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EDUCATION

BFA Candidate in Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres
BA Candidate in Media Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, expected May 2020


POSITIONS

Undergraduate Research Fellow
Department of English/Film Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2017–present

Founding Director and Chief Curator
UWM Film Studies Archive, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2017–present


VIDEOGRAPHY

multi-channel installations

Räven raskar (VHS, 2 channels, 3:02, 2018)
Eight Inches (VHS, 4 channels, 9:30, 2018)
I might have known it would be red. (HD, 3 channels, 4:00, 2017)

single-channel film and video

Ljungba.mp4 (Anonym Hʌcker) (DV, 3:53, 2019)
Nu är det jul igen (VHS, 8:12, 2018)
For His Sake; For His Pleasure (VHS, 3:28, 2017)
Last Words [sic] (DV, 5:53, 2017)
An Hour in My Lover’s Bedroom (DV, 5:29, 2017)
When I Was Four (DV, 5:51, 2017)


SCREENINGS AND EXHIBITONS

solo exhibitions

2019

Video Exhibit, The Gallery at Main Street Landing, Burlington, VT (Mar. 15–Apr. 30)

group exhibitions

2019

UFVA at MCAD, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN (July 29–Aug. 4)
Community Frames Moving Image Gallery, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI (June 7–July 6)

2018

Movement + New Media Installations, Grapefruit Studios, Milwaukee, WI (Dec. 18)
Community Frames Moving Image Gallery, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI (June 8–July 7)
Kenilworth Open Studios, Kenilworth Square East, Milwaukee, WI (Apr. 14)

group screenings

2019

Codec Festival Internacional de Cine Experimental Y Video, Mexico City, Mexico (Nov. 30)
Seen | Scene, “don’t @ me,” Milwaukee, WI (Nov. 1)
Milwaukee Nonfiction, “Almost Nonfiction,” Milwaukee, WI (Oct. 16)
Scottish Queer International Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland (Oct. 3)
Saigon Experimental Film Festival, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Sep. 21)
VASTLAB Experimental Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA (Sep. 20)
London Experimental Film Festival, London, United Kingdom (Aug. 16)
Videopride de Arcópoli, Madrid, Spain (July 4)
At the Fringe International Arts Festival, Tranås, Sweden (July 1)
Espacio Queer Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina (June 29)
Splice Film Fest, New York, NY (June 22)
NOFLASH Video Show, New Brunswick, NJ (May 4)
Pixel Skånes Filmfestival, Ystad, Sweden (Apr. 27)
Mana Contemporary’s Body + Camera Festival, Chicago, IL (Apr. 7)
Spectral Film Festival, Stevens Point, WI (Apr. 5)
Mana Contemporary’s Body + Camera Festival, Miami, FL (Mar. 16)
Seen | Scene, Milwaukee, WI (Feb. 15)
Revolutions Per Minute Festival, Boston, MA (Feb. 3)
Mana Contemporary’s Body + Camera Festival, Jersey City, NJ (Jan. 26)
London Experimental Film Festival, London, United Kingdom (Jan. 11)

2018

Student Experimental Film Festival, Binghamton, NY (Nov. 16)
Experimental Tuesdays, “The Night Before Halloween,” Milwaukee, WI (Oct. 30)
Portland Unknown Film Festival, Portland, OR (Oct. 20)
Milwaukee Short Film Festival, Milwaukee, WI (Sep. 8)
Splice Film Fest, Erie, PA (June 10)
Altered Esthetics Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN (June 1)
Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal, Canada (May 19)
Pixel Skånes Filmfestival, Malmö, Sweden (Apr. 21)
That One Film Festival, Muncie, IN (Apr. 7)
Corvallis Queer Film Festival, Corvallis, OR (Feb. 24)
aDifferent Festival, Milwaukee, WI (Feb. 3)

2017

M3F3, Marcellus, NY (Nov. 12)
Beijing International Short Film Festival, Beijing, China (Nov. 11)
Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, Milwaukee, WI (Nov. 5)
Experimental Tuesdays, “Trapper Keeper,” Milwaukee, WI (Sep. 12)


PUBLICATIONS

journal articles

“From Art Gallery to Movie Theatre: Spectatorship in Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto.” AM Journal of Art and Media Studies 15, special issue, “Experimental Film,” pp. 135–46. (April 2018)

short essays

“The Feminine Threat: Reconsidering the Damsel in Distress in Early Disney Films.” Inquiries Journal 9:11. (Nov. 6, 2017)

interviews

“A Cinema in My Living Room: An Interview with Microlights Co-Founder Ben Balcom.” The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture 18:2, special issue, “Reinvestigating Art House Exhibition in an Era of Convergence.” (Summer 2018)

“Have We Met Before? An Interview with Cecelia Condit.” Vernacular 2, pp. 32–41. (Spring 2018)

book reviews

Review of Life in the Age of Drone Warfare by Lisa Park and Caren Kaplan, eds. International Journal of Communication 13, pp. 774–76. (February 2019)

creative writing

“Introductions (‘An introduction to 16mm film’ and ‘An introduction to videotape’).” Vernacular 1, pp. 12–13. (Fall 2017)


