Deanna (she/her) is the founder and curator of Same Faces Collective. She founded Same Faces in October of 2019 during her first semester of college. As it stands today, Deanna thinks of Same Faces as a sort of digital archive for those who feel underrepresented.
Deanna is currently pursuing her MFA in Fiction at Columbia College Chicago and works as a Research Collections Assistant at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. She writes fiction that explores identity, isolation, and nature. Her writing has been published in Hair Trigger, Affinity Magazine, and Mulberry Literary. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her in a ballet class or out on a run by Lake Michigan.
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Fernanda Armada is a visual artist with a special interest in photography and plastic production. She studied Photography at the Escuela Activa de Fotografía at the age of 16 and is currently a student of Visual Arts with a specialty in Plastic Arts at the Faculty of Arts of the Universidad Autónoma. In her plastic production, she focuses on femininity, introspection, family memory and the unconscious.
Fernanda has been published in Fotógrafas Latinoamericanas, Strawberry Zine, and the book Violence and Gender in Times of Pandemic. Her work has been affiliated with the Museum of Contemporary Art of Querétaro, La Ceiba Gráfica, and CLUB 707, Paris.
Brittany Ashley (she/they) is an art historian and writer from Eastern Kentucky. Her interests include really bad disaster movies, contemporary art, dinosaurs, the horror genre, and Antarctica. She lives with her partner and their cat, Poppet (pictured), in Denver, CO, and hopes to enter the field of museum education. Her thoughts are on display at @stillifewithart on Instagram.