RESEARCH INTERESTS / AREAS

experimental film; video art; media archaeology; the archive; surveillance; queer cinema;
media, film, and video studies; art history; queer theory; science and technology studies.


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

“Early Cinema, from Provenance to Media Archaeology: Notes from the Media Matter Conference.” Domitor Snapshots. (Mar. 25, 2020)

“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)


SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“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)

“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)

“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)

h “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)


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