About the Artists

Sha Sha Feng combines the best of both the arts and technology to develop socially conscious media. She is a multimedia programmer and designer. Her work includes a range of experiments which integrate web based art and open source technologies. She has presented her work at various galleries and events including The Kitchen, Eyebeam, 3LD, Conflux, George Washington Carver Gallery and Staten Island Museum.  Sha Sha produces iArt (an interactive art show) with her students in the Department of Film & Media and the Integrated Media Arts MFA program at Hunter College. She is also the co-founder of DIVAS (Digital Interactive Visual Arts Sciences) for Social Justice – a grassroots community organization that aims to bridge the digital divide and teach media literacy and cultural awareness in underserved communities.

Tami Kashia Gold combines social activism with documentary filmmaking. She was introduced to this art form by Cuban filmmaker Santiago Alverez. At 20 years old Tami joined the Newsreel Film Collective producing her first docu-drama My Country Occupied – First Place Lipzieg Film Festival. She has since produced and directed twenty documentaries. Tami’s creative work includes sculpture, printing and painting.  Her work has been presented at galleries in Brooklyn, New York, Brazil and Mexico — 2009 Espaço Atelier abertura da exposição Encontros/Encounters – Projeto 12×14, Graphias lançamento do álbum, Gravura Brasileira. Tami is the recipient of a Rockefeller Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Video Arts Fellowships from the New Jersey and New York State Councils on the Arts, the Excellence in the Arts Award from the Manhattan Borough President, The AFI Independent Filmmakers Production Fellowship. Her films have screened at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whiney Museum, The Chicago Arts Institute, The Kennedy Center, The American Film Institute, The British Film Institute, the Public Theatre among others.