Cara Benedetto is an artist and writer. She has presented solo exhibitions at Night Gallery, Los Angeles; and Chapter, NY, and has held performances at NAVEL, Los Angeles; the Cressman Center for the Visual Arts, Hite Art Institute, Louisville, KY; and the Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland. Her work has been highlighted in exhibitions at MOCA, Cleveland; Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; and Metro Pictures, NY, among others. Benedetto received her MFA at Columbia University, NY. She was a writer in residence at Callie’s Residency in 2023. She was a Rome Prize VCU Affiliate Fellow in 2021. She was a fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart and recipient of a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant in 2014. She is the author of four experimental novels, Mask of the Red Death at UDC (forthcoming), Origin of Love and Other Tales of Degradation (2021), Burning Blue (2016) and The Coming of Age (2015). She is the editor of Contemporary Print Handbook, published with Halmos (2015). She is currently an Associate Professor in Print Media at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Coco Klockner is an artist and writer in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the novella K-Y (Genderfail, 2019) and her essays have been published in Texte Zur Kunst, Spike Art Magazine, Real Life Magazine, Liquid Architecture, and others. Recent exhibition venues include Silke Lindner (NY), White Columns (NY), Bad Water (Knoxville, TN), Skol Centre des Arts Actuels (MTL), Bass & Reiner (SF), Guadalajara90210 (CDMX), and LUBOV (NY).
Liang Luscombe’s practice encompasses puppetry and sculpture for video works that explore film and television histories. Luscombe received her MFA at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. She has been included in screenings at National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul; Table, Chicago; The Front, New Orleans; The Sunview Luncheonette, NYC; ACMI, Melbourne; Composite, Melbourne; OpenTV, Chicago; Comfort Station, Chicago; and Vehicle, NYC. She has undertaken residencies at Adelaide Film Festival EXPAND Lab, 2023; Bemis Center of Contemporary Arts, 2022; Chicago Artist Coalition’s HATCH residency program, Chicago, 2019; SOMA Summer, Mexico City, 2018; Australia Council Studio, British School at Rome, Rome, 2013; and Perth Institute of Contemporary Art Studio Residency, Perth, 2011.