IMAGINE is driven by the creative visions of people from around the world. Listed in no particular order, click each name to visit their individual page.

  • Amy Kind: Professor of Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, Director, The Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy, author-editor of articles, book chapters, and books including Knowledge Through Imagination and Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination, and Editor-in-chief of THE JUNKYARD, a scholarly blog devoted to the study of imagination.
  • Raymond Tallis: Philosopher, poet, novelist, cultural critic, retired medical physician and clinical neuroscientist, and author of fiction, three volumes of poetry, and 23 books on the philosophy of mind, philosophical anthropology, literary theory, the nature of art and cultural criticism, including Epimethean Imaginings, In Defence of Wonder, Reflections of a Metaphysical Flaneur, and The Kingdom of Infinite Space.
  • Riane Eisler, PhD: President of Center for Partnership Systems, Editor in Chief of Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, and author of the books, The Chalice and the BladeThe Real Wealth of Nations, and Nurturing Our Humanity: How Domination and Partnership Shape Our Brains, Lives, and Future.
  • Edward S. Casey: Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at State University of New York at Stony Brook, and author of The World on Edge, The World at a Glance, The Fate of Place: A Philosophical History, Spirit and Soul: Essays in Philosophical Psychology, Remembering: A Phenomenological Study, Imagining: A Phenomenological Study, and multiple articles on the imagination.
  • Babette Babich: Professor of Philosophy and Editor, New Nietzsche Studies, Fordham University (NYC), USA Visiting Professor of Theology, Religion & Philosophy, University of Winchester, UK, author/editor of articles and books, including Günther Anders’ Philosophy of Technology, The Hallelujah Effect, Words in Blood, Like Flowers, Nietzsche’s Philosophy of Science, and Reading David Hume’s “Of The Standard Of Taste.”
  • D. Paul Schafer: Founder and Director of the World Culture Project in Markham, Canada, and author of Culture: Beacon of the Future, The Age of Culture, and The Arts: Gateway To A Fulfilling Life And Cultural Age.
  • Abhrajeet Roy: Research scientist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota who also serves as the neuroscience editor for SEISMA magazine. Aside from his interests in cognitive science, Abhrajeet enjoys gardening, mushroom hunting and contemplating the societal implications of the technological singularity.
  • Charles D. Hayes: Self-taught philosopher, one of America’s strongest advocates for lifelong learning, and author of books such as September University: Summoning Passion for an Unfinished Life, The Rapture of Maturity: A Legacy of Lifelong Learning, and Existential Aspirations: Reflections of a Self-Taught Philosopher.
  • Malissa Shriver: Artist, arts education advocate, and the President of the non profit Turnaround Arts California working with the Pritzker Prize winning Architect Frank Gehry on restoring arts education to underserved communities in California.
  • Phil Zimbardo: Stanford University Emeritus professor of psychology and the Founder of The Heroic Imagination Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering ordinary people to do extraordinary things, who is internationally recognized as the “voice and face of contemporary psychology.”
  • Phil Cousineau: Writer and filmmaker, teacher and editor, lecturer and travel leader, storyteller and TV host, and author of 30 nonfiction books including Stoking the Creative Fires: 9 Ways to Rekindle Passion and Imagination
  • Michael Meade: Storyteller, scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology, founder of Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, creator of the Living Myth Podcast, and author of books such as Awakening the Soul, and The Genius Myth.
  • Vanessa Daou: American singer, songwriter, poet, visual artist and dancer. Most notably a musician, her work is known among nu jazz, trip hop and electronic music circles for her trademark spoken word and aspirated singing style as well as its erotic and literary subtexts.
  • Phoebe Tickell: British biologist, systems thinker, and creator of Moral Imaginations, an organization working with schools, universities, local councils, purpose-driven networks, local communities, funders and policy-makers to introduce collective imagining practices to community imagining and collective decision-making.
  • Kate Robinson: International consultant in creativity and innovation in education. Her expertise lies in raising the profile of inspiring initiatives, with a particular focus on start-ups and building strong partnerships with a social purpose. Her passion lies in engaging youth voice, and through this work has been awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Education Empowerment.
