art and commentary in pursuit of racial and cultural justice

Who We Are

Founder & Editor
Rebecca Bacon Ehlers is a writer, advocate, and master’s student at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. She has lived and worked in rural Oregon, Iowa City, and southwestern Burkina Faso. In its varied forms, her work honors experiences of trauma and resilience, celebrates cultural divergence, and elevates the voices of those who live or have lived a feminine identity.

Arts Content Editor
Eva Mayhabal Davis collaborates with artists to produce exhibitions, text, and events. As a curator and cultural liaison her focus is on supporting multifaceted incubation spaces in the creation of conversation, visibility, and production among artists, objects, and audience. She is an advocate for equitable cultural representation outside and within cultural institutions which has recently manifested in co-founding El Salón, an ongoing series of creative potluck dinners in NYC.

Hilary Fung is a journalist in Seattle. She works in data visualization and interactive storytelling at The San Francisco Chronicle. Her work has appeared in ProPublica, NPR, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Seattle Times, Quartz, and The Huffington Post.

Arts Advocate
Marina Murayama Nir is an Okinawan, Egyptian, Israeli, first generation-American, third culture individual.  Their writing explores mixedness and tries to decolonize by acknowledging the truths behind all aspects of her identity and history. Marina is a facilitator at Girls Rock Philly and writes and performs under Murayama and Spa Night.

Special thanks to our logo designer, Eric Avila Flores.

We are grateful for the support of family, friends, and the creative community that helps build Culturework.

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