Victoria Manganiello is an artist, designer, educator, and organizer. She has received multiple recognized grants, commissions, and residency appointments and shared her work internationally. She is also a part-time associate professor of textiles in New York and the executive producer of a docu-series about gender and textiles.
Nicole YI Messier is a multidisciplinary artist and designer with a focus on storytelling, community, and play through installations and technology. Her practice mixes both physical and digital technologies into playful experiences that unleash exploratory forms of interaction. Nicole also teaches as a part-time faculty for creative technology and eTextiles at Parsons School of Design.