  • Kirk J. Schneider: Psychologist and leading spokesperson for contemporary existential-humanistic and existential-integrative psychology. A past editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, adjunct faculty at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University, and president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI), he is also a pioneering researcher on the experience of awe—the sense of amazement (humility and wonder) before the mystery of life.
  • Tom Cheetham: Author, teacher, scientist and poet exploring creative imagination and the imaginal in human life and culture. His books include Imaginal Love: The Meanings of Imagination in Henry Corbin and James Hillman, All the World an Icon: Henry Corbin and the Angelic Function of Beings, and The World Turned Inside Out: Henry Corbin and the Angel Out Ahead.
  • Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei: Professor and Kurrelmeyer Chair in German and Professor in Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University, and author of six books including The Life of Imagination: Revealing and Making the World (read the Introduction), On Being and Becoming: An Existentialist Approach to Life, and After the Palace Burns, which won The Paris Review Prize.
  • James C. Kaufman: Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut, former President of American Creativity Association, and author/editor of more than 400 papers and 45 books, including Creativity 101, The Nature of Human Creativity, and Cambridge Handbook of Creativity (with Robert Sternberg).
  • Bence Nanay: Professor of Philosophy and BOF Research Professor, Centre for Philosophical Psychology at the University of Antwerp, with research focusing on philosophy of mind, philosophy of biology and aesthetics, and primary investigator of Between Perception and Action project and Seeing Things You Don’t See project.
  • Stephen T. Asma: Professor of Philosophy at Columbia College in Chicago, co-founder of the Research Group in Mind, Science and Culture, and author of ten books, including The Evolution of Imagination.
  • Lee Cockerell: Executive Vice President of Walt Disney World®Resort (retired), author of four books on leadership, management, culture and customer service, producer of the Creating Disney Magic Podcast, and Founder of the Cockerell Academy.
  • Wade Davis: Canadian cultural anthropologist, ethnobotanist, writer, photographer, Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society, and author of multiple books including Shadows in the Sun, The Wayfinders, Light at the Edge of the World, and The Serpent and the Rainbow, an international bestseller that was later released as a feature motion picture.
  • Angela Voss: Co-Founder of The Centre for Myth, Cosmology and the Sacred in Canterbury UK, writer and editor of books including Marsilio Ficino, Re-enchanting the Academy, and Daimonic Imagination, and a walker between the worlds of scholarship, imagination and transformation.
  • Shaun McNiff: A founder of the field most often known as “expressive arts therapies,” visual artist, expressive arts therapist, speaker, workshop facilitator, professor, and author of books such as Imagination in Action, Trust the Process, Art Heals, Art as Medicine, Creating with Others, and Earth Angels.
  • Dr. Penny Hay: Artist, educator, Reader in Creative Teaching and Learning, Senior Lecturer in Arts Education, School of Education; Research Fellow, Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries; Bath Spa University and Director of Research, House of Imagination. Signature projects include School Without Walls and Forest of Imagination.
  • Håkan Lidbo: Artist and innovator at Rumtiden Idea Lab in Stockholm, Sweden, exploring the intersections between art, music, science, games, technology and society.
  • Julian Cribb: Australia’s leading science writer, Co-Founder, Council for the Human Future, and author of the books, Surviving the 21st Century and the new Earth Detox: How and Why We Must Clean Up Our Planet.
  • Emmy van Deurzen: Founder and Principal of The New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling in London, an authority on existential therapy, psychologist, philosopher and author of books including Rising From Existential Crisis: Life Beyond Calamity.
  • Mario Livio: Astrophysicist, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and author of GALILEO and the Science Deniers, Why? What Makes Us Curious, The Golden Ratio, Is God A Mathematician?, and Brilliant Blunders.
  • Agustin Fuentes: Primatologist and biological anthropologist at Princeton University and author of The Creative Spark: How Imagination Made Humans Exceptional.
  • Gary Lachman: Author of twenty-three books on the meeting ground between consciousness, culture, and the western esoteric tradition including Beyond the Robot: The Life and Work of Colin Wilson, and Lost Knowledge of the Imagination.
  • Eva Rider: Jungian Depth Psychotherapist, teacher, poet, board member of Depth Psychology Alliance, and student of Alchemy and the Hermetic Tree of Life who has worked extensively with Marion Woodman and Mary Hamilton.
