Marcela Pardo Ariza is a genderqueer Columbian visual artist, curator, and art worker that explores the relationship of representation, intergenerational kinship, and queerness through constructed photographs, site-specific installations, and public programming. Ariza is the co-founder of Art Handlxrs* and their work is invested in creating long term interdisciplinary collaborations and opportunities that are non-hierarchical, decentralized, and equitable.
Kat Trataris is a queer non-binary conceptual artist, curator, and art worker based in the Bay Area. They use sculpture, installation, and movement to enact and perform embodied historical language and non-consensual social boundaries and meant to govern and dictate our identity, sense of worth, and communal relations. Trataris is the co-founder of Art Handlxrs* and they are dedicated to creating partnerships with institutions to develop lasting changes for racial and social equity.