io (FKA Aiden Simon) is a multidisciplinary artist working in drawing, photo, sculpture, and construction. They are interested in the disruption of stable states and subjectivities. They are currently drawing small creatures and writing a book. io is also interested in plants and rural queer space. They live at Tinkledy Spring, a queer land project they co-founded in Abiquiú, New Mexico. They received their BFA in Photography at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) 2009, and MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) 2013.