Rebecca Maria Goldschmidt, an artist, activist, and educator engaging in place-based art-making and learning. Her current work reflects on her studies of the Ilokano language and cultural practices of both her Jewish and Filipino ancestors. Working primarily in photography, video, fibers, and performance, she often works in collaboration with local organizations to facilitate the exchange of knowledge intergenerationally and interculturally. She received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa in 2020 and her Bachelor of Arts in German Studies from Lewis & Clark College in 2008. In 2021, she will continue her studies as a Research Student at Hiroshima City University as a recipient of the Monbukagakusho MEXT Scholarship from the Japanese Government.