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Transgender artist activist -- Free Talk
Date Thursday April 26
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Merrill College Cultural Center, UCSC
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/Author
Sandy Stone, transgender artist, activist, theorist to speak Thursday, 7:30, Merrill College Cultural Center, UCSC. Free

"Drive-By Theory" by Sandy Stone

In honor of Crown College’s 40th Anniversary.

Reception to follow at the Crown Provost’s House.


Stone, a graduate of UCSC’s infamous History of Consciousness doctoral program, has been a founding artist/activist/theoretician in the transgender, cyborgian, virtual reality and new media realms. Her nonfiction includes The War of Desire and Technology at the Close of the Mechanical Age, The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttransexual Manifesto, Cyborg Detector, Alien Roadkill and she has created numerous works of fiction and art.

She is Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Senior Artist at the Banff Centre, Professor of New Media and Performance at the European Graduate School EGS, Artist, Performer, Author, Critic, Public Intellectual, Transgender, Wife, Mother, Drive-By Theoretician. See http://sandystone.com for more information.

Her primary areas of interest include:
New Media production, video production, performance, installation, gender and sexuality with emphasis on Transgender, and fantasy/science fiction. “All my current work involves making stuff, though inevitably the stuff is theory-laden.”

Her secondary areas of interest include:
body, desire, technological prosthetics
performance and performance theory
phenomenology of interface and interaction
virtual systems
gender and sexuality
transgender studies
nonpredicate communication
the complex interplay of science fiction and fictions of science
and the traffic in the boundaries between art and technology
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http://sandystone.com

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http://indybay.org/newsitems/2007/04/24/18404571.php
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Apr 25th, 2007 3:29 AM
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