Cynthia Lin is an artist. She was born in Taiwan and grew up near Chicago, Illinois. Her work has been exhibited widely. She is an Assistant Professor of Art at Purchase College, State University of New York.

Chia-Yu Hsu’s compositions continue to be recognized by an impressive list of prizes and commissions, including the Patsy Lu Prize by the International Alliance for Women in Music and the Copland House Award.

David Chaillou is a lecturer at the University of Artois. He received his diploma from the Conservatoire de Paris and his doctorate from the Sorbonne. Along with his work for concert performance, Chaillou also composes for the cinema and theater.

Michel Pastore works to rehabilitate the musical patrimony silenced by totalitarian regimes. Since 2006, he has been the director of the Festival of Forbidden Music in Marseille.

Brian Chikwava is a London-based Zimbabwean writer and musician.