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What am I doing right now ?
  • a prospectus of my dissertation“F*cking with the Virtual” thinking about cybersex through Bluetooth interactive sex toys, VR porn and sexting on dating apps, supported by the SSRC Dissertation Development Program

  • curating and organizing the Visual Culture and Media Colloquium at UCSC

  • preparing to teach Film 120: Intro to Media Theory at UCSC this summer. Want to learn together ? 

  • an essay film about the island of Tinos thinking about virtuality, devotion and islands and Virgin Mary (although George Lanthimos did it first), with the help of Pavlina Ploumpidi and musician John Lefas

Upcoming confrence talks: 

Presenting a paper titled “Situated and displaced: diasporic subjectivities in essayistic film production”, at the NECS 2022 Conference: Epistemic Media: Atlas, Archive, Network. In Bucharest, Romania, June 22-June 27 2022

Fresh out of the oven and upcoming publications: 

May 2022, published a small piece titled “Death and Resurrection: The Short-Lived Tinder Feed”, in Clog x Feeds (2022) BUY HERE

“Bluetooth Orgasms” in MedieKultur: Journal of Media and Communication Research, 37(71), 143–160.
(Original work published December 22, 2021).  READ HERE

"Smartphones and the Perception of Space" in International Journal of Digital Innovation in the Built Environment (IJDIBE) #11.2 ( forthcoming)

Old News  

The film “My Grandmother and the Eating Disorder” was awarded the The Film and Video Poetry Society Award at the Small File Media Festival, 2021. 

Presented “Bluetooth Orgasms”, In the panel B20 Embodied Technologies sponsored by Media, Science and Technology SIG, Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), March 31-April 6, 2022

Participated with “A Monumental Slap” in the pre-conference seminar
Adapting Scholarship into Videographic Criticism for the Scholarly Conference, Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), March 11-12, 2022

Published “A Tinder Lover’s Discourse” in Passage Journal #1 Intimate Lineages (September 2021). READ HERE

Published “Solitary reflections on being in-between”in Journal of Applied Communication Research Online Publication Communication Intervention 1, 76-84. (Fall 2020)

Published “How do you Spend your time in Quarantine” In S. Ramasubramanian (Ed.). Quarantined Across Borders Blog Series. Media Rise (June, 2020).