swarm projects


creative, intellectually rigorous, and empathetically engaged people


I'm fortunate to be surrounded by an abundance of creative, intellectually rigorous, and empathetically engaged people. They do great work, but they also happen to be some of my favorite humans!


art + curatorial projects

Amanda Williams

Andy Diaz Hope

Andy Vogt

Bonnie Chan

Embodiment Project / Nicole Klaymoon

Erik Friedman

Favianna Rodriguez

Hank Willis Thomas

Invisible Venue / Christian Frock

Jessalyn Aaland

Joseph Mintz

Laurel Roth Hope

Kathy Aoki

Masako Miki

Masako Miyazaki

Mayumi Hamanaka

Meghan Riepenhoff

Michele Pred

Paul Morgan

Real Time and Space / Artist studios and residency program

Rodney Ewing

Sarah A. Smith

Susan O'Malley

Taro Hattori

The Thing Quarterly



Josh Greenberg / the funniest political commentary you'll ever read

Minh Dang / anti human-trafficking activist, poet, speaker, all around bad ass

Rebecca Solnit / Writer, historian, and activist

Stiv Wilson / Story of Stuff, Berkeley


if you love fashion, businesses to support!

Diana Kane Boutique, Brooklyn

Feral Childe, Oakland-Brooklyn

Foxglove, Berkeley-SF

Harputs, SF / owned by former Swarmer Robin Ward and her husband


other initiatives worth checking out

Pop Up Hood, Oakland