Brian Sonia-Wallace is a Los Angeles-based artist and cultural commentator with a background in community development and devised theatre. He is a 2015 National Parks System Artist-in-Residence for the Santa Monica Mountains and a 2015 Doris Duke Impact Award Nominee. His cultural criticism has appeared in Unframed (LACMA’s blog), ArtsBeatLA, Latino Producers’ Action Network, LA Theatre Review, and others. His last play, White Man, Trying to Help, examined white people in activism and had its international debut at the Edinburgh Fringe in August, 2015. Sonia-Wallace holds an MA in Sustainable Development from the University of St Andrews, Scotland.