Nica Ross is an artist and cultural producer via Brooklyn, NY, San Francisco, CA and Tempe, AZ. Their creative research challenges normative ideologies and social constructions that are reinforced by technology, performance and play. This work takes multiple forms: video installation, performance, gayming, sporting and more. The continuity across these forms is an invitation that is inherent in each piece. Nica holds a B.A. in Cinema from San Francisco State University and an M.F.A. in Advanced Photographic Study from The International Center of Photography, Bard College program. Nica has worked in video, theater and event production on both commercial and artistic projects for over 15 years. As a collaborator they have worked with 3-Legged Dog Media & Theater Group, The Joshua Light Show along with many individual artists. Presently they are Associate Professor of Video and Media Design in the CMU School of Drama and Director of the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry. More information about Nica can be found at nicaross.com.