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Oceanic, Queering the Ocean by micha cárdenas, Cynthia Ling Lee, Gerald Casel, Susana Ruiz and Huy Truong
Oceanic, Queering the Ocean by micha cárdenas, Cynthia Ling Lee, Gerald Casel, Susana Ruiz and Huy Truong

micha cárdenas

Remote Guest Lecture

January 31, 2023
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. PST
YouTube Stream: https://youtu.be/WbzRbgGMGac

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micha cárdenas, PhD, is Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Performance, Play and Design, and Associate Professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she directs the Critical Realities Studio. Her book Poetic Operations, Duke University Press (2022), proposes algorithmic analysis to develop a trans of color poetics. Poetic Operations won the Gloria Anzaldúa Book Prize in 2022 from the National Women’s Studies Association. cárdenas’s co-authored books The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities (2012) and Trans Desire / Affective Cyborgs (2010) were published by Atropos Press. She is co-editor of the book series Queer/Trans/Digital at NYU Press, with Amanda Philips and Bo Ruberg. She is a first generation Colombian American.

Her solo and collaborative artworks have been presented in museums, galleries and biennials including the Thessaloniki Biennial in Greece,  Arnolfini Gallery, De La Warr Pavilion in London, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, the Centro Cultural del Bosque in Mexico City, the Centro Cultural de Tijuana, the Zero1 Biennial and the California Biennial.  cárdenas is a member of the artist collective Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0.

She posts updates on Mastodon at http://eldritch.cafe/@michacard

Text from: https://michacardenas.sites.ucsc.edu/