contributor biosDeborah Bright is an artist and writer whose photo works have been exhibited internationally and whose essays and images have been published in Afterimage, Exposure, Art Journal, Views and WhiteWalls, to name a few. She is associate professor of photography and art history at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Ajamu is a London-based photographer whose practice investigates the role of the image in the staging of sexuality, desire and fantasy from the disaporic perspective of a black queer subject.
Tammy Rae Carland is a photographer and video artist. She has exhibited her photographs internationally. Her video works include Odd Girl Out, Lady (out)laws and Faggot Wannabes and The Indiana Tapes. She also produces zines, including I (heart) Amy Carter and Jailhouse Turnout.
Darren P. Clark is a photographer and film-maker from Tucson, Arizona. His work may be found in the Center for Creative Photography's Artists Book Collection.
Ken Gonzales-Day lives in Los Angeles and is associate professor at Scripps College. He has exhibited his work at White Columns and the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York as well as the Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies and the New Orleans Contemporary Art Center. He is represented by Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco.
Sunil Gupta is a London-based photographer, artist and curator who's had solo shows at Bedford Hill Gallery, London, Portfolio, Edinburgh, YYZ, Toronto, and the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver. He is the editor of Disrupted Borders (1993), An Economy of Signs (1990) and, with Tess Boffin, Ecstatic Antibodies: Resisting AIDS Mythology (1990).
Rita Hammond teaches art history and photography at Cazenovia College, New York, where she lives and has her studio. She was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in 1995.
Lyle Ashton Harris is a New York and Los Angeles-based photographer whose work has been shown at the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art. He is represented by Jack Tilton Gallery, New York.
Thomas Allen Harris is a media artist whose films and videos including Splash, Black Body, Heaven, Earth & Hell and All in the Family, have been show at the American Film Institute, the Berlin International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival. He teaches at the University of California, San Diego.
Andrew Kim is a Korean-American artist living and working in Los Angele's Little Tokyo district. He received his MFA from Cal Arts and is now making art with digital imagery.
Chuck Samuels is a Canadian artist/photographer who lives and works in Montréal. He is represented by Vance Martin Photography and Fine Art.