  • Dr. Eric Maisel: America’s foremost creativity coach and author of more than 50 books on creativity, the creative life, life purpose and meaning issues, critical psychology, and mental fitness, including Unleashing the Artist Within and his new, Redesign Your Mind.
  • Lance Strate: Professor of Communications & Media Studies at Fordham University (NYC), President of the Institute of General Semantics, and author of the book, Media Ecology: An Approach to Understanding the Human Condition.
  • Tom Atlee: Vice President of the Co-Intelligence Institute which works to further the understanding and development of co-intelligence in politics, governance, economics, and conscious evolution, and author of books including Empowering Public Wisdom, The Tao of Democracy, and Reflections on Evolutionary Activism.
  • Dr. Marta Davidovich Ockuly: Creative Potential Institute CEO and Advisory Board Member, United Nations World Creativity & Innovation Day.
  • Zachary Simpson: Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Associate Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Religion of Science and Religion, and author of the books Life As ArtAesthetics and the Creation of Self, and the new, The Paradoxes of Modernity.
  • Rita J. King: EVP for Business Development at Science House, a cathedral of imagination in Manhattan that is reinventing the future of work through Model Meetings and inspiring people to create what they imagine, Resident Research Fellow at the Center for Engineered Natural Intelligence at UC San Diego, and visionary advocate of The Imagination Age.
  • Dr. Tim Lomas: Senior researcher for Wellbeing for Planet Earth with an interest in cross-cultural perspectives on wellbeing, and author and editor of books including Translating Happiness, Mindfulness in Positive Psychology, and The Positive Power of Negative Emotions.
  • Douglas Eby: Writer, researcher, and author of The Creative Mind series of websites providing “Information and inspiration for exploring your creativity and personal development and for helping artists thrive.”
  • Max Haiven: Canada Research Chair in Culture, Media and Social Justice, Co-Director of the ReImagining Value Action Lab (RiVAL), Associate Professor of English at Lakehead University, and author of books such as The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity (with Alex Khasnabish).
  • Gary Cox: British philosopher, biographer, and author of books on Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialism, and ethics including How to Be an Existentialist, How To Be a Philosopher, and Is Hell Other People? – Existentialism and the Existence of Others.
  • Dr. Tom Lombardo: Director of the Center for Future Consciousness, Fellow and Executive Board member of the World Futures Studies Federation, and author of numerous books and articles in psychology, philosophy, education, and the future, including Future Consciousness: The Path to Purposeful Evolution.
  • Theodore Richards: Philosopher, professor, poet, the Founder and Director of the Chicago Wisdom Project, editor of Reimagining Magazine, and author of the books, Cosmosophia, and The Great Re-imagining: Spirituality in an Age of Apocalypse.
  • Greg Salyer, PhD: President of the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, founded in 1934 by Manly Palmer Hall to promote the study of the world’s wisdom literature, and a traveler in imaginary worlds.
  • Sara Riaz Khan: Abstract visual artist and Director at Harbord & Khan Educational Consultants, inspired by nature, a shared humanity and transformation.
  • Dr. Howard Bennett Esbin: Co-creator of All Star Teams, a talent empowerment toolset for individuals, teams, and organizations, which valorizes imagination as an apex strength.
  • Becca Tarnas, PhD: Scholar of archetypal studies, depth psychology, and philosophy, editor of Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology, teacher at Pacifica Graduate and the California Institute of Integral Studies, and author of Journey to the Imaginal Realm: A Reader’s Guide to J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.
  • Stuart Williams: Environmental artist and architect specializing in monumental-scale public art installations exploring symbolic intersections between technology, nature and humanity.
  • Jeff Hoke: Author and curator of the Museum of Lost Wonder, which exists to encourage the curious to explore a lost way of looking at the world.
  • Christiane Wagner: Professor, researcher, writer, editor, artist, architect designer, and Editor-in-Chief, founder, and creative director of Art Style, Art & Culture International Magazine, who is internationally known for her research on aesthetics, sciences of art, architecture, design, and science of communication.
  • Jai Uttal: Grammy nominated sacred music composer, recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, and ecstatic vocalist, who combines influences from India with influences from rock and jazz to create a stimulating and exotic multi-cultural fusion that is truly world spirit music. His newly released album is, Let Me Burn.
