Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes is a Seattle-based artist, writer, and designer. His work has been shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art, MOCA (Los Angeles, CA), the Frye Art Museum (Seattle, WA), and most recently the Aichi Triennale in Japan. A founding member of the collective, Black Constellation, he has directed music videos for Sub Pop recording artists Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, and Porter Ray. He was co-founder and creative director of pun(c)tuation, a prototypical mixed-use space in Seattle, WA. In 2014, Alley-Barnes received the Neddy Artist Award in Open Medium.