Presented by MAX, in partnership with 5 Corners Collective and Boys and Girls Club of Rosebud
An Open Installation
New York Live Arts
219 W 19th St,
New York, NY 10011
Robin Dahlberg is a visual artist and arts educator based in New York City. Robin uses photography to explore how we respond to the challenges of everyday life. Robin loves sharing her passion for photography with others and teaches analog and digital photography to children, teens, adults and people with disabilities. Robin published her first photo book in 2016, Billable Hours in 6-Minute Increments, a humorous look at corporate culture in large New York law firms. Before becoming a photographer, she was a civil rights attorney and traveled widely, advocating for the reform of criminal justice, juvenile justice, health care, and foster care systems throughout the country.
Adegbeyega Adefope is a Nigerian-born architect and designer who specializes in cultural exhibition design. He has taught in the interior design and architecture programs at Parsons, The New School and various other design schools in the New York City area. He encourages the development, exploration and expression of individual and cultural perspectives sensitive to underrepresented communities.
Suzanne Kite is an Oglala Lakota performance artist, visual artist and composer, currently completing a PhD at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Her work examines contemporary Lakota epistemologies through research-creation, computational media and performance practice, and how these epistemologies can impact the development of new technologies such as AI. Kite has written and lectured extensively on Lakota theology and AI systems.
Josee Schryer, a co-founder of 5 Corners Collective, is an artist currently based in Montréal. She graduated with an MFA in Photography from the University of Hartford and a BFA in Photography and Art History at Concordia University. She is a co-founder of the Photobook Club Montréal. Her work has been exhibited internationally and featured in numerous online publications. Her first monograph, sur-la-Rouge, was published by Peperoni Books in 2016. Her work navigates the idea of landscape, territory and people’s attachment to places.