Gezi Cao is a writer and artist based in NYC. Her work spans a broad array of media—text, animation, water color, oil painting, and ceramic—that focuses on one central theme: the different ways that people experience loneliness.
Will Owen is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily with design, interactive media, sound, and food. Originally from western North Carolina, Will is currently based in New York and Philadelphia. He is a member of the artist run gallery Little Berlin in Philadelphia.
In recent years Will has exhibited in both formal art settings and in more DIY type locations around the world including: the original site of the Black Mountain College; a parking lot in St. Petersburg, Russia; ARoS Museum in Aarus, Denmark; SMK Friday event at the Statens Museet før Kunst in Copenhagen, Denmark; Flux Factory NYC; Philadelphia Water Works Museum; The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines in St. Petersburg, Russia; The Dome of Visions in Copenhagen, Denmark; A parking garage in Baltimore for Artscape; Museum of the Moving Image in NYC, and Little Berlin in Philadelphia.
He was included in a 2014 Harvard peer-reviewed study of the “most memorable data visualizations” regarding his graphic design work for the international medical humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders.