Canadienne Pierre-Paul Pariseau Has Collaged Worlds Of Pixels.

Canadienne Pierre-Paul Pariseau (who may have the most French name ever) is a mixed media artist whose works have been featured in many publications and other works of print media. But unlike other artists who might have surrealistic collage art, Pariseau’s style is different; it’s not modern, but it’s a far stretch from vintage. His style takes the elements of both to create images that almost look like clip art at times — but in a surprisingly good way, since the results have an aesthetic that other artists aren’t pursuing at all. Pariseau’s works make it seem that like he has experienced technology through its growth process and has slowly adapted his style along with it.

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Vee Hua 華婷婷

Vee Hua 華婷婷 (they/she) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer with semi-nomadic tendencies. Much of their work unifies their metaphysical interests with their belief that art can positively transform the self and society. They are the Editor-in-Chief of REDEFINE, Interim Managing Editor of South Seattle Emerald, and Co-Chair of the Seattle Arts Commission. They also previously served as the Executive Director of the interdisciplinary community hub, Northwest Film Forum, where they played a key role in making the space more welcoming and accessible for diverse audiences.

In 2017, Vee released the narrative short film, Searching Skies — which touches on Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States — and co-organized The Seventh Art Stand, a national film and civil rights discussion series against Islamophobia. 2022 sees the release of their next short film, Reckless Spirits, which is a metaphysical, multi-lingual POC buddy comedy for a bleak new era, in anticipation of a feature film.

Vee is passionate about cultural space, the environment, and finding ways to covertly and overtly disrupt oppressive structures. They also regularly share observational human stories through their storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE!, and are pursuing a Master’s in Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship under the Native American Studies Department at the University of Minnesota.

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