TRAVIS JUST (composer, codirector of Object Collection) is a composer based in Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.. His work often uses
text, objects and gesture in addition to instruments, voice and electronics. He has composed six operas: Problem Radical(s) (2009), Innova (2011) and NO HOTEL (2013), cheap&easy OCTOBER (2015), It’s All True (2016) and YOU ARE UNDER
OUR SPACE CONTROL (2019). Travis received a BFA from the Mannes College of Music/New School University while studying with Andrew Cyrille. He received an MFA from California Institute of the Arts and studied with James Tenney, Wadada Leo Smith and Michael Pisaro.
KARA FEELY (writer/director, codirector of Object Collection) is a writer, director, designer and performer for experimental theater and interdisciplinary performance. Her work draws inspiration from experimental writing and music composition strategies, and combines a variety of materials, from found text fragments and landscapes of objects, to recorded interviews and radio broadcasts. Additionally, her texts have been published in Antennae, a journal of experimental writing and performance, PLAY A JOURNAL OF PLAYS, and the Japanese imprint futow. Kara currently teaches and advises design in the theater department at Barnard College/Columbia University.