Who We Are

Staff

Brittany Zion Estrada – Educational Director – Orchestra Life Studio

A creative producer with a background in secondary education and
research. She most recently left her 10 year educational career to apply her production, writing,and social critique skills in the film, health and commercial worlds. She integrates social justice consciousness, philosophy, art, film and autonomous education advocacy into her work. While promoting collaboration between artists, creatives and activists with the goal of materializing content & experience from ideation to execution.

Maceo Paisley – Founding Director – President
A lifelong artist with a background in tactical logistics Maceo is an analytical creative with a diverse skill set in both arts and sciences. As a performance artist he investigates the human experience through language and movement, as a behavioral economist he looks at how we make decisions, collaborate, and derive meaning from the world.

As president and director, Maceo oversees the strategy and vision for Citizens Of Culture.

Board

Lisa Kim – Secretary – Arts Advisor
Having completes an MA in Culture, Criticism and Curation at Central Saint Martins in London, Lisa spent 2014 deeply immersed in art, exhibitions, archives, heritage and culture looking at the historical and contemporary from a critical point of view. Involved in 3 major projects during the programme: a window gallery exhibit based on the Charles L. Pickering archive at LCC, a digital think tank group which culminated in an evening of talks and discussion at South London Gallery. Her final project was a archival research project which resulted in an contemporary art exhibition and weekend programme at Flat Time House gallery in Peckham.

Thomas Brodahl – Technology & Design Advisor
Web pioneer with 20 years experience creating web applications and marketing materials across all media.

Dr.Tracy Ann Esseglou – Philosophy Advisor
Dr. Esseglou is devoted to social modeling and the development of social prototyping. As a culture strategist & translator, she is actively engaged in the facilitation of communication across social groups and groupings. Working with ‘people, places, things’ — including: language, text, visual mediums and digital development, UX in digital, physical and social environments… — my design thinking (Situation Design) regards situation as the cell of experience and the basic unit of all design.