Sanaz Mazinani is an artist whose practice intersects conceptual and formal boundaries of the two dimensional image in response to site, sight and sound. Born in Tehran, Iran, she holds her undergraduate degree from Ontario College of Art & Design University and her MFA from Stanford University.
Stephen Polk is an educator, researcher, and community organizer from Denver, CO. He has been involved in numerous movements and projects, from anti-war organizing to 10 years of collective living, Occupy Denver to food justice and gardening. For his artist-residency with Utopia School and Flux Factory, he is spearheading a Participatory Action Research project that empowers participants to work towards positive change on issues that are important to the group.