Dru Blumensheid b. Dayton, Ohio, 1984
Dru Blumensheid (aka BUMESI) is an Australian-American artist & filmmaker based in New York City. Blumensheid graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts at the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2007. From 2007- 2014 she resided in Melbourne, Australia, founding an art & model collective called the BUMESI Collective. She creates within mediums of film, photography, fashion design and performance. Her videos and short films are created with the BUMESI Collective, which focuses around a sense of place within global locations, socio-political reflections and futurism.