You can find her poetry in publications like Softblow, Panorama Journal, ricepaper, Hart House Review, Acta Victoriana, and (parenthetical).
You can find her writing at jaziimun.com.
Peter was born and raised in and around the city of Toronto having grown up in a home surrounded by music. His first instrument was the pots and pans played with chopsticks. After realizing his passion for noise, his parents set him on the course to fall in love with music. Since then, he’s picked up guitar, bass, drums, piano and pretty much anything he wants to learn.
Follow Peter on Bandcamp and Soundcloud (coming soon!!)
Peter worked on A Crown of Little Sounds EP.
Naomi Cui is a jack of all trades, master of none. She has a degree in Computer Science and Linguistics from the University of Toronto and can usually be found at the intersections of art, technology, language, and design. You might be able to see what she’s up to at www.nowme.ca, but no guarantees.
Naomi worked on Chicken Soup and Goji Berries.
Abby Ho is currently studying Cross-Disciplinary: Life Studies at OCADU. Frequently trying to turn her visual thoughts into visual art, her work seeks to question how our identities are formed. Although drawing and painting are her main methods of expression, Abby likes to work in installation art to allow the viewer to also participate in the work. She wears mostly monochrome, but her work is often much more colourful.
You can view her work at abby-ho.com.
Abby worked on Broken Dialogue.
Rachel Wada is an interdisciplinary artist completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration Degree at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. She utilizes drawing and painting as a mode of visual problem solving and self-expression. Besides honing her artistic practice, you can find her playing music too loud, eating too much, and not sleeping enough.
You can view her work at rwillustrations.com.
Rachel worked on Broken Dialogue.
b. 1990 – Ontario, Canada
Virakone Sonethasack is a Toronto based artist working primarily in printmaking, specializing in screenprinting and lithography. He also works with photography and video.
Virakone worked on Broken Dialogue.
Andrew is an aspiring architect who is in love with art, design and photography, based in Toronto, Canada. He currently attends the University of Toronto as a double major in Architectural Studies and Visual Studies. If he is not in the studio, he is either out taking photos, drawing or eating.
You can view his work at andrewkeung.com.
Andrew worked on lov(e)scapes.
Grace is a political science student from Toronto, Canada. On her daily commute (to and from the dreaded suburbs) she dreams in immaculate detail while maintaining her love for minimalism. Currently, she is learning when it is okay to insert sassy commentary and when she should keep her sass to herself.
You can view her work at thebaoface.com.
Grace worked on lost wor(l)ds.
Chloe is an architecture student currently based in Toronto, Canada. Other than always dreaming of Japan and admiring its minimalism, she is constantly in search of defining her own aesthetic and taking pictures of everything around her [food, people, blooming teas…].
Chloe worked on lost wor(l)ds.