Melissa Stern is an artist, writer, curator and anthropologist living in NYC. As an artist she works at the intersection of story- telling, drawing and objects. As a writer she is focused on the collision of the arts, culture and politics. She has written extensively for The New York Press, CityArts, The Weeklings, and Time Out NY. Follow her writing on speakingintongues.melissa-stern.com and her traveling multimedia installation, "The Talking Cure" at thetalkingcureproject.com.