Voice/Body 1

A video made during my talk at Occidental College.

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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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But I Like Kittens Remix

This is a grrrltronica remix of the “But I Like Kittens” video from UCLA. Featuring: Hannah Arendt, philosopher, kit…

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Feminst Cosmos

This photo was sent to me by Jessica Villella after my talk at Colby.

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Not too profound



“Also! Once on the Internet someone told me I had no morals.”

(photo and email sent to me by …

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Great Satire

Emma Lewis wrote: “Modelling “distributed, non-authoritarian” internet culture by DEMANDING that other people create content for YOUR platform?

Great satire on corporate ownership … I have to hop…

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What are our goals?

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Notes from the Road

Over the past few weeks I’ve taken FeministOnlineSpaces on the road, introducing audiences to my ideas about building the Internet we want to live in by bringing to it (and adapting) the values, metho…

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What is a Cyberfeminist?

This jpeg was sent on behalf JV after my talk at the University of Sussex. She emailed to me after my talk at University…

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How do we show what we mean?

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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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