Moving Forest/AKA the Castle, 2012 London - July 4 live performance

Moving Forest presented by AKA the castle

2012 London



A twelve day prelude moving across the city; a twelve-hour sound art opera of betrayal and rebellio…

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Art, Science and Technology: Between the Studio and the Lab by Steven Kurtz

By Cassidy

I can say with confidence that I have never heard a story like the one Steven Kurtz told in his lecture for the Nelson Speaker Series at Harvey Mudd this past Tuesday. Kurtz is an Americ…

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Emailed to me by Cassidy Cavanah during the first class of Feminist Online Spaces, Pitzer, Fall 2012.

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Public Schools and Technology

by Cindy Donis

As a part of the Scripps College Humanities Institute’s Social Media/Social Change series, Antero Garcia and Mark Gomez gave a talk titled “Control, Resistance and Play: A Discussion…

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Not Our Feminism

As women of color, your feminism is not our feminism. Before we can make this space safe for us as women, we must ma…

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My Liver Mythology

This photo was sent to me by Olivia Crowley Gottlieb after my talk at Colby.

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One Feminist Online Media Mantrafesto*

Access begs literacy
Literacy initiates production
Mass production fosters popularity

Popularity produces virality

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all voices want a body

How to read a book on the internet

A video made during my talk at Occidental College.

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I Voted Today

By Emily Ann Morton

I voted today because I wanted to exercise my right as an American to vote.  Yesterday our class …

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American Cosplay Paradise: Supportive and Comunity-Based

By Gina Magnuson

American Cosplay Paradise is a feminist, of-color space. This space is supportive and community-based, centering on a positive and creative activity. It incorporates women of many …

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FemTechNet Invitation: Please Spread

I am hereby inviting you to a global project to activate networks of feminist artists and scholars of science and technology. Thie project grows from and responds to many of my undertaking here.


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Assuming Connection

This video was emailed to me by Janet J after my talk at Sussex.

Assuming Connection

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One Feminist Online Media Mantrafesto*

By Alex on October 14, 2011

Access begs literacy
Literacy initiates production
Mass production fosters popularity.

Popularity produces virality
Virality forecloses context, shared interests and vocabulary, and local community
Community is built upon safety.

Safety fosters the sharing of voice and responsibility
Shared responsibility is necessary for democracy
Democracy protects vulnerability.

Vulnerability forecloses visibility
Visibility demands a safe space
Safe spaces need rules and hierarchies.

Rules and hierarchies require transparency and process
Process is built upon equal voices
All voices want a body.

A body needs to be visible
Visibility allows for warranting
Warranting insures civility and positionality.

Positionality fosters political community
Political communities demand spaces, both virtual and real
Spaces demand access

-Alexandra Juhasz
feel free to comment, nuance or add your own mantra

  • “Mantrafesto” suggested by Thomas Burkdall

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