EDUCATION

MRES Visual Cultures | Goldsmiths College UoL, UK

MA Gender, Media and Culture | Goldsmiths College UoL, UK

BA History | University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

POSITIONS

Project Researcher: SRG2021\211073 'Feeling, Making and Imagining Time: Everyday temporal experiences in the Covid-19 pandemic' (2021)

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant | Sociology Department | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK

Centre Admin/ Event Producer (2017-2018) & (2020 - present)

Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK

CARE Event Series Co-curator  (2020)

Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK

Research Assistant: SG162969 ‘Cultures of Consent - Examining the Complexity of Sexual Misconduct and Power within Universities’ (2017)
British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant | Media, Communications and Cultural Studies | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK

Feminist Postgraduate Forum Coordinator (2017)

Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK

WRITING/PUBLICATIONS

Last Night A DJ Saved my Life | Metaphor as Metamorphosis: A Journal (peer-reviewed) | Summer 2021

Lets give our labour to each other | ‘How to be Un- Resting' Nocturnal Unrest Research Blog | Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main (peer-reviewed) | May 2021 | https://nocturnal-unrest.de/blog/lets-gift-our-labour-to-each-other 

Remixing as Reincarnation: Contagious trans*reproduction in the work of boychild | Soapbox: Journal of Cultural Analysis | University of Amsterdam (peer-reviewed) | 28 August 2020 | https://soapboxjournal.com/2020/08/28/remixing-as-reincarnation/

Cultures of Consent: Examining the Complexity of Power and Sexual Misconduct  | Centre for Feminist Research Academic blog | Goldsmiths College UoL | May 2018 | https://sites.gold.ac.uk/cfrblog/2018/05/03/cultures-consent/

Sad, Broke and Overworked zine publication | Feminist Postgraduate Forum | Goldsmiths College UoL | August 2018

Cripping Composition | Women’s Art Library | London | January 2017

LECTURES

Feel Tanks as Method: Why We Can't Wait Any Longer | Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College UoL | 5 November 2020

Assigned required reading for: MC53074A/MC71232A/MC71233A: Mediating Violence: Feminist, Queer, Decolonial Perspectives 2020/2021, BA & MA module in Media, Communications and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College UoL

CONVERSATIONS

Pregnant Dancefloors and TransBirthings: A Conversation with Chloe Turner and D Mortimer | Stretch Marks by The Agency | Prelude to 'Where Life Begins' (2021) at Neumarkt Theatre, Zurich | 23 April 2021 | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fz29GGaRGBw&ab_channel=TheAgency

Decolonising Fictions, Thesis Peripheries and Disordering Whiteness​ | Discussant along side: Dr Les Back, Dr Mark Johnson, Professor Alan Pickering, Professor Derval Turbidy, Dr Akanksha Mehta, Jeremiah Spillane, Dr Brett St Louis and Dr Elizabeth Williams. Chaired by Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam | Graduate School Seminar | Goldsmiths College UoL | 7 December 2020 | https://www.gold.ac.uk/calendar/?id=13414

SEMINARS

Feel Tank: Disenchantment in Research (2) | Methods LAB Public Programme | May 2021 (exact date tbc)

Feel Tank: Disenchantment in Research (1) | Methods LAB Public Programme | 19 March 2021

Feel Tanks as Method: Overworked and Underfunded  | 'Queer, feministisch, dekolonial: Intersektionale Impulse in de Geistewissenschaften' Postgraduate Departmental Series for the Institute of Theatre, Film and Media | Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany | 27 November 2020

Digital Classrooms: Feel Tank: Impasse SO71087A: Introduction to Feminism and Cultural Theory (2020-21) | MA Gender, Media and Culture, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 October 2020

Digital Classrooms Feel Tank: Disenchantment | SO71087A: Introduction to Feminism and Cultural Theory (2020-21) | MA Gender, Media and Culture, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 October 2020

