Dread Scott Dread Scott makes revolutionary art to propel history forward. He works in a range of media including installation, photography, screen printing, video and performance. In 1989, his artwork What Is the Proper Way to Display a U.S. Flag? became the center of controversy over its use of the American flag.
Renee Tajima PeñaRenee Tajima-Peña is an Academy-award nominated filmmaker, who has become a chronicler of the American scene with her documentary films Who Killed Vincent Chin?, and My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha.
li thi diemlî thi diem thúy is an award-winning poet, novelist, and performer. Born in southern Vietnam and raised in southern California, she often explores in her work the role of the body as the site of memory.
Lourdes PortilloBorn in Chihuahua, Mexico, and raised in Los Angeles, Lourdes Portillo has been making award-winning films about Latin American, Mexican, and Chicano/a experiences and social justice issues for nearly thirty years.
Jill TogawaJill Guillermo-Togawa is a native of Hawai`i whose career as a dancer, choreographer, artistic director, and arts administrator spans more than three decades.
Paromita VohraParomita Vohra is a filmmaker, writer, and media activist. As a founding member of A Woman's Place Project, an international collective of women using media for social change, she has coordinated a two-year exchange project between teen girls in Bombay and New York.
Lisa WolpeLisa Wolpe is an actress, director, teacher, and producer. She is also the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company, an award-winning all-female, multi-cultural theater company that she founded in 1993.
Nancy SchwartzmanNancy Schwartzman is a filmmaker, writer and activist working for over thirteen years to create community solutions to combat sexual violence and promote public debate.
Brett CookBrett Cook integrates his diverse training in art, education, social sciences, and contemplative traditions to create a spectrum of objects and experiences that transcend classification in any singular discipline. His public works have been executed widely across the United States and internationally.