Assistant Editor ICEVIEW Iceland October 2017- Present
Responsible for overseeing the curation, publicity, and distribution of a growing critical theory and arts journal. Works closely with the executive editor to prepare grant proposals, review submissions and support the daily needs to the magazine.
Programmer GoodNight’s Sleep Microcinima Massachusetts Jan 2016 Oct 2017
Established a Microcinima dedicated to hosting monthly screenings of experimental film and video created by Western Massachusetts Artists. Regularly drawing crowds of 50 or more, GoodNight’s Sleep has continued to nurture the flourishing culture of experimental arts in a rural community.
Researcher University of San Martin Argentina January 2017- June 2017
Graduate research assistant in the department of Anthropology. Preforming field research and gathering theoretical background necessary for publishing. Topics centered on female workers in Buenos Air’s recovered factories and their relationship to policy
Curator, Board Member Jaume I Center for Experimental Art Mass. Summer 2016
Worked in collaboration with other board members in raising the necessary funds and securing a location for the Jaume 1. Booked and curated multiple events throughout the duration of the summer.
Researcher Massachusetts Nurse Association Massachussets Jan 2016 - June 2016
Assisted lead researcher in several qualitative and quantitative data oriented projects. Compiled pertinent information and created easily discernible formats to access and analyze retrieved data. Gained a strong command of deep web search platforms relevant to economic and labor concerns.
Organizer Represent Us Massachusetts May 2015 - January 2016
Supported volunteer led chapters to pass binding and nonbinding ballot measures in favor of campaign finance reform. Organizers were responsible for building strong volunteer bases across the country and navigating the political process for civic engagement.
Teaching Assistant University of Massachusetts Spring Semester 2015
Successfully mediated the learning of an undergraduate class focusing on culture and social justice. Facilitated weekly recitations with interactive and stimulating activities/lectures. Incorporated the use of multimedia into everyday instruction. Aided Senior Professor in developing course content for future classes.
Organizer Service Employees Int. Union Washington Sept 2013 - Oct 2014
Organized contingent faculty and academic staff in support of forming a union at their workplace and gain a respected voice in their institution. Received extensive training on organizing theory community mobility and effective communication strategies. Built sustaining relationships with key community leaders. Assisted in campaign related research. Contributed to policy papers and media pieces that enhanced the Union’s message and organizing efforts.
Coordinating Intern The Northwest Workers’ Justice Project Oregon Winter 2013
Assisting in the daily operations of a small legal, not for profit that engages in legal advocacy and representation to improve working conditions for low-wage workers. Coordinating meetings and communication among committee members, soliciting donations for fundraisers, organizing affairs for meetings with Oregon representatives. Synthesizing important information for communal dispersal
University of Massachusetts May 2017
MA Labor Studies
Bennington College June 2013
BA Anthropology + Visual Art
Residencies, Exhibitions & Lectures (SELECTED)
June 2018 BNFK Gallery Exhibition and Lecture Series
( The Museum of Prophecy + 16mm Direct Animation)
June 2018 Tinta Gallery Group Exhibition Budapest, Hungary
Spring 2018 (Artist in Resident) Budapest Arts Residency BARTR
October 2017 Nes Arts Residency (Lecture) ‘Collective Organizing Before and After Latin America’s ‘New Left’ Skagaströnd, Iceland
Fall 2017 Nes Arts Residency (Artist and Scholar in Resident) Skagaströnd, Iceland
October 2016 P L A T F O R M (Lecture ‘The State & Labor in the 'New Economy’ Northampton, MA
Fall 2016 The Mall of Found ( Artist and Scholar in Resident ) New Lebanon, NY
September 2016 Field Works: Mount Lebanon (Multimedia Exhibition) New Lebanon, NY
July 2016 Jaume I (Lecture) ‘Workers and The State’ Greenfield, MA
March 2016 Blue Lady Gallery -13 Queen
(Film Exhibition) Northampton, MA