What is Cultbytes?

In support of artists and the art world, Cultbytes was founded in 2016 as an online publishing platform. We are also a Curatorial & PR/Digital Agency.

Cultbytes covers the expansive field of contemporary art from a broad but critical perspective. Our writers are at the heart of our content. We publish pieces by the most interesting emerging and established critics, artists, and curators, poets, journalists, and art collectors.

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The Team

Editor-in-Chief &
Director, Cultbytes Agency
Anna Mikaela Ekstrand

Ayana Evans, Alexandra Bregman

Social Media Manager
Nina Blumberg

Alli Melanson


Elizabeth Muir (Auctions, NY), Annabel Keenan (Contemporary Art, LA), 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),Carson Wos (Textiles, NY), Isabella Ruggiero (Art and Design, NY), Alexandra Israel (Contemporary Art, NY), Juliana Steiner (LatAm Art, NY/Bogotá), Caira Moreira-Brown (African Diaspora Art, CHI), Rhea Boyden (Modern and Contemporary Art, Ireland and U.K)

Guest Contributors

Fabiola Einhorn (Interactive Design, Austin), Madeleine Löfberg (Creative Writer/Journalist, SF), Annika Connor (Painter/Actress/Entrepreneur, NY), Cheikh Athj (Poet/Musician/Dancer, Phila.), Patrick Scorese (Curator, NY), Taylor F. Engle (Fashion, NY/CA), Louise Hohorst (IR-Specialist, NY), Noe Hinojosa Jr. (Contemporary Art, TX), Christiane Gastl (Contemporary Art, Vienna), David Van Leeuwen (Attorney, BK)

Content Collaborators

Jasmin Hernandez (Gallery Gurls), Etty Yaniv (Artspiel), Amy Snyder (Amy Snyder Art Advisory), Steven Buchko (Coin Central), Zsona Maco, Barnebys