Category Archives: issue no. 5

Steampunk Practices: Time, Tactility, and a Racial Politics of Touch

Sara met me at the train station. Dressed in black, well-tailored clothing inspired by the turn of the last century. At the house in the Swedish countryside, I got a quick tour. Upstairs a sewing room with mannequins and big closets, a four-poster bed with parts of the latest LARP (live action role-playing) project all … Continue reading Steampunk Practices: Time, Tactility, and a Racial Politics of Touch

iEarth

iEarth offers a vision of natural spaces that are at the same time (wo)man-made while also bearing an imprint of a technological tool. Manufactured from a children’s diorama kit, these ‘unnatural landscapes’ dazzle with colour and lushness, displaying the kind of greenery that is more associated with media representations of nature than with ‘nature itself.’ … Continue reading iEarth

Conclusion: It’s Our Collective, Principled Making that Matters Most: Queer Feminist Media Praxis @Ada

In the early 2000s, I began earnestly working on a book proposal for a collection of selected reprints of media theory that conformed to a strict set of guidelines; it was to be the first reader of theoretical essays written by film and media makers who wrote critically about their own practice of art production … Continue reading Conclusion: It’s Our Collective, Principled Making that Matters Most: Queer Feminist Media Praxis @Ada