  • Marcelo Spina & Georgina Huljich: Architects and Directors of PATTERNS, an L.A. based architectural design studio that has gained global recognition for its subtle approach to architecture which seamlessly integrates advanced technology within an extensive consideration of form, novel tectonics, and innovative materials.
  • Sam Torode: Artist, musician, and author of novels and books including The Dirty Parts of the Bible, Living from the Soul: The 7 Spiritual Principles of Ralph Waldo Emerson, and his latest, Secrets of the Mind: Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Keys to Expansive Mental Powers.
  • Kingsley Dennis, PhD: Sociologist, researcher, writer, and author of several critically acclaimed books including The Sacred Revival, The Modern Seeker, New Revolutions for a Small Planet, and the new, UNIFIED: Cosmos, Life, Purpose.
  • Gillian Judson, PhD: Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Simon Fraser University Faculty of Education, and primary catalyst behind the creation, direction, and expansion of imaginED, a blog designed to support and enable imagination-focused teaching in all contexts.
  • Kenneth Newby: Canadian composer, musician, artist, scholar, and designer whose work involves the creation of music, animation, and performance by means of encoded artistic practices and the design of computational technologies as agents for intelligence amplification and design-space exploration.
  • Rachel Armstrong: Professor of Regenerative Architecture at KU Leuven, Belgium whose work explores the possibility of built constructions with characteristics that are associated with living things in that they can grow, metabolise, “feel,” die, and from their remains can be regenerated.
  • David Lorimer: Program Director of the Scientific and Medical Network, an international group of academics and professionals dedicated to an open-minded exploration of the boundaries of science, and author of books including his new, A Quest for Wisdom: Inspiring Purpose on the Path of Life.
  • Stephanie Shea: Founder/Creator of Rejected Religion, a website and podcast dedicated to “illuminating the obscure,” who holds a Research Master in Religious Studies from the University of Amsterdam, and whose research interests are located in the areas of Western esotericism, and emergent identity groups.
  • Richard H. Bell: Professor of Theology, University of Nottingham, UK investigating the theological, ethical, and artistic interests of the composer Richard Wagner.
  • Will Linn: Founder of Mythouse.org and the General Education Department at Hussian College, where he teaches courses on myth, philosophy and storytelling. 
  • Ariane Koek: Creative Director and Consultant in Arts Science Technology Ecology, Initiator, Founding Director of Arts at CERN, and editor, co-editor, and writer of the books, Real Feelings: Emotion and Technology and Entangle: Physics and the Artistic Imagination.
  • Jeff Bollow: Actor, writer, director, producer, author, public speaker, film festival organizer, founder of Australia’s Screenplay Development Centre, and presenter of the TEDx Talk, Expand Your Imagination Exponentially.
  • Jennifer McDougall: Founder of Imagination Spectrum, a platform for measuring cognitive differences, starting with the vividness of our imagination, and Aphantasia Network, helping shape a new global conversation on the power of image-free thinking.
  • Patrick Hughes: British artist and creator of “reverspective”, an optical illusion on a three-dimensional surface where parts which seem farthest away are actually physically the nearest. Seeing these sculptured paintings is to “experience unreality and the paradox of illusory space and movement.”
  • Lisa Stock: Award-winning filmmaker working in magic realism whose films have been featured in festivals and screenings around the world including London, New York, Austin, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Sydney, aired on PBS, and chosen as a Project of the Day on Kickstarter.
  • Robert Rich: Musician, composer, and performer of over 40 albums of electronic music known for his all-night sleep concerts and instrumental ambient music.
  • Irina Ideas: Multidisciplinary artist expressing herself through the prism of classical piano, abstract paintings, sculpture, installation art, curating and writing, future, art, philosophy, and history.
  • Arjun Verma: Sitarist and composer trained by Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, Alam Khan, and Roop Verma, who has performed in the United Nations, Prague Castle, the Fillmore, and on NBC TV, and whose latest album is entitled, Epiphanies.
  • Susan Rowland: Jungian scholar of the arts, teacher at Pacifica Graduate Institute, and author of Mary Wandwalker Mysteries and The Sacred Well Murders (2022).
