Shamsher Virk, Program Designer
Shamsher Virk has eight years experience directing communications, programming, and productions for community-engaged arts organizations. As a creative problem-solver and diplomatic communicator he guides projects that celebrate the beauty of collaboration. He has worked internationally on three continents in four languages, entering new communities with a sustained commitment to inclusive process, responsive adaptation, and shared leadership. Shamsher studied human ecology at College of the Atlantic where he immersed himself in social research methodology and interdisciplinary communication arts. His creative work includes video production for CounterPulse, sound design for Joanna Haigood’s Zaccho Dance Theatre, and a performance ethnography of migrant laborers on a U.S. dairy farm.