Style and Rebellion

Before this class, I had read some excerpts of Dick Hebdige’s book Subculture: The Meaning of Style in a class on fashion history while getting certified in fashion merchandising at a community college. I thought it was interesting to reread the text in the new context of FemTech as opposed to within the fashion world, … More Style and Rebellion

FemTechNet

The first article I found on FemTechNet was from the first issue of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology. Here, the creators of FemTechNet, Alexandra Juhasz and Anne Balsamo discuss the process by which they created the FemTechNet, and why feminism and technology are so intimately intertwined. They mention they’re frustration that … More FemTechNet

Projected Future Tripping: Real Bodies vs. Data Bodies

Midterm Treatment The Team: Nikki Yanover: Production Manager Rachael Grainger: Art Director Danielle Erwin: Marketing Planner Stefan Kim: Sound Engineer Olivia Nemec: Social Media Content Creator, Graphic Designer Kevin Burnard: Social Media Manager Sean Hudson: Videographer, Props Brendan Byrne: Videographer / Editor, Props Caitlin Cohen: Art Director Colin Sutton Abstract: Our goal is to create … More Projected Future Tripping: Real Bodies vs. Data Bodies

Cyborgs, Goddesses, and Identity

In an age where new technology allows for communication and self-expression in very non-physical ways, the opportunities for expanded definitions of self has increased significantly. This expansion of new ways to self-identify has allowed the femtech movement to explore the postmodern concepts of blurring lines between physical and non-physical realities. Haraway’s “Cyborg Manifesto” describes the … More Cyborgs, Goddesses, and Identity

Future Tripping Project

So far, I’ve really been loving the idea of creating a project that uses audience participation and a cathartic experience which could be recreated again in the future. We will be focusing on the anxiety and fears related to pressure to perform after college, the “future tripping” which we’ve discussed before. Somehow allowing a physical … More Future Tripping Project