CONFERENCE PAPERS

“Taking Aim: Drone Warfare, Video Art, and the Myth of Precision Targeting.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Denver, CO. (Apr. 1-5, 2020, accepted)

“Clouds, Cables, and Compression: Making Sense of Data Centers Through Matt Parker’s Video Art.” Media Matter: Media-Archaeological Research and Artistic Practice Conference. Stockholm University. Stockholm, Sweden. (Nov. 29, 2019)

“Finding Dafoe in the Archive: Preserving a University’s Videotape Collection.” Association for Moving Image Archivists Conference. Baltimore, MD. (Nov. 15, 2019)

“‘Baby, I Don’t Have a Diamond Yet’: Ocean’s 8, Tumblr, and Queerbaiting Discourse.” Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. (Nov. 7, 2019)

“Bringing the Drone Home: Resisting Surveillance in Empty Metal’s Dystopia.” Society for Utopian Studies Conference. East Lansing, MI. (Oct. 18, 2019)

“Queering the Reboot: Ocean’s 8, Fan Labor, and Queerbaiting Discourse.” Backward Glances: Reboot Conference. Northwestern University. Evanston, IL. (Sep. 28, 2019)

“Preserving UWM’s Videotape Archive, or, How an Undergrad Recovered Willem Dafoe’s First Screen Performance.” University Film and Video Association Conference. Minneapolis, MN. (Aug. 1, 2019)

“Living in the Shadow of(f) the Grid: Making Labor, Precarity, and Infrastructure Visible.” Insecurity Conference. Center for 21st Century Studies. Milwaukee, WI. (May 4, 2019)

“‘Her Silent Seaming’: Foregrounding Labor in Nazlı Dinçel’s Handcrafted Cinema.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Seattle, WA. (Mar. 13, 2019)

“Handcrafting: Gendered Labor in Early and Experimental Cinema.” Film and History Conference. Madison, WI. (Nov. 10, 2018)

“Managing Children’s Media Use: Parental Restriction Discourses and ‘Circle with Disney.’” Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association Conference. Baltimore, MD. (Nov. 9, 2018)

“The Happiest Place on Earth? Dismaland and the Simulation of Utopia.” Society for Utopian Studies Conference. Berkeley, CA. (Nov. 3, 2018)

“Forty Years of Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.” Symposium on Media, Communication, and Film Studies Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges. Lake Forest, IL. (June 18, 2018)

“The Emergence of Film Studies as an Academic Discipline: A Microhistory of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Film Studies Program.” National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Edmond, OK. (Apr. 7, 2018)


CURATION

film festivals

Chief Curator and Festival Director. Save the Archives Film Festival. (Sep. 28–29, 2019)
Programmer. Milwaukee Underground Film Festival. (Apr. 25–28, 2019)
Chief Curator and Festival Director. Save the Archives Film Festival. (Sep. 20, 2018)
Programmer. Milwaukee Underground Film Festival. (Apr. 19–22, 2018)
Programming Assistant. Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival. (Nov. 2–12, 2017)

programs and performances

Organizer. “Karissa Hahn and Andrew Kim: Natural Formulas.” Experimental Tuesdays. UWM Union Cinema. Milwaukee, WI. (Oct. 8, 2019)

Curator. “Gibson + Recoder: The Changeover System: A Projection Performance Installation.” Experimental Tuesdays. UWM Union Cinema. Milwaukee, WI. (Mar. 12, 2019)

Curator. “Prophylactics and Other Pleasures: Responses to the AIDS Crisis.” Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival. UWM Libraries. Milwaukee, WI. (Nov. 15, 2018)


AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND GRANTS

awards

Honorable Mention, Ruback Prize for Distinguished Writing, UWM Honors College, 2019
Best Student LGBTIQQ Film, Splice Film Fest, 2018
Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research and Service, UWM Department of English/Film Studies, 2018
First Place, Upper-Level Division, Honors College Essay Competition, 2017

selected fellowships, scholarships, and travel grants

Cream City Foundation LGBTQ+ Scholarship, Cream City Foundation, 2019
Support for Undergraduate Research Fellows, UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2017–18, 2018, 2019, 2019–20
Herman and Bertha Weil Senior Thesis Award, UWM Honors College, 2019
Undergraduate Research Travel Award, UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2018, 2019
Louise J. Kordus Memorial Scholarship, UWM Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies, 2018–20
Education Grant, Stiftelsen Anna Whitlocks Minnesfond, 2016, 2017, 2019
Lawrence Baldassaro Honors College Scholarship, UWM Honors College, 2019–20
UWM Alumni Association LGBT+ Chapter Scholarship, UWM LGBT Resource Center, 2019–20
Provost’s Honors College Merit Award, UWM Honors College, 2019
Senior Excellence in Research Award, UWM Office of Undergraduate Research, 2018–19
Dr. Donna Decker Scholarship, UWM College of Letters and Science, 2018–19
Lubar Scholars in Film Travel Award, UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres, 2017
Robert A. Nelson Film Portfolio Scholarship, UWM Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres, 2017–18
Helmut W. Hampel Scholarship, UWM LGBT Resource Center, 2017–18