curriculum vitæ

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Education

Master of Fine Arts
Master of Arts
Bachelor of Arts
High School Diploma


Exhibitions

2016

Take This Hammer: Art + Media Activism from the Bay Area
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Declarations for the New Year
Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA


2015

(processing) - Bay Area Artists and the Archive
Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA


Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces
SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA


The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers
Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA and Random Parts, Oakland, CA
Exhibition reviews in KQED Arts, SF GATE, East Bay express

2014

Overnight Strange: A Vaudeville for the Displaced (co-curator)
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


2013

Four Core Chambers
Martina }{ Johnston, Berkeley, CA


Bay Area Media & Arts Festival (curator)
Children's Creativity Museum, San Francisco, CA


War & Healing
Euphrat Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Exhibition review in NYT Blog: At War


2012

Bay Area Global Youth Media & Arts Festival (curator)
Children's Creativity Museum, San Francisco, CA


Hungry Ghost
Thoreau Center of Sustainability, San Francisco, CA


Wartime Revival of the Senses
Rock! Paper! Scissors! Collective, Oakland, CA


2011

hidden in sight (with SoEx's Youth Advisory Board)
Southern Exposure , San Francisco, CA


All of the Above
the HOLOGRAM (pop-up gallery), Oakland, CA


A Place of Her Own
SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA


2010

Things that are Possible
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

sonicSense: CIELO/SKY PART II
Parque Garcia Sanabria, Santa Cruz de Tenrife, Canary Islands, Spain

Artclash Collective's Fun-A-Day Show
Rock! Paper! Scissors! Collective, Oakland, CA


2009

sonicSense: Art of Collaboration Symposium
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Invisible Ingredient
Rock! Paper! Scissors! Collective, Oakland, CA

Artclash Collective's Fun-A-Day Show
Queens Nails, San Francisco, CA


early

Nub Circus: Burning Man 1998
Black Rock City, NV

Nub Circus: Burning Man 1996
Black Rock City, NV



Work History

Current
Bay Area Society for Art & Activism
San Francisco, CA


Artist
San Francisco, CA


San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, CA


2011-2013
World Savvy
San Francisco, CA


2011
Southern Exposure
San Francisco, CA


Asian American Women Artists Association
San Francisco, CA


Tutorpedia
San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco, CA


Non-Profit Freelance Projects
2010
Eyebeam Art & Technology Center
New York, NY


2009-2010
sonicSENSE
Bay Area, CA


2008-2010
University of California
Santa Cruz, CA


2000-2010
Rainbow Grocery Cooperative Inc.
San Francisco, CA


2000
Meru Foundation
San Francisco, CA


Visual Math Institute
Santa Cruz, CA


1999
Lovedog Tattoo and Art Studio
Santa Cruz, CA



1996-2000
Herland: The Wanderground
Santa Cruz, CA



1995-1997
Santa Cruz Soccer Camp



Conferences & Activities

Who We Be: Superpanel on Art, Protest and Racial Justice
San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, San Francisco, CA. May 2015.

Open Engagement: Life/Work
Queens Museum, Queens, NY. May 2014.


Bridging the Gap: Celebrating UC Santa Cruz Alumni in Film, TV & Digital Media
UCSC Media Theater, Santa Cruz, CA. June 2011.


Emergency USA-Life Support for Civilian Victims of War and Poverty: 2011 Annual National Conference
Various Locations, San Francisco, CA. May 2011.


Exploratorium: Art as a Way of Knowing
City Club, San Francisco, CA. March 2011.


The Art of Collaboration Symposium
UCSC Digital Arts Resource Center, Santa Cruz, CA. October 2010.


Western Regional Worker Cooperative Conference
Portland State University, Portland, OR. October 2007.


1st Bay Area Conference of Worker Coops & Democratic Workplaces
Women's Building, San Francisco, CA. October 2004.


1st National Conference of Worker Coops & Democratic Workplaces
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. May 2004.


911/2000 (A Day of Art & Activism for Mumia Abu Jamal)
Dolores Park, San Francisco, CA. September 2000.



Research Practice

Current
Studio
Parenting/Childhood: Pregnancy--fetal-maternal relations--childbirth--child development--transitional objects--blankets
Privacy: Digital privacy--security--open source software--Linux

Teaching
Math: History of Mathematics--ethnomathematics--geometry--experimental geography--feminist histories of science--contemporary & conceptual art--art history/visual culture
Digital Media: Processing--data visualization--computer history--code/color--sound
2011-2013
Teaching Artist
Middle and high school curriculum development--project-based learning--arts integration--global issues--population--progress--sustainable communities

2011-2012
Studio
Landmine Awareness: Boys 6-12--Landmine Casualties: Boys 6-12--landmine data collection--children and war--politics of non-violence Childhood and Improvised Play-Spaces: Girls 7-10--activities, interviews, and documentation

2008-2010
MFA
Electronics & Interaction Design--data visualization--Processing--Media & Software Studies--Exhibition & Installation--Play--Art & Science--Navigation & Knowledge Production--Gender & Science--Performativity & Physics--History of Art & Visual Culture

2005-2008
Media and Communication Division, European Graduate School, Saas Fee, Switzerland
Mapping & Visual Representation--Geography & Critical Spatial Practice--Media, Art, Politics--Deleuze: Science & History--Art, Community & Freedom--Art, Psychoanalysis & Philosophy--Poetry

2000-2008
Rainbow Grocery and Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives, San Francisco, CA
Worker-Cooperatives--Labor--Democratic Decision Making--Policy Governance--Non-Hierarchical Structures--Anti-Oppression
1994-1999
Undergraduate, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
History of Education--History of Mathematics--Science & Culture--Cultural Theory--Cultural Anthropology--Culture and Ideology--Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality--Single & Multivariable Calculus--Linear Algebra--Real & Complex Analysis--Psychobiology--Third World Feminism--Psychology & Gender--Humanistic Psychology--Science Studies


References



Available upon request.




updated November 2014