Contributors

Triple Canopy has worked with several hundred writers, artists, researchers, activists, architects, curators, educators, lawyers, scientists, and other outstanding people whose accomplishments cannot be circumscribed by profession and whose value cannot be expressed in list form. We are extraordinarily grateful to them.

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Lisa Naftolin

Lisa Naftolin is a New York-based Creative Director who has worked on commercial and cultural projects for brands, magazines, museums, and individuals for the past 25 years. Having begun her career designing books and exhibition materials for contemporary art and experimental film, Naftolin has also worked as an art director at publications including the New York Times Magazine and Architecture. She was previously Creative Director of Art + Commerce and Executive Director of Creative Brand Development at NARS Cosmetics. The recipient of numerous professional awards, Naftolin has sat on the board of the AIGA NY and on juries for the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Hyères Festival and the I.D. Awards, among others. She has been a visiting critic in Design at Yale, a visiting artist at Cooper Union, and a mentor in the Photography program at SVA.  

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Sina Najafi

Sina Najafi is the editor-in-chief of New York-based Cabinet magazine.  

Monica Narula

Monica Narula is, along with Jeebesh Bagchi and Shuddha Sengputa, a member of Raqs Media Collective. Raqs enjoys playing a plurality of roles, often appearing as artists, occasionally as curators, sometimes as philosophical agent provocateurs. Raqs makes contemporary art and has produced films, curated exhibitions, edited books, staged events, collaborated with architects, computer programmers, writers, and theater directors, and founded processes that have left deep impacts on contemporary culture in India.  

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Ne(x)tworks

Ne(x)tworks is a collaborative ensemble of musicians creating and interpreting work that features a dynamic relationship between composition and improvisation. In performance and recordings, the group locates pathways into various types of notation systems and interfaces, striving for a meaningful dialogue with the past, present, and future of creative music. The group’s repertoire ranges from compositions by its members to the open scores of the New York School to work by composer-performers such as AACM. Ne(x)tworks was formed in 2002 in New York City. Website

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Joanna Neborsky

Joanna Neborsky is a maker of jittery ink drawings and 1960s-stung collage; someone who wasn’t, remarkably, Joanna Neborsky, said her work suggests a blend of “Shel Silverstein, Yellow Submarine, and Cy Twombly.” (She would gently add Monty Python.) Her first book, Illustrated Three-Line Novels: Félix Fénéon, a collection of gruesome turn-of-the century news items translated by Luc Sante, was published by Mark Batty Publisher in September 2010. Her clients include Farrar, Straus & Giroux, W Magazine, and the New York Times. Website

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Heidi Neilson

Heidi Neilson is an artist addressing topics such as weather, fake snow, and debris in Earth’s orbit.  

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Ted Nelson

Ted Nelson is an American philosopher and pioneering theorist of information technology, best known for coining the terms “hypertext” and “hypermedia.” His Project Xanadu, founded in 1960, anticipated the World Wide Web.  

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Sarah Neufeld

Sarah Neufeld is a multi-instrumentalist musician and a member of the bands Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre, and The Luyas. She lives in Brooklyn and Montreal.  

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New Humans

New Humans is Brooklyn-based artists Mika Tajima and Howie Chen. Under the New Humans moniker, they have worked with sound, video, sculpture, and installation in performances at such venues as Ballroom Marfa, the Whitney Biennial, and the Walker Art Center. They have collaborated with Vito Acconci, José León Cerrillo, Philippe Decrauzat, Matt Suib, and C. Spencer Yeh, among others. Website

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Oliver Newton

Oliver Newton  

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Hương Ngô

Hương Ngô is an educator and artist whose performance-based collaborations have been supported by the New Museum, Rhizome, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Kitchen, and Tate Modern.  

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Bob Nickas

Bob Nickas  

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Joshua Noble

Joshua Noble is a writer, designer, and programmer based in Portland, Oregon, and New York City, as well as the author of, most recently, Programming Interactivity. Website

David Noriega

David Noriega is a writer and translator who spent his childhood in Bogotá, his adolescence in Binghamton, New York, and his young adulthood in Providence. He currently lives in New York. Website

Peter Nowogrodzki

Peter Nowogrodzki studies bird behavior. He is also a contributing editor, and artistic director, for incite journal. Website

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Tavia Nyong’o

Tavia Nyong’o is an associate professor of performance studies at New York University. His first book, The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory (2009), won the Errol Hill Award for best book in African American theatre and performance studies. Nyong’o has published articles on punk, disco, viral media, the African diaspora, film, and performance art in venues such as Radical History Review, Criticism, TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies, Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, Women Studies Quarterly, The Nation, and n+1. He is co-editor of the journal Social Text. Website

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