Richard Misrach (born in Los Angeles, 1949) is one of the most influential color photographers of his generation. His work is held in the collections of over fifty major institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and Metropolitan Museum of Art, all in New York, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. In 2012, Misrach collaborated with Aperture to launch a book and exhibition titled Petrochemical America, exploring the health and environmental issues surrounding the Mississippi River industrial corridor, otherwise known as “Cancer Alley.”
Guillermo Galindo (instruments and graphic scores) is an experimental composer. His interpretations of concepts such as musical form, time perception, music notation, sonic archetypes, and sound-generating devices span a wide spectrum of artistic works performed and shown at major festivals, concert halls, and art exhibitions throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Josh Kun (introduction and texts) is the author of Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America (2005), winner of a 2006 American Book Award, and his criticism has been published in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, American Prospect, Los Angeles Magazine, and LA Weekly. Kun is the associate professor of communication at Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California