Mira Hunter is an interdisciplinary visual artist, an optimist, an environmentalist, and a second-generation whirling dervish. She has studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in New York, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, and the Yale University School of Art and Music in New Haven and graduated with an MFA in 2013 from Columbia University in New York. She has collaborated with Turkish born musician/producer Mercan Dede and the Modern Dance Company of Turkey, and she was featured in David Michalek’s Slow Dance project that was exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2008. She appeared in Fatih Akin’s award-winning documentary Crossing The Bridge: The Sounds of Istanbul and was one of the primary artists involved in the creation of the eco-habitat Waterpod in 2009. Hunter’s sculptural installations often involve imagery captured using a bullet time camera ring she created with her husband, Derek Junck Hunter, which they presented at dorkbot NYC in 2011. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, and Roberts Creek, British Columbia.