Rachel Ashby was born Ōtautahi but is now based in Tāmaki Makaurau. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from Elam School of Fine Arts. She is currently completing a history degree at the University of Auckland and is the host of 95bFM’s contemporary arts show Artbank. Ashby is interested in exploring ideas of collaboration, community, and rupture through sound.
Sarah Callesen grew up in rural Manawatū and currently lives in Tāmaki Makaurau, where she is completing a Master of Fine Arts at Elam School of Fine Arts. Her interdisciplinary practice explores mediated perceptual experiences of the world, the recording and translation of information, and gendered histories.