Marlene Paez Dukes
Audience Takes The Stage
part of a series on Biophilia
About the speaker
Alina Celeste Hevia is an educator, musician, writer and content creator. Her YouTube Channel won the Parents’ Choice Gold Award in 2018 and she is a Jubilation Foundation Fellow of 2020. She creates bilingual, educational and artistic experiences with her partner, Hamlet “Mi Amigo” Meneses, at www.GoCreativePrograms.com. Follow Alina on Youtube.
Ozzy Gamez – Maybe it goes without saying, but at Plant Shop Chicago, we love plants. A lot. We love them so much that we think everyone should love them as much as we do, and that’s really what our little nursery is all about. Specializing in tropicals, succulents, cacti, and a whole host of other awesome, hard-to-find houseplants, we’re here to add more green to your home without cramping your lifestyle or budget. Along with helpful tips and tricks that come free of charge with every purchase, we also offer a variety of workshops and classes, so when you’re ready to foster that green thumb of yours, you know where to find us. In the meantime, we’ll be here, lovin’ on these plants until they get the chance to go home with you. Follow the Plant Shop Chicago on Instagram, @plantshopchicago.
Britt Hankins is a Discoverability Supervisor at VMLY&R. She works across many Fortune 500 brands for digging into search insights and analyzing data to fuel creative projects. The end goal is to aid in client discoverability online – from websites to apps to online retailers. Follow Britt on Instagram at @brittwithintent.
Founded by Creative Producer, Edwin R. Ruiz, Mondo Machine is a film and digital media hub for Chicago artists, filmmakers, writers, organizations and patrons of the arts to facilitate work that resonates with audiences worldwide. We specialize in narrative storytelling, documentary, live performance archives, and innovative event experiences. Follow them on Twitter @MondoMachine
The original camera re-commerce company, KEH has always envisioned a better way to support the passion and profession of photography. Serving the camera community since 1979, KEH has become the largest curated market for field-tested, expert-graded photo and video equipment in the industry.
STYLIN’ OUT Network is an entertainment collective committed to providing a platform for the underground, unheard of, hidden gems of Chicago. From DJs to visual artists to dancers, their events are curated with an emphasis on style and community. STYLIN’ OUT Productions produces a variety of content through collaborations and independent projects that push the possibilities of creative visual communication. Check out Stylin’ Out Network on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube @stylinoutnetwork and online at stylinoutnetwork.com
Ink Factory helps you communicate visually. We help fortune 100 companies, governments, nonprofits, and more by creating engaging live visual notes at events, illustrations that clarify complex information, videos that spark interest, and workshops that teach visual communication skills. Simply put: You talk. We draw. It’s awesome.™ Follow Ink Factory on Instagram @inkfactorystudio
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