Janine El Khawand is a cultural organizer, illustrator, educator & activist based in Beirut, Lebanon. She is the co-founder of Space27- a feminist artist-run space & collaborative work studio that aims to challenge who gets to have a voice in the art world, working towards a more diverse and inclusive art scene.
Joelle Fleurantin is an artist and researcher in a committed relationship with her computer. Her work explores this often functional, sometimes dysfunctional union. At Flux, she will continue her current project, Patchworked Venus, a body created to examine how computing has given birth to a new form of sexual intimacy. She has presented her work at the NYC Media Lab Summit, Facets Conference, and Mozilla Festival. Joelle received a Master’s from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University and studied art history and film at Yale University and Brooklyn College respectively.