Christopher Atkins, MIA’s Coordinator of the Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program, curates contemporary work for the encyclopedic museum. Bookmaker Caitlin Warner created a unique way to distribute her work to the public with her “Unvending Machines.” Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and librettist Dominick Argento is a founding member of the Minnesota Opera. And Gadu Doushin practices butoh, an avant-garde Japanese performance art that celebrates weakness and vulnerability.