DJ Chappel (*1998, US) is a textile artist and dancer living and working in New York. His artistic practice ranges from interactive performances and installation, to designing handmade garments and artifacts. His ready-to-wear brand DualityJunkie (est. 2018) is balancing the relationship between clothing and movement, reflecting his background of studying at Point Park University’s dance conservatory and working at the campus’ costume shop. He debuted with his first solo exhibition at World Fair Gallery, and most recently at Larrie NYC.
Ryan Cardoso (*1994, US) is a camera based visual artist . Through experimental films and analogue photography he gives a romantic idea of what could be, by exploring the potential of portraiture in Black life - archiving elegance, domesticity, and relationships. Cardoso holds a bachelor in film studies, and his photographic career started in the music industry, whereas recently he has produced work for, among others, The New Yorker, Billboard, and Off-White, as well as exhibiting at The Gelman Gallery, Aborn Gallery and Dirt Palace.