Rajpreet is currently based in Tkaronto and is finishing her studies in international development and geography at the University of Toronto. She has just returned from a placement year in Kathmandu, and is engaging with alternative and social mapping as a research practice. She is currently a research and outreach assistant working on developing a resourcebank about feminist pedagogy for online learning, and a research assistant for archiving materials on colonial land ownership.
Rebecca Sweets is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist, troublemaker, and doll collector. Through investigative, immersive, and dialectical processes, her mediums combine tangible, performative, and interactive storytelling. Her practice involves themes of virtual intimacy, slow web/slow art and vulnerability as power. You can find her at rebeccasweets.com.
Nostalgic by nature, Shirley loves telling stories. As an actor, Shirley endeavours to amplify the presence of women of colour in theatre and other performance spaces. Also an avid writer, Shirley is drawn to the curiosities and novelties of languages. Her writing has been published by Skin Deep Magazine, based in London, UK. Shirley works in experiential education, lives a low-consumption, low-waste, and local-first lifestyle in Ottawa, and spends her time thinking about the intersections of culture, privilege, environmentalism, and food.
Darian Razdar is a queer iranian-american-canadian calling Toronto home since 2018. He is a writer, researcher, and activist with background in everything from community agriculture to arts organizing. Recently graduated from the University of Toronto Department of Geography & Planning, Darian is currently a core team member of Brick & Glitter and is a founding collaborator at reflex urbanism, a studio at the intersection of engagement, research, and organizing.