Creative producer and communications
Karen Miranda Augustine
Karen Miranda is a writer, mixed-media artist, and communications consultant specializing in artist-led microbusiness. Her creative projects ride on the confluence of sex, pop culture, spirituality, and the underground and have been cited in Caribbean InTransit Arts Journal and The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts. She holds an MA from York University.
Jen is a TEDx performer, community organizer, and a champion for experiential education to impact environmental awareness. The founder of Ethical Arts, she facilitates collaborations between water activists in the arts community. She is passionate about cultivating meaningful conversations and developing integrated communications solutions between partners.
Alex is a blind theatre artist and an inclusive arts consultant. She is the artistic director of Invisible Flash UK, Toronto’s Cripping the Stage, and co-founder of the Picasso Project. A fellow of the BBC Performing Arts and the Winston Churchill Foundation, Alex was named one of the most influential disabled artists by UK’s Power Magazine.
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Katie is a key grip in the film and television industry. She has been working with Red Dress Productions since 2010 as an installation director, carpenter, production lead, and associate artist. More recently she has done camera operation for live video animation and created several video shorts of Red Dress’ work.
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Roberta epitomizes that wise adage, ‘to serve one’s people, there could be no greater honour.’ A socially conscious artist, facilitator, workshop and manual designer, she has dedicated her passion for the expressive arts towards health, wellness, and community engagement.
Wy Joung Kou
Kou is a queer multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto. Having gained most of their skills through mentorship and community-based models of learning, their practice includes mosaic, installation, community-based art, performance, and poetry. Kou strives to tell stories, transmit emotion, and create access through language, touch, movement and visuals.
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