Maryam Ivette Parhizkar is a writer, musician, and scholar interested in sound, resonance, migration, family myths, and finding ways to use them to work through the constraints of the English language. Part of the editorial collective of Litmus Press, she is the author of two chapbooks: Pull: a ballad (The Operating System, 2014) and As for the future (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2016).
Audra Wolowiec is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Through sculpture, installation, text and performance, she makes conceptually driven work with an emphasis on sound and the material qualities of language. She received a BFA from the University of Michigan and MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work has been shown at Magnan-Metz, Reverse, Art in General, Socrates Sculpture Park, MOMA P.S.1 and the Center for Performance Research. She has been an artist in residence at Bemis Center for Contemporary Art and the Physics Department at the University of Oregon. Her work has been featured in Time Out NY, The Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, PennSound, andthresholds (MIT Dept of Architecture). She holds teaching positions at Parsons, The New School for Design, SUNY Purchase, and Dia:Beacon.