  • Andrew Hugill: Composer, musicologist, creative technologist, and Professor of Creative Computing at the University of Leicester who has been busy with the first Aural Diversity workshop and his BBC broadcast of ’Spectrum Sounds’.
  • Kate McCallum: Founder c3: Center for Conscious Creativity, CEO Bridge Arts Media, LLC, a multimedia producer, writer, and artist passionate about creativity, the arts and the imagination.
  • Sam Mickey, PhD: Educator, author, and editor working at the confluence of philosophy, religion, and ecology, adjunct lecturer in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness program at CIIS, as well as an adjunct professor in the Theology and Religious Studies department at the University of San Francisco.
  • Lisa Norton: Artist and Founder of Uncertainment, an organization dedicated to the practice of transformative art-and design-centered learning oriented toward reflective dialogue, discussion, critique and conversation, and embodied participatory knowing.
  • David Brin: Astrophysicist, futurist, tech-pundit, forecaster, NASA adviser, and the author of best-selling award-winning science fiction books, who helped to establish UCSD’s Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination.
  • Mihaela Ivan Holtz: Doctor in Clinical Psychology with a practice in Beverly Hills who helps creatives with emotional trauma, depression, anxiety, performance anxiety, creativity/creative blocks, and addictions – to be and live their own best version.
  • Sabine Winters: Founder of the interdisciplinary philosophy platform, Future Based, whose writings, podcasts, discussions, lectures and programming contemplates collectively about our ways of learning, about what we consider to be knowledge and how we try to find meaning in this faster than ever changing world.
  • DreamsID (Dreams Illustrated and Discussed; Dreams Interpreted and Drawn):A collaboration between Julia Lockheart, Associate Professor at Swansea College of Art, UWTSD and Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, and Mark Blagrove is Professor of Psychology at Swansea University.
  • Bernie Taylor: Explorer encompassing astronomical, mythological and biological knowledge among prehistoric, indigenous and ancient peoples, and through his books, Biological Time and Before Orion: Finding the Face of the Hero, YouTube videos, frequent podcast appearances, and popular and scientific presentations, takes his audiences over the edge, dropping them deep into the unimaginable.
  • Robert Fitzmaurice: British painter and printmaker whose art presents the human figure in absurd, fragmented narratives that reference history, drama and rites of passage, and who has exhibited nationally and internationally, with work entering a number of private collections around the world.
  • Michelle Holliday: Facilitator, presenter, and author of the book, The Age of Thrivability: Vital Perspectives and Practices for a Better World.
  • Paul Levinson, PhD: Author of six science fiction novels and 20 scholarly books translated into 15 languages, a songwriter, a guest on numerous podcasts and television and radio shows including CNN and NPR, and Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University (NYC).
  • Carl Abrahamsson: Swedish author of books including, Occulture: The Unseen Forces That Drive Culture Forward, and multimedia producer through his Trapart publishing company, Trapart Film, and Highbrow Lowlife, a music label run with his wife, Vanessa Sinclair.
  • Bība: Dance ceremony leader, purpose coach, music producer, and global citizen creating at the intersection of art and awakening. Dedicated to a joyful future world through inspiration, Biba’s alchemy is seeded in movement, imagination, and music, and her creations are found in the Inscape Meditation App, inroom at Edition Hotel NYC, and inflight on JetBlue. The album by her music group, The Tenth Door, is Amazon // Alchemy of Dance.
  • John Higgs: Author of books including William Blake Vs The World, The KLF, and Stranger Than We Can Imagine: Making Sense of the Twentieth Century, who “specializes in finding previously unsuspected narratives, hidden in obscure corners of our history and culture, which can change the way we see the world.”
  • Susannah Martin: New York-born Frankfurt-based Visual Artist known for oil paintings that contemporize the classical subject of the nude in landscape while simultaneously focusing on man’s estrangement from nature, whose work is exhibited internationally throughout Europe and America, and who has completed numerous large scale public and private mural projects, as well as sets for film.
  • Todd Siler: Multimedia artist educator, and inventor, equally known for his art and for his work in creativity research, whose Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Psychology and Art from M.I.T. made him the first visual artist to be awarded a doctorate there, and the author of the books, Breaking the Mind Barrier and Think Like A Genius. Siler received the 2011 “Leonardo da Vinci” World Award of Arts.
