Kiriakos "YAKO 440" Prodis is a New York City based multimedia and teaching artist. The grandson of Greek, Russian, & UK immigrants, he is a white anti-racist activist both in his personal life and career. As a multi-instrumentalist, beat producer, human beatboxer, and visual artist, Yako 440 has had the privilege of traveling the world as a student, educator, and cultural ambassador. Mr. Prodis holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from Goddard College's Interdisciplinary Arts program. He has composed music and visuals for theater performances, co-curated large scale art exhibitions, and toured six continents as a professional musician and mural artist.