Members A short list of some of our members. Dean Kalyan Dean Kalyan is a photographer specializing in portrait, event and wedding photography serving Victoria, BC and Vancouver Island. Brina Brina is a new voice of World Roots Reggae Music from Jamaica, an artiste steeped in the sounds and rhythms of Jamaican culture, sharing her music with the world. Peter Harris Peter is a web designer (and diverse creative) who believes that we shouldn't wait for the new world to arrive. It's time to build it. That's why he created this site. Susanne Stauch Susanne Stauch is an accomplished goldsmith, product and interface designer who effortlessly switches from 2D to 3D, from digital to tactile design forms. CharlieKirby Charlie Kirby is a digital video editor/assistant editor with over 10 years experience in broadcast television, feature films and web production. He has worked in a multitude of genres and is creative as well as technologically savvy. Kieran C Murray Kieran is a bass player and music producer skilled in many diverse roots music traditions. Kimberly Miguel Mullen Kimberly Miguel Mullen, an internationally recognized choreographer and dance ethnologist, has performed in the USA, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and Hong Kong. JB Eckl Whether composing, producing, singing or playing guitar, JB’s intuitive grasp of what makes a timeless and soulful sound has made a powerful impression on every collaborator and music lover who has crossed his path. Natalie Pyrooz With a background in art and ecology, Natalie is leading The Tabebuia Project which seeks to create links between people and landscapes, in order to cultivate a culture of ecological integrity and sustainability. Kristen Rubis Kristen performs sound healing concerts using metal Tibetan singing bowls, crystal quartz singing bowls, bells, planetary chimes, tingshas, shakers, gong and other soothing percussive instruments. Mike Rizzo Mike Rizzo is a Brooklyn native who started making movies with his friends at the age of 13. Discovering his team in the Bay Ridge Towers, a building packed with disgruntled elderly, the team specialized in comedy shorts and parodies thus opening up the film collective Paxen Films. Peter Gomes Pete Gomes is a film director and artist working across all forms of moving image and electronic media. He has collaborated extensively including; Shobana Jeyasingh, Michael Nyman, Errollyn Wallen, Jocelyn Pook, Donnacha Dennehy, Scanner and Throbbing Gristle. Randi Parkhurst Randi Parkhurst is a book artist and arts instructor, living and working from her home/studio in Olympia, Washington. She creates interactive book art that flips, swings, rolls and snaps together, providing a unique view of this versatile medium. The Sharing Bros The Sharing Bros is about three childhood friends who are going to cross 15 countries and travel 21,000 km across the American continent during 6 months using only the collaborative economy. Kelly Robinson Kelly creates office environments built on three principles: health, wellness and meaningful interaction. Her clients include SoundCloud, Airbnb and Couchsurfing. Estée Ochoa Estée is a writer, director, photographer, and visual creative director in branding, online publishing, digital marketing and e-commerce. The emphasis of her experience comes from music and film entertainment industries. Kristin Deasy Kristin Deasy is an international freelance reporter. She has reported extensively in Europe and the Middle East, writing for USA Today, GlobalPost, World Affairs Journal, The Daily Beast and others. She's also training to be an opera singer. Marcus Bell What do Usher, Britney Spears, P Diddy, Joss Stone, Music Choice, Sony Music, EMI Records, Warner Bros Music, Universal Music, America’s Next Top Model, 90 other TV shows, over 30 million music fans and a few pop stars in Turkey, India, Japan, Korea, and Europe have in common? Marcus Bell. Eric Harper Award Winning Flamenco Guitarist Eric Harper creates not only a unique sound all his own but his music is melodically entrancing, virtuosically ferocious and harmonically soul-stirring. Eric co-scored Kevin Spacey’s movie “Inseparable” and worked closely with Grammy Winning Producer KC Porter and The Office’s Rainn Wilson. Mallory Eisenstein Mallory has a keen sense of style and a natural instinct for jewelry design. Her sexy and sophisticated pieces are inspired by beautiful chains and colorful stones that come from all over the world. The result is jewelry with classic looks, infused with the current trends. Andrew Oye Andrew Oye is an award-winning composer from British Columbia, Canada. He has had his music featured in shows such as Transformers 3, Dexter, Lost, CSI, The Office, Sons Of Anarchy, 2010 Olympics, Hawaii Five O, Kath and Kim, and many others. Aaron Chamberlin I'm a songwriter who enjoys working with others to make my music happen. This page is dedicated to my craft and to those connected to me through my music. Maggie Bell I'm a bodywork practitioner teaching body attention to help my clients change chronic physical conditions (and all the other chronic baggage that comes with them). I've also worked extensively on production teams in opera and theater, translated academic, literary and artistic texts, written a lot about the human condition through the lens of my current work as well as of the theater, and raised a little boy (6 very fun years and counting). I work in English (as a U.S. native speaker) and German (having spend almost a decade living in Berlin). Arthur Doohan An engineer by training, a banker by experience & an activist by choice....who knows that the answer to 'too much debt' cannot be 'more debt'. Nadia EL-Imam Co-Founder of Edgeryders and unMonastery. Currently working on #oscedays #makerfox #openethnographer and several other initiatives. Engineer and designer by training, business developer by default.