Rita Bullwinkel is the author of the story collection Belly Up. Her writing has been published in Tin House, Conjunctions, BOMB, Vice, NOON, and Guernica. She is a recipient of grants and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Brown University, Vanderbilt University, Hawthornden Castle, and The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation. Both her fiction and her translation have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes. She is an Editor at Large for McSweeney's. She lives in San Francisco.
Multidisciplinary designer and art director based in San Francisco, California. My work draws from a diverse group of clientele stemming from the commercial and cultural fields taking the form of national campaigns, brand identities, art direction, typography, and design systems. Inspired by contemporary culture, technology, and art; I strive to connect audiences through clear and concise communication rooted in experimentation, narrative, and visual form.
Michael Gillette is a British born San Francisco based artist, who has spent the last 20 years translating the visceral thrill of music in to arresting images. He has been sought out by many including Beck, The Beastie Boys, MGMT and Paul McCartney. He is currently working on a Monograph "Drawn in Stereo " to be published in 2012.
Kyle Kim is a San Francisco based fine art landscape photographer from South Korea who conveys uncommon beauty through his images. He prefers to observe and understand how the landscape interacts with both emotion and light.
As a photographer, he works tirelessly to push beyond the limitations of exposure time and aperture width, in order to shine light into dark places. The emotions that he is trying to evoke meaningful. Photography is the tool he uses to communicate these feelings.
Jenny Odell is a Bay Area native/captive who makes art from Google satellite imagery. (Portentiously, Odell was born not 6 miles from where the Google Headquarters would eventually be.) Her work attempts to bring into focus the specificity and fragility of human existence by cataloguing its structures: swimming pools, parking lots, billboards, etc.
Her work has been featured at the Google Headquarters and Les Rencontres D'Arles in France, as well as on the NPR Picture Show, Rhizome, Gizmodo, ESPN Magazine, Die Zeit, NEON Magazine, Elephant Magazine, and most bizarrely, a Belgian TV guide that came in the mail with an assortment of gorilla stickers.