  • Natasha Kitty Katt: Scottish disco / house music DJ, record producer, and head of influential Edinburgh-based record label, Ghetto Disco Records.
  • Gomery Kimber: British author of the psychological thrillers including the novels, No Air Native, No Man Kindred, and the Big Shilling trilogy, whose writing exemplar is the English novelist, philosopher, and critic, Colin Wilson.
  • John Bucher: Hollywood-based mythologist, storyteller, author, speaker, and podcaster with a PhD in Mythology and Depth Psychology who serves as Creative Director for the Joseph Campbell Foundation, and whose books include the best-selling Storytelling for Virtual Reality, named by BookAuthority as one of the best storytelling books of all time, and his brand new, The Storytelling Almanac.
  • Zero One (Khaled Momand): Epistemological free-thinker, neurodivergent, alchemist (polymath), irreligious, and the author of The Alchemy of Existence v01.
  • David Barnes: Co-Founder of Peace of Mind Overtures, co-creator of the Alignment Movie Process (AMPTM) and co-author of Taming Your Dragons: Making Peace With Your Emotions and It’s Just Commerce: Returning Balance to Business.
  • Douglas Hedley: Professor of the Philosophy of Religion, Fellow of Clare College, University of Cambridge, co-chair of Platonism and Neoplatonism of the American Academy of Religion, past Secretary of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion, past President of the European Society for the Philosophy of Religion, and author of a trilogy of books on imagination including, Living Forms of Imagination.
  • Alexander Laszlo: is an Argentina-based polycultural systems scientist, Director of Research at the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research, President of the Board of Directors of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, and the 57th President of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, who is known for his work on systems theories and “education ecosystems.
  • Gary Tillery: Author of books, including the spiritual biographies of John Lennon (The Cynical Idealist), George Harrison (Working Class Mystic), and Elvis Presley (The Seeker King), and a professional sculptor whose most prominent work is the centerpiece for Chicago’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
  • Stephen Nachmanovitch, Ph.D.: Author of two books on the creative process, The Art of Is: Improvising As a Way of Life, and Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art, and an improvisational violinist and composer who performs and teaches at the intersection of performing arts, multimedia, philosophy, humanities, and ecology.
  • Malcolm Guite: English poet, singer-songwriter, Anglican priest, and academic whose research interests include the intersection of religion and the arts, and the examination of the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, and British poets such as Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The author of five books of poetry, as well as several books on Christian faith and theology, he also performs as a singer and guitarist for the Cambridgeshire-based blues-rock band, Mystery Train.
  • Subhash Kak: Computer scientist who is the Regents Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater, a member of the Indian Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council, and author books including, The Astronomical Code of the Rigveda, The Nature of Physical Reality, and articles such as The Measure of Space.
  • Liliana N. Fargo, Ph.D.: Economist, Educator, Independent Thinker, Social Advocate, Globalist, and Visionary.
  • Joma Sipe: Portuguese visionary artist inspired by the Symbolist Movement who creates paintings using Sacred Geometry to express esoteric knowledge about every mystical aspect of the world’s religions and philosophies and transmit an inner spiritual image and sacred feeling, and whose publications include the book, Soul of Light.
  • James Wanless: Visionary creator of the best-selling Voyager Tarot, a 21st century map of life for proactively navigating a whole life as the universal human, and author of the books, Way of the Great Oracle, called “The Voyager Bible,” Intuition@Work, and Adventures with Greening Man, My Mythic Mentor.
  • Angela Berry: Designer, author, and watercolour artist who has also worked creatively as a photographer and choreographer.
  • Nia Richards: Creative Education Consultant and Partnerships Catalyst, and the Founder and Director of Tybed, an educational social enterprise.
  • Dr. Tereza Stehlikova: Czech/British artist who works across media, exploring the role of the senses in aesthetic experience, and an editor of Tangible Territory, a cross-disciplinary journal bringing together the voices of artists, scientists and philosophers, who was recently featured in SEISMA Magazine about her ART & SCIENCE practice.
