Author Archives: Anna Sloan
Mayu Iida – Reading Karen Barad: affect, technoscience and nuclear crisis
Yew-Mien Lor – Short films screenings and conversations on HerStories in contemporary Malaysia
Lizzie Thynne & Margaretta Jolly – Remembering Mary McIntosh 1936-2013: Foremother of feminist and queer practice
Lesbian Lives 2013, Catherine Nash – Lesbian spaces in transition: insights from Toronto and Sydney
Lesbian Lives 2013, Rob Clucas – Being a trans man in women’s space
Lesbian Lives 2013, Hila Amit – Free Radicals: choosing a non-birth life among Palestinian lesbians in Israel
Q&A with Alex Juhasz – Producer of The Owls
Alexandra Juhasz is Professor of Media Studies, Pitzer College. She has written multiple articles on feminist, fake, and AIDS documentary. Her current work is on and about YouTube, and other more radical uses of digital media. She has produced the feature films, The Owls, and The Watermelon Woman, as well as nearly fifteen educational documentaries on feminist issues like teenage sexuality, AIDS, and sex education. Her first book, AIDS TV: Identity, Community and Alternative Video (Duke University Press, 1996) is about the contributions of low-end video production to political organizing and individual and community growth.
Kate O’Riordan is Reader in Digital Media and Associate Professor of Art at the University of Sussex and the University of California Santa Cruz respectively. She is the author and editor of three books, most recently The Genome Incorporated: Constructing Biodigital Identity. Her interests and expertise range from gender, sexuality and digital culture to human cloning, genomics and other biodigital symptoms. She is currently engaged in work at the intersections of art, science and media about in-vitro meat, biosensors and smart grids and questions about sustaining knowledge in feminist art and activism.