Jason Burstein is the founder of Conveyor Arts and publisher of Conveyor magazine. He is a native of New Jersey. He also has a longstanding family history in bookmaking, specializes in exhibition printing, and is also a photography instructor. He has worked for Light Work, The International Center for Photography and the Minneapolis Center for Photography. On the rare occasion that he has free time, he enjoys traveling to remote corners of the world where he takes long hikes in the mountains and photographs unfamiliar landscapes.
Christina Labey is the co-founder and executive editor of Conveyor magazine. She is a visual artist and enjoys working on curatorial projects for Conveyor Arts. A native of Minnesota, she prefers the smell of the forest, snowstorms, sweaters, old books and black coffee to most anything else. Her work can be found at www.christinalabey.com.
Elizabeth Bick is an east coast editor-at-large for Conveyor magazine. She is Texas born and divides her time between Brooklyn and New Haven, though she also has a tendency for crossing oceans at the last minute. Elizabeth is on a quest for photographic alchemy, her passion of all passions is for photographs that make her see the world differently in an instant. She has worked with Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New Museum, La Napoule Foundation, The Lincoln Center, The Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, Amnesty International, Santa Fe Art Institute, among others. Her work can be found at www.erbick.com
Jenny Odell is a west coast editor-at-large for Conveyor magazine. She is a Bay Area native/captive. She currently works for the man but maintains a superhero-like artist alter ego by night. Her work, much of which involves Google Streetview and satellite imagery, has been featured at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Google Headquarters, and Les Rencontres d’Arles in France. She has been widely published, most notably on NPR’s Picture Show, Gawker, Rhizome, and Elephant Magazine and, less notably, in a Belgian TV Guide. Jenny lives for Blue Bottle coffee, irrational travels, planes, jackets, having a New Yorker planner and not writing in it, the pen tool, and Walter Benjamin. www.jennyodell.com
Neima Jahromi is an editor for Conveyor magazine. Since moving from California to the eastern seaboard he has begun to eat a lot more fruit. Most of this fruit comes from California. When he’s not eating fruit, he enjoys riding his bicycle through traffic and trying to remain calm. He has worked at The Nation and The Week. Now he finds himself at The New Yorker. He also likes baking dense, single-layer cakes. The cakes have fresh fruit on them—typically from California.
Haley Bueschlen is an editor for Conveyor magazine. She grew up in China, and came of age spitting sunflower seeds with Beijing punks. She works with Christopher Phillips at the International Center for Photography and is a squinting student at Parsons. She is still waiting for that oh-so-expensive piece of paper. Her collaborative fashion photography with Yichen Zhou has been exhibited as part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art McQueen Competition. Commissioned by the United Nations in Beijing, she has also exhibited in the Shanghai Expo.
Dominica Paige is an editor for Conveyor magazine. Born to wolves, she spends her days wandering around libraries and her nights writing letters to toss out to sea. A photographer and writer, she teaches art history at Pratt Institute and The New School. She has an extensive collection of skeleton keys, she is a romance activist, an expert stone skipper, and a firm believer in the Oxford comma. Her work can be found at www.dominicapaige.com
Chelsey Morell is an editor for Conveyor Magazine. When she’s not photographing or editing video, she often finds herself watching deeply unexplainable films and thinking about what makes people and the societies we live in tick. In addition to contributing to Conveyor, she has made herself useful at a number of organizations dealing with arts and culture including CEC ArtsLink, Creative Time, ArtPace, and the Culture and Emotion Lab at Stanford.
Alison Chen is an editor for Conveyor Magazine. She is a visual artist and a native New Yorker. Alison takes pleasure in the scent of C-41 Film Processing Chemicals and fresh inks and has a secret stash of Astia that she hoards in her freezer. Whatever the subject, she often fines the opportunity to wax nostalgic about days past or moments that never occurred. Her work can be found at www.alisonchen.com.
Sylvia Hardy is an assistant photo editor of Conveyor magazine. She is a visual artist and a nomadic traveler. Born in Missouri with a name meaning “from the forest” she loves to relate everything to the landscape, seasons, cardinal directions and the processes of change. In New York City she is obsessed with spending more time on balconies than bedrooms when weather permits, making studio visits, and eating New York City’s sublime international cuisine. Find some of her works and processes at www.sylviahardy.com.
Liz Sales is the only human being cataloged as a bibliographic item in WorldCat, a catalog which itemizes the collections of 71,000 libraries in 112 countries participating in the Online Computer Library Center(OCLC). A bibliographic item can be any information entity (e.g.,books, computer files, graphics, realia, cartographic materials, or in Liz’s case, Liz) that is considered library material as far as it is relevant to a library’s catalog and to the patrons of that library. To learn more about Liz, visit her library catalog record at www.worldcat.org To see the rest of her work visit www.lizsales.com.
Aubrey Hays is a regular contributor for the Conveyor blog. Born in a wee log cabin in Alaska, and raised between Oregon, the Southwest, and now New York, she has an aptitude for swift, solo, adventures. She loves copious amounts of coffee, Navajo rugs, the golden hour,thesaurus.com, and PBS’s miniseries. Aubrey recently completed her MFA in Photography at Parsons The New School For Design, NYC, and runs for the woods whenever possible. You can find her work here www.aubreyhays.net