James Parnell is an educator, curator, dancer, and zinester based in The Hague. He is focused on collective knowledge sharing and learning through teaching, publication, zines, and performance. He is invested in topics that can be awkward but very human—such as apologies and conflict—and in creating spaces where communities can gather and share lived experience as a valuable knowledge set. Parnell is the co-curator of BARTALK, an interdisciplinary lecture, performance, and storytelling series based in The Hague. Additionally, he is an event programmer at WORM Rotterdam, where he manages WORM Pirate Bay.