Brianne Cohen is assistant professor of contemporary art history at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is author of the book Don’t Look Away: Art, Nonviolence, and Preventive Publics in Contemporary Europe (Duke, 2023) and co-editor of the volume, The Photofilmic: Entangled Images in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture (Leuven University Press and Cornell University Press, 2016). She has published in journals such as Representations, Art Journal, Afterimage, Third Text, and more.
Erin Espelie is a filmmaker whose works have shown at the New York Film Festival, the British Film Institute, the Whitechapel Gallery, Anthology Film Archive, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and more. She is associate professor in the Department of Cinema Studies & the Moving Image Arts and the Department of Critical Media Practices and co-founder and co-director of NEST (Nature, Environment, Science & Technology) Studio for the Arts at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Bonnie Etherington is Lecturer in Literary and Creative Communication at Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington, in Aotearoa New Zealand. Previously, she taught for the University of the South Pacific and was the Environmental Futures Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Colorado Boulder. She earned her Ph.D. in English from Northwestern University, and her research focuses on contemporary Indigenous protest literatures of Oceania. Her scholarly work has been published in The Contemporary Pacific (2022), Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) (2022) and Studies in the Novel (2022). Her novel, The Earth Cries Out (Vintage NZ, 2017), was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing and long-listed for the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. She was born in Aotearoa and raised in West Papua.