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micha cárdenas gives keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley

maeve from westworld

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas gave a keynote talk at UC Berkeley's Digital Humanities Berkeley Summer Institute on Wednesday. Her talk, titled "The Android Goddess Declaration: After Man(ifestos)", proposed that androids in popular science fiction films and television shows can serve as an important model for trans of color feminist thinking today. Using examples from the television shows Westworld, and Humans and the music videos of pop artist Janelle Monáe, cárdenas proposed that androids offer a model of ethics that extends beyond humans ...

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IAS faculty and students speak at Allied Media Conference in Detroit

Boundaries Keep You Safe

IAS faculty member Scott Kurashige will speak in the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Allied Media Conference. Kurashige, author of The Fifty Year Rebellion, will ground the work of AMC in the context of Detroit as an international model for survival, resistance, and solidarity. 

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micha cárdenas' artwork reviewed in the Spike Art Journal

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas' artwork has been reviewed in the Spike Art Journal, published in Vienna and Berlin. Ben Vickers' article "Virtual Reality: Dreaming Awake at the End of Time" says the following about cárdenas' work: "Cárdenas’s early application of these technologies serves as a high-water mark and seminal milestone for artistic engagement in VR. Almost a decade later it still serves as an important challenge to ...

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micha cárdenas speaks on "Border as Algorithm"

micha cárdenas speaking at ICA

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas spoke in the opening plenary of the International Communication Association's 67th annual conference in San Diego. The conference theme was Interventions: Communication Research and Practice. The opening plenary was titled Border Interventions: The Interstices of Geopolitics, Identity and Violence and her talk title was "Border as Algorithm." ...

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micha cárdenas | Poetic Operations: Inclusive Design and Media Art Strategies for Resisting Fascism in the US

Boundaries Project, http://holdyourboundaries.com, image courtesy of micha cárdenas and Frances Lee

IAS faculty member micha cárdenas recently completed a short residency at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. During the residency, she spoke in Jeanine Ruhsam's course, did a performance of her Pregnancy poems, held a public workshop with the Reproductive Justice Certificate Program on reproductive justice for transgender women and gave a public lecture titled "Poetic Operations: Inclusive Design and Media Art Strategies for Resisting Fascism in the US.”  The lecture focused on ...

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