Founded in 2015, Cultbytes is a female-led online art and culture news publication covering contemporary art from a broad but critical perspective.

Cultbytes is also a strategic communications agency catering to the cultural sector.

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The Team

Anna Mikaela Ekstrand

Ayana Evans, Alexandra Bregman

Editor & Marketing Associate
Nina Potischman

Social Media Manager
Nina Blumberg

Newsletter Design
Alli Melanson

Regular Contributors

Annabel Keenan, Alexandra Israel, Carson Wos, Caira Moreira-Brown, Esther Neff, Taylor F. Engle, Alexandria Deters, Tsipi Inberg Ben-Haim, Cement Greenberg, Xuezhu Jenny Wang, and The Editorial Team.


Vittoria Benzine (Street and Contemporary Art, NY), Jiaoyang Li (Poet and Artist, NY), Madeleine Löfberg (Creative Writer/Journalist, SF), Virginia Melodia (Set Designer, Italy), David Van Leeuwen (Attorney, BK), Emma Shapiro (Artist and Body Equality-activist, Spain), F.M. (Collector, NY), Ben Booth (Film, NY), Malin Ebbing (Design and Art, Stockholm/Milan), Sabeena Khosla (Contemporary Art, Montreal), Valeria Schiller (Curator, Kyiv/Berlin), Juliana Steiner (LatAm Art, NY/Bogotá), Rhea Boyden (Modern and Contemporary Art, Ireland/U.K), Elizabeth Muir (Auctions, NY), Amy Snyder (Art Market, NY), Etty Yaniv (Contemporary Art, NY), Jasmin Hernandez (Contemporary Art, NY), Steven Buchko (Blockchain Tech, NY), Patricia Silva (Contemporary Art, NY), Kristina Lindemann (Contemporary Art, Stockholm), Sheena Malone (Contemporary Art, Berlin), Banyi Huang (Contemporary Art, NY), Mengna Da (Contemporary Art, NY), Lux Yuting Bai (Contemporary Art, NY), Tsedaye Makonnen (Performance Art, NY), Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy (Contemporary Art/Craft, NY), Isabella Ruggiero (Art and Design, NY), Fabiola Einhorn (Interactive Design, Austin), Annika Connor (Painter/Actress/Entrepreneur, NY), Cheikh Athj (Poet/Musician/Dancer, Phila.), Patrick Scorese (Curator, NY), Louise Hohorst (IR-Specialist, NY), Ellie Hayworth (PR Specialist, NY/MIA), Noe Hinojosa Jr. (Contemporary Art, TX), Christiane Gastl (Contemporary Art, Vienna), Lotte Andersen (Artist, Lima), Tatiana Kochubinska (Curator, Ukraine), Rachel Vera Steinberg (Curator, NY), Somers Gerson (Contemporary Art, London), Susanne Lingemann (Contemporary Art, NY), Sophie Sekine (Contemporary Art, London), Kerry da Silva Cox (Artist, NY), Anna Sörenson (Artist, Stockholm), Leeza Meksin (Contemporary Art, NY), Audra Verona Lambert (Curator, NY),Adrianna Ramsey (Contemporary Art, LA), Alexandra Goldman (Photography, NY),Qingyuan Deng (Contemporary Art, NY), Yindi Chen (Contemporary Art, NY),Aida Ylanen (Contemporary Art, NY), Brittnay Proctor (Performance art, NY), Tingying Ma (Artist/Poet, NY), Anoushka Bhalla (Artist, NY), Håkon Lillegraven (Curator, Oslo), Chunchun Tao (Contemporary Art, NYC), Annie Lyall-Slaughter (Contemporary Art, NYC), Emireth Herrera Valdes (Curator, NYC), Gary Ryan (Poet/Writer, NYC), Agustina Battezzati (Contemporary Art, NYC), Christen Clifford (Artist, NYC), Jenny Wu (Contemporary Art, NYC), Lily Williams (Contemporary Art, NYC), Chiarena Chen (Curator, NYC), Alina Yakirevitch (Artist, NYC), Wes Kline (Artist/Filmmaker, FL), and Jonatan Habib Engqvist (Curator, Stockholm).

Fiction and Poetry

Andie Sheridan, Layla Elqutami, and K.D. Walker.

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