Feel Tanks as Method: Institutional Bad Feelings: ​(Staff) | Sociology Department: RDF Research (invited by Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam and Dr Kiran Grewal)  | Goldsmiths College UoL | 9 July 2020

Feel Tanks as Method : Institutional Bad Feelings: (Students) | Sociology Department: RDF Research (invited by Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam and Dr Kiran Grewal)| Goldsmiths College UoL | 1 July 2020

We owe each other everything - Trans*cestral longings and Feral desires Reading The Undercommons (2013) alongside Original Plumbing zines (2009-2019) Gender and Sexuality Seminar Series | University of Reading | 9 December 2019

WORKSHOP CURATOR

Feel Tank: Feminist Burnout | Nocturnal Unrest: A Feminist Festival for Theory, Performance and radical Flâneuserie | Frankfurt am Main, Germany | 22-24 May 2021

Feel Tank: Lockdown Lethargy | CHASE DTP | CHASE Feminist Network Sharing Research and Practice | 26-27 February 2021

Feel Tank: Exhaustion | Creating New Social Imaginaries and Critical Democratic Communities in Post-War Sri Lanka through traditional culture and art | 

Social Imaginaries & Critical Democratic Communities Network, Sri Lanka | 30 October 2020

Feel Tank: Burnout | Material: Creative Approaches to Research | Bath Spa University | 14 July 2018

Feel Tank Series // MäeCeramics Feel Tank #4 Irritation | Feminist Postgraduate Forum and Building Academic Communities, Goldsmiths College UoL | 28 June 2018

Public Feelings Goldsmiths: Feel Tank #3 Jealousy | Feminist Postgraduate Forum, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 May 2018

Public Feelings Goldsmiths: Feel Tank #2 Being Stuck | Feminist Postgraduate Forum, Goldsmiths College UoL | 20 March 2018

Public Feelings Goldsmiths: Feel Tank #1 Exhaustion | Feminist Postgraduate Forum, Goldsmiths College UoL | 20 February 2018

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Trans* Battle Fatigue: A Public Feeling | World Weary: Cultures of Exhaustion| University of York | May 2021 

An Open Source past: Sondra Perry and Remix Culture | Frames/Windows/Mirrors | NYU Cinema Studies | Tisch School of the Arts, New York University | 19-20 February 2021

I̶ ̶c̶r̶i̶t̶i̶q̶u̶e̶.̶.̶.̶I̶ ̶s̶t̶u̶d̶y̶.̶.̶.̶ I feel...I am accountable too | Undoing the Institution | Techne Conference 2020: On Transversality | 9-11 December 2020

Hormone therapy as ‘irreversible decision’/‘COVID19 magic bullet’: viral panic and trans*gender social death | Entanglement and Detachments in Global Politics | Millennium: Journal of International Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) | 22-24 October 2020

Remixing as Reincarnation: Trans* temporal rebellion in the performance of boychild  | Revisions: Confronting the Past, Re-imagining the future | Warwick University | 1st July 2020

Trans* Exhaustion: A Monstrous Reclamation | Occupying the In-Between| M-A-R-S, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 May 2020

Birthing Ourselves, Birthing Each Other | Trans Pregnancy: Fertility, Reproduction and Bodily Autonomy | University of Leeds |14-16 January 2020

CONFERENCE CO-ORGANISER

Innovative Methodologies for Research in Fashion Studies | Virtual Conference | Centre for Critical Fashion Studies | 24 November 2020

Public Feelings, Dissident Acts: Dismantling Cultures of Sexual Harassment in Universities | Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College UoL |  18 June 2018.

