Jordan Lee Thompson is an art worker and educator based out of Northeast Minneapolis. He works in performance, installation, video production, projection, drawing, animation and other new media to combine his passions of participatory art, microsociology and speculative storytelling. Jordan spends his days at CTV North Suburbs where he directs the Youth Media Department, helping teens write, produce and distribute their own short films and animations, and serves as the Project Manager for Mizna's Arab Film Festival and Tour. Jordan has also worked with organizations including James Sewell Ballet, Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project, Minneapolis Television Network, and the Twin Cities Media Alliance. Jordan holds a BFA in Painting, a BA in Art History and Arts Management, and a certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Iowa.