Anna Wojtyńska works as a researcher at School of Social Science at the University of Iceland. She holds a master degree from Warsaw University (Anthropology) and doctoral degree from University of Iceland. Her research focus is on Polish migrants in Iceland with emphasis on migrants’ transnational practices and their participation in the labour market. She has looked into the imaginative character of temporary migration and its possible ramification on migrants’ integration to the labour market and society at large. She is currently working on two projects: „Inclusive societies?“ and "How integration looks like in rural locations"

Chanel Björk Sturludóttir studied International Media and Communication at the University of Nottingham in England, which sparked her interest in cultural politics and critical thought. Since completing her studies, Chanel has moved on to work in the advertising industry as a producer. Outside of her work as a producer, Chanel has worked on several projects related to cultural politics and multiculturalism in Icelandic society including Her Voice, an annual panel event with women of foreign origin which she cofounded with Elínborg Kolbeinsdóttir, and Íslenska mannflóran, a radio show on Rás 1 about Icelanders with mixed heritage now available as a podcast.

Daría Sól Andrews works as a freelance curator and art critic, as well as the director of Studio Sol, a home-gallery in Iceland. She holds an MA in Curating, Art Management and Law from the University of Stockholm and a BA in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley.  Most recent curatorial projects include group exhibition Silent Spring at Hafnarborg (2020), ​Vessel, with Daniel Reuter at Harbinger gallery (2020), ​Icelandic Meat Soup at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography, alongside various curatorial projects in San Francisco, Reykjavik, and Stockholm. Daria aspires to create a place where life and art merge, to construct a space for experiencing intimacy and quietness, with art, yourself, and others. Her curatorial practice is inspired by ideas of deinstitutionalization and the removal of spectacle from art, rethinking how, where, and in what form, the exhibition concept can be manifested.

Elías Knörr is a Post-Icelandic performer and flamboyant protozoo, flagbearer of the Ginnungastefna movement and award-winning poet who lives under your bed.

Ewa Marcinek is educated in culture studies, creative writing and visual art, passionate about words and stories. One of the founding authors of Ós Pressan, a non-profit publishing group and writing collective. A poet at The Poetry Brothel Reykjavik. A creative writing teacher in various community projects. A writer and theatre producer at Reykjavík Ensemble.  

Helen Cova is a published writer and the current president of Ós Pressan. Her first children’s book was published in 2019 in Icelandic, English and Spanish. She is currently working on her second book. Helen is deeply involved in the cultural and literary scene in Iceland where, by the hand of Ós Pressan, she focuses on integration and children. When Helen is not writing she is creating and playing board games, travelling on bike and reading.

Melanie Ubaldo graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from Iceland University of Arts in 2016. In Melanie’s work image and text are inextricably linked, where deconstructionist paintings incorporate text with graffiti like vandalism oftentimes of her own crude experiences of others preconceptions thus exposing the power of immediate unreflected judgment. She has taken part in various group exhibitions locally and abroad; to name a few Kling & Bang, Hafnarborg, Gerðarsafn, Cycle Music and Arts Festival in Berlin and Argentina. Her work has since been acquired by the Reykjavik Museum for the permanent collection. Melanie is also the co-founder of Lucky 3, a collective of Icelandic artists of Filipino origins.

Nermine El Ansari lives and works as a visual artist in Reykjavik. In 1998 she received her painting diploma from the School of Fine Arts in Versailles. In 2002, she graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts (ENSBA) of Paris in multimedia. In 2002, she studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana. Her work has been presented in various exhibitions in Egypt, France, Lebanon, Germany, Taiwan, Cuba and other countries. Nermine’s works range from painting, drawing, animation, printmaking, installation and digital live drawing performance. Her earlier pieces were primarily concerned with the body in human and beast form, often presenting a distorted view of her subjects and exploring a series of dualities and inversions. Over the last ten years, she has focused on cities, borders, territories and mapping, both real and imagined, exploring the binaries provoked by the urban landscape.

Wiola Ujazdowska is an artists, performer and art researcher based in Reykjavik, Iceland. She holds M.A in Art Theory from Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland, where she also studied Painting and Stained Glass at the Department of Fine Arts. 2012-2013 she studied in CICS, Cologne, Germany. Her work has been shown in U.S.A, Portugal, Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Iceland. In her work she mostly focuses on body and gender in the context of politics, migration movements, class, borders and beliefs. She likes to disclose social and cultural constructions in philosophical, cultural and anthropological context.