Refugee Aid Project
Fernando Arroyo Lascurain - Composer 
Fernando Arroyo García Lascurain received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Composition at the Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of Dr. Richard Danielpour, where he was awarded a “Merit Scholarship” for two years. Upon graduation from his Master degree, Arroyo was awarded the Van Lier Foundation Fellowship, an award given to a young composer in the early stages of his career, working in any style of music or sound art that have proven their artistic merit. In 2012 he relocated to Los Angeles where he received a PhD in Composition at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) where he worked with composers Bruce Broughton, Paul Chihara, Ian Krouse and David S. Lefkowitz....

Victoria Stevens - Film-maker and Photographer

​Victoria Stevens  was born in the south and split her formative years between the UK and Upstate New York. After attending college in Savannah, Georgia she hightailed it to the big city and has called Brooklyn her home for the last eleven years. She has explored every facet of the industry, starting as an assistant for world renowned portrait photographers, then working as a producer, retoucher, and finally photo editor for several years before diving full-time into her own freelance photography career. She can be found shooting portraits for the New York Times and T Magazine, Interview, W Magazine, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, and other publications around the world. Her passion for activism and world travel have influenced her personal projects, and she’s often found shooting reportage style work in the midst of politically charged protests and unique cultural events. 

Skyler Knutzen - Videographer and Photographer

Skyler Knutzen is a photographer and videographer from Des Moines, Iowa. He recently moved to Brooklyn, after graduating from the University of Iowa. Inspired by the people and places around him, he often leans toward human stories to capture with a photo or video. Skyler's work has been seen in Outside Magazine as well as the Des Moines Register. He has mostly been focused on documentary work and continues to hone his storytelling skills through this medium.