INITIATOR AND ORGANIZER
BEATRICE GLOW merges interdisciplinary art and autoethnography. Honors that she has received include US Fulbright Scholar, Hemispheric New York Performance Network Emerging Artist Fellow, Hemispheric Institute Council Member, Franklin Furnace Fund Recipient, Visiting Scholar at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, and participation in John Zorn’s Obsessions Collective. She published Taparaco Myth (2009), a trilingual book in Spanish, English, and Chinese on Asian diaspora in Peru, and is creating a Floating Library aboard the Lilac Museum Steamship. She lives and works in New York.
BOULDER HAZE is a mindshifter based in Montreal, Qc. His work, highly influenced by information theory, philosophy of sciences and radical empiricism, ranges from music production to video game conception, and from street art to entheological cyberactivism. As a music producer, Boulder experiments with feedback loops, samples, glitch aesthetics and heavy basslines. He has performed in France, Belgium, Canada, and has also produced soundtracks for commercials. Boulder studied media art in France (EMA Fructidor), visual art in Brussels (ENSAV La Cambre), electroacoustics in Montreal (UdeM), and is currently a Ms candidate in Communication Sciences at Université de Montréal.
AMANDA TOBIER is a native New Yorker who creates art from books, and is frequently found in a library. On her top five list: making things, connecting people, finding communities, sharing stories, and discovering small objects of beauty.
SOCIAL MEDIA LIAISON (TWITTER & INSTAGRAM)
Laura Hernandez spends her spare time writing children’s books, blogging, exploring, and chronicling life through photography. Coming from a homeschooled background, she appreciates the floating library creating a unique urban space to promote intergenerational gathering and learning. Laurahas her MA in professional writing from University of Oklahoma and has interned with World Literature Today, Pearson, and Pelican Publishing Company. She recently moved to Brooklyn to pursue a career in the publishing industry. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram.
CAMILA GAITAN is born and raised in the multicultural wonderland that is Queens, New York. She always had an interest in the arts and being a part of anything that would require creative expression. She is currently a student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice working for her degree in Forensic Psychology. However, her life goals are based on her passion for photography, music, and theatre. Pursuing a career in making short films and composing music scores are Camila's ultimate goals. Working on the Floating Library with artist, Beatrice Glow, is an adventure that feeds and advocates Camila's curiosity for avant-garde art.
SUPER STAR VOLUNTEERS
The Museum of Car Service is as much a temporary autonomous zone as it is a permanent collection of 28 unique objects accessioned during experiments with hitchhiking. In addition to operating as Free Car Service, the work has also employed a Pay As You Wish schema and a Diary of Car Service phase. TJ Hospodar, founder and principal driver, has installed the service at Bushwick Open Studios, Boggsville Boatel, Escape to NY, et alibi; and he will collaborate with archivist 0H10M1KE to implement Drive By Portraiture as a shuttling service at Art in Odd Places in 2014.