John Borstel is a maker, administrator, teacher, avid audience member, and advocate for the work of fellow artists. In 21 years on the staff of Dance Exchange, he has coordinated numerous projects in documentation, dissemination, and evaluation, reflecting the stage and community work of this innovative performance company, founded by Liz Lerman in 1976. He is co-author and illustrator of Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process and has traveled widely to teach and facilitate this unique feedback system,which emphasizes the values of dialogue and active involvement by the artist. As an artist at the crossroads of photography, performance, and text, John’s award-winning work has been seen in galleries throughout his native DC/Baltimore area and as far afield as England and Israel. A published writer on arts practice and active faculty member at Photoworks Glen Echo, John is co-blogger at interdisciplinaryness.tumblr.com, a collaborative venture with theatre artist Catherine Mueller. John holds a B.A. in English from Georgetown University and an MFA in interdisciplinary arts from Goddard College.