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The Abundance of "Stuff"

This photo was emailed to me by Jennifer Milarski after my talk at University of Sussex. She also sent another email to …

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Out in Public

I was driving home from the opening of Natalie Bookchin‘s amazing multi channel video installation, Now he’s out in publ…

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Voice/Body 1

A video made during my talk at Occidental College.

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How Easy is it to Add a Video?

Follow these steps and your video can be viewed online.

First you need to convert your video to MP4.
The MOV format …

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Clouds

This photo was emailed to me by Laetitia Zeeman after my talk at the University of Sussex. She was answering the Queer a…

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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

Interaction

How do we communicate with each other?

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Some Feminist Principles/Methods to Work By

(a cheat sheet)

Alexandra Juhasz, Fall 2011

Make the (Internet) culture we want to live in

VALUES

Access to critical thinking and media production within broader culture
With a premium …

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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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