  • Alex Vikoulov: Russian-American futurist, evolutionary cyberneticist and philosopher of mind, CEO/Editor-in-Chief of Ecstadelic Media Group, filmmaker, media commentator, and author of books such as The Syntellect Hypothesis: Five Paradigms of the Mind’s Evolution.
  • Carole J. McCoy: L.A.-based multimedia visual artist as a painter, assemblage sculptor, video-artist, writer, and artivist (arts-advocate) who has exhibited in numerous art exhibits, onsite, and virtual, as well as a professional model who has appeared in commercials, movies, television, and PSAs.
  • Wouter J. Hanegraaff: Professor of History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents at University of Amsterdam, the former first President of the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism, and the author of books including, Western Esotericism: A Guide for the Perplexed.
  • Dr. Cyndi Burnett: Director of Possibilities for Creativity and Education with 20 years of teaching experience at the International Center for Studies in Creativity at SUNY Buffalo State, who is co-editor of the books, Weaving Creativity into Every Strand of Your Curriculum and 20 Lessons to Weave Creative Thinking into Every Classroom.
  • Heidi James: Los Angeles-based screenwriter with Fallout Entertainment creating edgy female-driven content whose pilot, Deadshot Girls, was the lone runner-up of Script Pipeline’s First Look Project and in the Top 1% on Coverfly’s Red List.
  • Jai-Jagdeesh: Singer, dancer, writer, and former teacher (of yoga) whose music has circled the globe.
  • Dana Lynne Andersen: Creator of Awakening Arts Academy, a transformative arts organization near Assisi, Italy, which includes a studio classroom, fine art gallery, performance venue, and gathering place for artists of all kinds, including painters, musicians, film-makers, dancers, poets, and playwrights.
  • Antonin Tuynman, Ph.D: Author of the books, The Ouroboros Code: Reality’s Digital Alchemy Self-Simulation Bridging Science and Spirituality, and Is Intelligence an Algorithm?, and co-author and editor of Is Reality a Simulation? An Anthology (along with Alex Vikoulov).
  • James Heffernan: Author who has written five books, his latest being Tunnels Through Time: Poems and Observations.
  • Dr. Catherine Svehla: Cultural mythologist, storyteller, and activist whose motto is “Keep the mystery in your life alive.”
  • Menka Sanghvi: Mindfulness researcher, writer, and a designer who previously ran social innovation labs with organizations such as the United Nations.
  • Wayne Lindsay: Brand consultant, storyteller, the Imagining Director of Imaginnovation®, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a proponent of play.
  • Lou Prosperi: Self-described “Imagineering Evangelist” who has been collecting books and researching Disney parks and Imagineering for the last 15 years, and is the author of The Imagineering Toolbox series.
  • Philip Horvath: Catalyst and planetary strategist who is a partner in luman.io, writes a blog about the future, culture and leadership at Medium.com, and who tweets at @philiphorvath.
  • Vanessa Sinclair, Psy.D.: Psychoanalyst based in Sweden, author of books such as The Pathways of the Heart and Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation, and editor of The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 with her husband, Carl Abrahamsson. 
  • Nichola Napora: Creative instigator helping people bring their ideas to life, working together with them to “Create Better Than Imagined”.
  • Nicholas Collins: Scholar of religion, currently in a PhD program at Rice University whose research is focused around the areas of long range historical-comparative mythology, religion and media, and Indian tantric philosophy, specifically the Pratyabhijna darsan.
  • Kim Cascone: Composer, musician, writer, and meditator, who after studying electronic music at the Berklee College of Music and the New School in Manhattan, founded Silent Records in 1986 and has released more than 50 albums of music.
  • Owen A. Barfield: Grandson of British philosopher Owen Barfield and Trustee of The Owen Barfield Literary Estate.
  • Aaron J. French: Scholar of the history of religions and esotericism, editor of weird and supernatural fiction, and author of novels including, The Time Eater, Aberrations of Reality, The Dream Beings, and many more published short stories.
  • Amy Livingstone, MA: Interdisciplinary visionary artist and spiritual activist who founded Sacred Art Studio in 2003, and who dedicates her life and work to the healing of the earth.
  • Ana Iribas-Rudin: Visual artist, researcher, teacher, and art therapist who is part of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.
