Scotty Wagner and Bailey Hikawa have been creative collaborators since 2013. Wagner recently earned his MFA from the University of California Santa Barbara, focusing on experimental performance and writing. Hikawa lives and works in Los Angeles as an artist and set designer. They have performed together at Shed Projects in Oakland, The Di Rosa Foundation in Napa, California, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. In 2016, Hikawa and Wagner collaborated on a short performance titled “Freedom Finderz” performed at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles as part of a feminist performance series, “Sorority". “Trial Child: Nurture a Better Nature” is their most recent experimental mentally disordered visually delicious performative collaboration.

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