Mira Hunter is a visual artist and a second-generation whirling dervish, traditionally an all-male 13th century mystic practice. She was one of the primary artists involved in the creation of the eco-habitat Waterpod, and presented the bullet-time camera ring she created with her husband, sculptor Derek Junck Hunter, at dorkbot-nyc 2011. She has performed at such acclaimed international events as the Montreux Jazz Festival, the London Forum and Istanbul's Arena. She was featured in David Michalek's Slow Dance project that was exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2008 and she appeared in Fatih Akin's award winning documentary Crossing The Bridge: The Sounds of Istanbul. Hunter was born in Vancouver, Canada, and currently lives and works in New York City.