  • Dan Burgess: Earthling, dad, strategist, futurist, co-designer, creative catalyst, activist, writer, speaker. In addition to producing The Spaceship Earth, he is a co-founder of Good for Nothing, co-pilot of Wild Labs, guide for We Are Ocean and a long term steward of The Wild Network
  • Ashvin Pandurangi: Writer of essays on mythology, aesthetics, psychology, philosophy, and spirituality with a deep and holistic appreciation of the cultural traditions across the world and epochs of human history. 
  • Samuel M. Sandoval, PhD: An explorer who embraces model-agnosticism, mysticism, sacred geometry, balance, synchronicities, analogies, paradoxes, and his perceived profoundness of life.
  • Ed Lantz: Visionary engineer, entrepreneur, designer, producer and director focused on making a positive impact through multisensory immersive media and applied consciousness research.
  • Lyam Thomas Christopher: Learning specialist, freediver, publisher of Forbidden Realms magazine, and author of the book, Kabbalah, Magic & the Great Work of Self Transformation: A Complete Course.
  • Dr. John L. Collins: Scientist, innovator, and Disruptive Technologist working in areas from lab-grown diamonds to synthetic biology, AI and blockchain to ethics and Intellectual Property, who uses his imagination and love of creating and making in many forms to devise inventive solutions to big challenges.
  • Anthony Alvarado: Author of DIY Magic: A Strange and Whimsical Guide to Creativity.
  • David Hilker: CEO of Fervor Records and Whirled Music Publishing, Inc.
  • J-Walt Adamczyk: Award-winning director, performer, immersive designer, graphic artist, music composer, and VR pioneer, who through his Lucid Dreamscapes has been at the forefront of interactive art and computer performance.
  • Kee-Man Chauh: Malaysia lecturer and researcher in the areas of educational technology, e-learning, computational linguistics, learning sciences and English language teaching.
  • Julia Lockheart: Associate Professor at Swansea College of Art at UWTSD, Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, and C-Founder of DreamsID.
  • Melissa St. Moore: Chicago-based eccentric dream pop musician, comedian, and web developer.
  • Stephen Jenkinson: Harvard-educated creator of the Orphan Wisdom School, author of four books and a principal conjurer of the Nights of Grief and Mystery project, a musical/poetic contention with the rough Gods of our time.
  • Tahira Endean: Meeting planner and designer-producer of human-centered events for SITE (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence), instructor of Sustainable Event Operations, industry speaker, blogger, and author of the book, Intentional Event Design, who is currently pursuing her MSC in Creativity and Change Leadership.
  • Karen Lee Street: Author and screenwriter whose published works include: Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster, Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru, Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead, Writing and Selling Crime Film Screenplays, Tattoos and Motorcycles.
  • Ricky Kej: Award-winning music composer, environmentalist, and Global Humanitarian Artist whose Winds of Samsara was the Grammy® Best New Age album of 2015, and whose new release, Divine Tides, is a collaboration with Stewart Copeland, musician and composer best known as the drummer of The Police.
  • Kate Parsons: Visual artist, Assistant Professor at Pepperdine University, Instructor at ArtCenter College of Design, co-founder of FLOAT, a VR/AR art studio, and founder of FEMMEBIT, a video art festival celebrating Los Angeles female artists working in video and new media.
  • Sheila Mullooly: Foresights thinker, artist, and education consultant, passionate about building social capacity for collective foresightfulness through ecosystem and arts-based approaches.
  • Dr. Joshua Levi Ian Gentzke: Co-founder of the artist collective New Wilderness Society, teacher and publisher on religion and philosophy, and maker of music with too much reverb.
  • Sheeba Khan: Renowned international abstract artist who has inspired many with her fairy tale journey as an artist – from the jungles of India where she was raised like a princess to her successful career in the artworld. Her works are part of the private collection of many collectors across the US and Europe.
  • Xerxes Voshmgir: Futurist and transcultural traveler combining different thought schools, ideas, and people to inspire and create new solutions for current and future challenges.
  • Laura Shamas, Ph.D.: Mythologist and writer in genres such as theatre, non-fiction, fiction, and film, including over forty plays and essays, who is on the American Theatre “List of Native Theatres and Theatremakers,” and is member of the Indigenous Writers Collaborative at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.