Joelle Fleurantin is an artist and researcher in a committed relationship with her computer. Her work explores this often functional, sometimes dysfunctional union. Joelle received a Master's from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University and and studied art history and film at Yale University and Brooklyn College respectively.
Gil Lopez is an urban farmer, eco-educator, landscape designer/installer and direct action crafter. Since moving to NYC in 2010, he has become a thought leader in productive landscapes, reclaiming the commons and rebuilding our food systems. He is currently co-creating Smiling Hogshead Ranch and working at Greening the Queens Library. Keep up with Gil at his blog: http://verdantcities.