Otake is a dancer and
performer who has received numerous awards, including a MacArthur Fellowship,
Doris Duke Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, and Rauschenberg Residency. She
is the Menakka and Essel Bailey '66 Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the
College of the Environment. Johnston is a photographer and
Professor of History, East Asian Studies, Science in Society, and
Environmental Studies at Wesleyan.