Tackling Sexual Harassment, Violence and Misconduct Workshop Day | University Strategy and Review Management | Goldsmiths College UoL | 12 June 2017

Sexual Harassment Culture in Higher Education | Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College | 21 March 2017

ART/CURATORIAL WORK

Feeling with Francesca | Photographs |  A5 zine #28 | July 2018

Slippages and Water Matters | Art Installation with Feminist Methods Lab | Goldsmiths College UoL | 15 June 2017

 

Furniture without Memories | Exhibition | Women's Art Library | 27th February 2017 - 10 March 2017

EVENT CO-PROGRAMMER

(differing combinations of the following skills: online organisation, website copy, liaising with speakers and guests, event publicity, social media management, online event chairing/mediating Q&A's, post-event audio/video/ written transcription, editing and publishing)

'Black Skin, Brown Masks: Carceral Progressivism and the Co-Optation of Multiracial Politics by Savannah Shange | Lecture | Goldsmiths College, UoL | 28 April 2021

The Right to the City, Global Feminist Approaches | Roundtable Discussion | Goldsmiths College UoL | 25 March 2021

 

'The Future of Difference' by Sabine Hark and Paula-Irene Villa | Book Launch | Goldsmiths College UoL | 8 December 2020

Transmission: Critical tactics for Making and Communicating Research edited by Kat Jungnickel | Book Launch | Methods Lab, London | 18 November 2020

Rahul Rao: Out of Time, the Queer Politics of Postcoloniality | Book Launch and roundtable | Goldsmiths College UoL | 11 September 2020

"Reimagining Care and Community: Centring Black Womxn" Rambisayi Marufu (Rambi), Farrah Riley Gray, Naima Johnson, Gelila Negussie, chaired by Dr Akanksha Mehta | Conversation | Goldsmiths College UoL | 14 August 2020

"Waterways, Circulation and Glimmers of Place" Dr Chandra Frank | Lecture| Goldsmiths College UoL | 23 July 2020

"'Poetry is not a luxury' Poems in Times of Crisis" Janel Pineda and Mackenzie Berry | Reading | Goldsmiths College UoL | 10 July 2020

"Museums Do Care: Conversations with Museum De-Tox" Dr Nirmal Puwar, Thanh Sinden, Nick Virk and Cina Aissa | Conversation | Goldsmiths College UoL | 2 July 2020

"Against Racist Ableism in the Academy"  Dr Khairani Barokka | Lecture | Goldsmiths College UoL | 12 June 2020

"Weathering as Intersectional Praxis: with Astrida Neimais | Workshop | Goldsmiths College UoL | 24 October 2018

“Thinking Sex and Play, Many Splendored Things” Susanna Paasonen | Book Launch | Goldsmiths College UoL | 22 October 2018

“1949: A Debate between Claudia Jone and Simone de Beauvoir”  Kathryn Sophie Bell | Lecture | Goldsmiths College UoL | 4 October 2018

“Love Letter from a Critic or the Intersectionality Wars” Feminist Theory Annual Lecture, Jennifer Nash | Lecture | Goldsmiths College UoL | 11 June 2018

“Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy” Rachel O’Neill,  Book Launch | Goldsmiths College UoL | 7 June 2018

“The Right to Remain Silent” Film screening and discussion chaired by Mijke van der Drift | Screening | Goldsmiths College UoL | 31 May 2018

“Decolonising Translation, Decolonising Feminist Art Archive” Transatlantic Art Exchange Study Day Part II: Decolonising Translation, Ego Ahaiwe Sowinski and Isabel Waidner | Goldsmiths College UoL | 1 March 2018

“Decolonising Translation, Decolonising Feminist Art Archive” Transatlantic Art Exchange Study Day Part I: Traces of WOCI: From Women’s Art Library to CalArts, Kathy Carbone | Goldsmiths College UoL | 17 February 2018

“Hauntings in the Archive” Film Screening and Discussion, Julia Weiger and Nina Hoechtl | Screening | Goldsmiths College UoL | 17 January 2018

“Trans* A Visual History of Gender Variance,” Jack Halberstam | Lecture | Goldsmiths College UoL | 11 December 2017

“Queerama: A Century of Gay Rights and Desire on Screen” Daisy Asquith | Screening | Goldsmiths College UoL | 4 December 2017

“Daughters of Africa: Celebrating Margaret Busby’s 50 Years in Publishing and Beyond” | Symposium | Goldsmiths College UoL | 1 December 2017