Open Studio Artists:
Shayla Lange: Shayla Lange is a Brooklyn-based Pro Domme and kink educator. She likes dogs (both animal and human), cheese, and long romantic walks down the fasteners aisle of the hardware store.
Liminal Praxis: EPB is a writer, visual artist, performer & researcher who plays in the space between theory and practice. In her writing, she parallels her observations of the art world with academic discourse and the politics of sex work. She is the Head Mistress of Liminal Praxis, an online space which contains archival material from performances beginning in 2001 and running through 2021. These performances touch on themes between esoteric & erotic, head spaces & somatic impressions, lived experience & multiple theoretical frameworks.
Domme Discordia: Domme Discordia is a professional dominatrix of nine years, currently based in NYC. Discordia, aka Disco, aka Joules McKnuckles' projects have included Thirst Fursdays, a monthly queer art and music residency, pirate transmissions for People Will Radio, hosting absurdist speed dating with Erica Nix, and various engagements with Holodeck Records videos.
Tina Horn: Tina Horn hosts and produces the long-running kink podcast Why Are People Into That?!. She is also the creator and writer of the sci-fi sex-rebel comic book series SfSx (Safe Sex). She is a LAMBDA Literary Fellow, an AVN nominee, the recipient of two Feminist Porn Awards, and holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence. Tina is currently working on her first scripts for film and television. You can follower her on Twitter and Instagram @TinaHornsAss
Ze Royale: Ze Royale is a writer, performance artist, sexual anarchist, and pleasure activist whose philosophy of subjectivity and individualism is threaded in all of their work. Provocation, eccentricity, and erotic neurosis are shown through visual representation. Ze performs in text, film, and via chanting rituals in the music duo Zoid^. New work: performance installation called Daymares. @ze.royale
Empress Wu: Wu is a social media coordinator and digital archivist for arts nonprofits, who enjoys being mean to people for money, and nice to them for free. Her work has been featured in Peachfuzz Mag, Big Medium Gallery, Satellite Art Fair, Leslie Lohman Museum, and Performa 19.
Niko Flux: Niko Flux is a Pro Domme by day, traveling artist by night. She is the co-founder of Veil Machine and a member of Red Canary Song.
Danielle Blunt: Danielle Blunt (she/her) is a New York City based professional Dominatrix. Blunt is a co-founder of Hacking//Hustling, a collective of sex workers and accomplices working at the intersection of tech and social justice to interrupt state surveillance and violence facilitated by technology. Blunt is on the advisory board of Berkman Klein's Initiative for a Representative First Amendment (IfRFA) and is one of the 2020 recipients of EFF’s Pioneer Award. You can follow her kinky adventures on OnlyFans and AVNStars.
Lena Chen: Lena Chen is a Chinese American writer and artist working across performance and social practice. Named “Best Emerging Talent” at the B3 Biennial of the Moving Image (Frankfurt), she has performed and exhibited at Transmediale (Berlin), Die Digitale (Düsseldorf), Museum of Modern Art (Antwerp), Färgfabriken (Stockholm), Tempting Failure (London), and Baltimore Museum of Art, among others. She holds a B.A. in sociology from Harvard University, and is currently pursuing her MFA at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Art, where she holds the Lea Simmons Fellowship.
Thea Luce: Luce is interested in the intersections of intimacy and labor, which she explores as a graduate student, curator, organizer, and sex worker rights activist. She is a co-founder of Veil Machine and frequent collaborator with Kink Out.
Eli: Eli is a freelance stage manager and a full time coordinator and artist wrangler. She is a frequent collaborator with Kink Out and was on the production team for E-Viction.