Aaron Finbloom is a philosopher, artist and pedagogue. He is the co-founder of The School of Making Thinking (SMT) and the founder & director of The Deep Play Institute (DPI). His practice involves expanding transformative inquiry through games, performance art and structured play. With training in Circling, Authentic Relating, and Psychodrama, he also facilitates experimental individual and group sessions inspired by these practices. Finbloom has presented works internationally at venues which include: The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Gallery 151 (New York), Maschinenhaus Kulturbrauerei (Berlin), UNAM (Mexico City), and MainLine Theatre (Montreal). He holds a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities & Fine Arts from Concordia University in Montreal, and is currently teaching Philosophy at the City College of New York and The University of Portland. finblooming.com
Faith Danforth is a long time student of the Tarot, first learning with the feminist Motherpeace deck, and currently deeply appreciating the Woodblock Dreams Tarot, the Brady Tarot and always loving the Rider Waite Colman Smith classic Tarot! She has extensive training in earth based and body based spiritual practices and ritual, yoga, facilitation and mediation. Her focus is on the good of the whole, including our non-human kin, seeking and supporting wholeness and healing in the systems (and eco-systems) which constitute our present. Her day job is as a non-profit administrator.