WE ARE SPACELAB, A CREATIVE HUB CATALYZING FRESH IDEAS TO MAKE MULTIMEDIA AND INVESTIGATIVE VENTURES COME TO LIFE.
WE ARE INSPIRED BY LIVING SYSTEMS AND SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPS, WHICH WE USE AS VEHICLES TO CULTIVATE CUTTING EDGE DESIGNS AND COMMUNICATIONS.
WE MANIFEST VISIONS AS REALITY BY COMBINING CROSS-PLATFORM EVOLVABILITY WITH SIMPLICITY OF CONCEPT.
meet our team
Co-founder, Creative Director
Aja is a social entrepreneur and multi-faceted artist working to forge new pathways for fusing artistic genres by creating immersive creative experiences accessible to all people and communities. Along with working for the likes of Nickelodeon, participating in intersectional events like Crosslines at the Smithsonian, and collaboratively painting 35 foot walls with fellow queer artists, Aja is devoted to manifesting the Space Lab vision by hosting events, curating, and collaborating with LGBTQ artists to create platforms and safe spaces for creative expression of all genres. As a visual artist, Aja creates experiences that invite viewers to awaken, perplex, and question identities.
Co-founder, creative director
Michelle works to empower using knowledge of writing and music. She strives to uplift communities and individuals using workshops and programs centered in environmental consciousness and storytelling from Uptown in Chicago, IL to Paradise at Parkside in NE DC to Santiago, Chile. Also an investigative researcher, Michelle is currently a Fulbright grantee mapping alternative energy producers in Chile.
At Space Lab, Michelle strives to create connections among communities and artists to increase communication and invoke systematic change.