Ari Sitas is a poet, dramatist, and sociologist. He was at the core of the transformation of Labour Studies, of popular and theater work, and a range of cultural initiatives in South Africa. He has recently been awarded the highest honor bequeathed to South Africans for his scientific and creative work, the Order of Mapungubwe.
Kristy Stone is a fine artist and aesthetician theorist at the Centre for Humanities Research of the University of the Western Cape.
Greg Dor is a journalist, scholar, and activist in South Africa.
Reza Khota is a composer and leader of a number of ensembles, and an accomplished guitarist.