Suzanne Morrissette

Suzanne Morrissette is a Metis artist, curator, and writer from Winnipeg. She received a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art & Design in 2009 and an MFA in Criticism and Curatorial Practice from OCAD University in 2011. In 2017 Morrissette completed her PhD in Social and Political Thought at York University, which took an interdisciplinary approach to probe the historical lineage behind contemporary perceptions of Indigenous political knowledge in mainstream North American society, particularly those which characterize resistance to state powers as aggressive or anti-progress.

James P. Miller

James Miller graduates with a PhD in Sustainable Architecture this September from the University of Oregon. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon, which focused on the role of traditional settlement patterns in post-disaster Haiti and has a has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame with a certificate in social entrepreneurship. Miller has a strong commitment to, and experience in, social justice in architecture.

Haru Hyunkyung Ji

Haru Ji is a media artist and researcher exploring the subject of life in art through Artificial Life Worldmaking: a form of computational generative art creating and evolving virtual ecosystems as immersive environments. She holds a Ph.D. in Media Arts and Technology from the University of California Santa Barbara and is an assistant professor in DPXA & the Digital Futures program at the Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto, Canada.

Alexis Morris

Dr. Morris is an assistant professor in the Digital Futures program at OCAD University, and the Canada Research Chair Nominee in the Internet of Things (2018).

Cindy Poremba

Cindy Poremba is a digital media researcher, gamemaker and curator. She is an Assistant Professor (Digital Entertainment), at OCAD University.

Sowmya Somanath

I am a Computer Scientist specializing in Human-Computer Interaction. I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Design at OCAD University and lead the Interactive Futures Lab.

Alison Judd

Alison Judd's practice is rooted in printmaking at the intersection of print, sculpture and language. She holds an Interdisciplinary diploma from the Ontario College of Art, a BFA in Printmaking from Concordia University and completed her Masters of Fine Art in Print Media from York University. Alison Judd has exhibited work in Canada, the U.S., Cuba and Germany. She has been the recipient of awards and grants from Open Studio, (Toronto) the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Ontario Arts Council.