Meet the Team

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Amelia Brod

is a curator and capacity builder based in Brooklyn, NY, who focuses on interdisciplinary practice, movement, and social justice. She is also the Development Manager at The Laundromat Project and has previously worked at Kickstarter and in curatorial and education departments at SculptureCenter, Creative Time, and The Wassaic Project. Her independent projects including Order My Steps at BKSD, Forget How to Read at EM Wolfman, and Martin Wong: Painting is Forbidden at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art. Recent writing includes, On community, protest, and public space for The Creative Independent. She holds an MA in Curatorial Practice from the California College of the Arts and a BA in American Studies from The University of Sussex, Brighton.

Addy Rabinovitch

is an artist, arts administrator, and editor living and working in Long Beach, CA. She is interested in invisible systems and the sci-fi tropes of apocalypse and imitation. In 2015, she co-founded CTRL+SHFT Collective, a gallery and studio space in Oakland, CA for female-identifying and nonbinary artists. She currently works as managing editor and operations manager for Art Practical, an online arts media organization, and as project manager and editor for X Artists' Books (XAB), an LA-based publisher focused on thoughtful and artist-centered books. Her most recent editorial project with XAB is Oracular Transmissions, a playful re-presentation of three collaborative artworks by Etel Adnan and Lynn Marie Kirby. She has also worked on texts for the Wattis Institute and California College of the Arts.

Rosana Liang

is a visual artist and software engineer currently working at Vimeo. She has previously worked at Kickstarter and as a visual arts adjunct professor at The College of New Jersey. Liang’s practice utilizes the body, and its relation to technology, as a way of focusing on connection and interdependence. Her recent work engages with systems and rules as a framework for her performances. Liang is a MFA Photography and Related Media graduate from Parsons School of Design, The New School and holds BAs in Fine Art and Communication Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Liang was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

Tanya Gayer

is a curator and writer based in Oakland, CA. Her curatorial projects and research examine history-making processes embedded in archives, databases, governmental assimilation efforts, and algorithmic categorizations. She studies the records and stories involved with these institutions to realize the impact they have in forming identity and culture. Her curatorial projects have been exhibited at Root Division, Hubbell Street Galleries, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, The Internet Archive, Gray Area, CTRL + SHFT, and Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art. She has been in residence at Wassaic Project, Picture Berlin, and Signal Culture. Her writing has been published in Daily Serving, and in exhibition catalogs associated with CULT Exhibitions, Embark Gallery, Holland Project, Pro Arts, and Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art. Gayer received her dual masters degree in Curatorial Practice and Visual + Critical Studies from California College of the Arts. She is currently the Exhibition Coordinator at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Gayer is a co-founder to TBD Salon but is no longer actively participating.

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