Allison Leigh Holt is a neurodivergent artist and a Fulbright Scholar (Indonesia) using techniques of expanded cinema and the Light And Space movement to model various manifestations of mind. Holt’s research-based work has been supported by The Ford Foundation Gallery, Djerassi Resident Artist Program, the David Bermant Foundation, the San Francisco Arts Commission, Denise Montell Laboratories at UC Santa Barbara, and Cemeti Institute for Art and Society in Indonesia. She has been a resident artist/researcher at Sanggar Perbakayun (Indonesia); the Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science and Technology; and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. She has exhibited, screened, and lectured nationally and internationally, in Latvia, Poland, Indonesia, and at the University of North Dakota Writers Conference, with sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson and theoretical physicist Brian Greene. She was plenary faculty in the 2022 Mind & Life Summer Research Institute, and her writing has featured in Yale’s Theater Magazine, Panorama Journal, and Public Journal.