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ISM FELLOWS

ISM Arts & Culture Fellows are emerging serial creatives who break conventions, challenge perspectives, and collaborate to imagine how to forge the future of the platform while enriching their independent work. They work closely with us to experiment, research, explore the limits of their craft across our initiatives, create new ways to apply their practice in the world, become active in the extended network, and innovate within our organizational models to pursue their latest ideas. They are passionate and thoughtful, imaginative and bold, and believe that anything is possible.

 
 
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KAVYA NEGI

Inspired by the latest technologies, Kavya combines her interests as an artist, violinist, physics communicator and coder based in Delhi.

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BÁRBARA SILVA

Bárbara explores journalism and communications in social mobilization, events and radio, education, human rights and regional development in Brazil.

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JIAQING CHEN

Born in Guangzhou, China and raised in Canada, Jiaqing is an independent animator, photographer, dancer, singer-songwriter, and world traveller.

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SOMIT SHARMA

Alongside law, business and project management, Somit explores the bleeding edge of cinematography and immersive media.

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NIDHI HIRA

Nidhi is an industrial designer with a fascination for physics. She gave a TEDx talk about how thinking like a jigsaw puzzler can change the world.

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DAYANNE GOULART CORTEZ

Dayanne is a Future Librarian who innovates with storytelling, curation, branding, community management, education, and strategic media.

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NINA GUO

Nina co-founded the non-profit Activities for Autistic Kids Online (AAO) involving music, culinary arts, yoga and more. She pursues ways to link her passions for biology and working with people.

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DAVI WENK DOS SANTOS

Davi is a foreign language teacher passionate about arts and spirituality. He believes "the world needs more people who search for what they can give, not for what they can get."