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Choreo Horror performs at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

"You are invited to the Debt Archive, a platform for sharing your personal testimonies around student debt; its effects on you, your career, education, and/or the general trajectory of your life. These stories will be collected into a digital archive…

Dreamcrusher performs at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

Shala Miller reads poetry from their collection at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

Acquired for Alexandra Juhasz's doctoral dissertation, which then became her book entitled "AIDS TV." Although initially digitized for Alex's Fall 2018 VHS Archives class, her Spring 2020 VHS Archives class has found particular interest in this…

A sound work inspired by the fight for SCS

Compilation tape of documentary and ethnographic film for teaching. The Police Tapes is a 1977 documentary about a New York City police precinct in the South Bronx. Video in the Villages organizes indigenous workshops in training and production.…


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One of three documentaries I made for GMHC's "Living with AIDS" cable tv show. All three exhibit a sustained commitment to an "intersectional" approach to understanding and representing the AIDS crisis when considering the experiences of women.

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Three tapes made for paid gigs for the feminist Center for Family Life Education, a leader in youth education about sexuality. Quite recently, the project manager, Hillary Mushkin, a peer at the time of their production, has reentered my orbits, now…

I made this video for a paid gig for Planned Parenthood, Bergen County, NJ, for the feminist Center for Family Life Education. Getting paid for the work on this video allowed me to go to Europe for the first time.

A project I produced with other filmmakers and activists in a collective focusing on the challenges and possibilities of representation of abolition, women, and prison.

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Made with Jean Carlomusto for the Gay Men's Health Crisis' "Living with AIDS" show, a weekly cable show on public access. Starring collaborator Carol Leigh. Carol was a subject of my book and documentary, Women of Vision.
Editor Alicia Kroell writes about Sex Fish, a video from VHS Activism Archive directed by Shu Lea Cheang starring Dr. Alex Juhaz and Cheryl Dunye. Published in FEEDBACK LOOP #1.

Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, and then monograph, "AIDS TV." Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018. Made by my friend and collaborator, Alisa Lebow for the New York Anti-Discrimination AIDS Task Force where she worked…

From television show "The Eleventh Hour - Art and AIDS," acquired as research for my dissertation and book, AIDS TV. Digitized for my course, VHS Archives.

This documentary examines critical junctures in the battle for access to HIV treatment as the poorest and most marginalized individuals confront larger powers, including governments, corporate bodies and a multinational drug industry that is…

Art Kopischke performs at FEEDBACK LOOP: What Do We Save?

hole-god Grim performs at Electric Peach May 13th 2023 at LifeWorld.

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A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the
Degree of Master of Arts in Anglophone Studies – Year 2
U.E 102
Department of English Studies
Faculty of Languages and Cultures
Under the supervision of Dr. Françoise LE…

Scarlot Harlot attends San Francisco's Take Back the Night (December 1990), a march in remembrance of the fourteen female college students murdered in the previous year's Montreal Massacre. Clashes and controversy emerge between sex workers and…

Carol is a longtime collaborator and friend. She was a subject of my Women of Vision, and we included her in Compulsive Practice (2016). Safe sex national anthem music video by sex worker activist, comedian, and artist, Scarlot Harlot.

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ALTERNATE ENDINGS, RADICAL BEGINNINGS is the 28th annual iteration of Visual AIDS’ longstanding Day With(out) Art project.

Choreo Horror performs at Electric [Peach] May 13th 2023 at LifeWorld.

CHOREO HORROR returns from 1000 years ahead, bringing with her unearthed future folk songs and memories long digitized, played and pause and record and rewind -fast forward:…

Video artwork interpolating media from the Activism VHS Archive. Archive Queens features Elspeth Kydd Vol. 3 (Short Work): Drag in the Votes and Carol Leigh: Music Videos, Whores and Healers, Take Back the Night.

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The VHS Archives Working Group brings together scholars, students, librarians, archivists, technologists and community members interested in discussing questions, concerns and best practices about the use, preservation, digitization, and research of…

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An interactive archive made to store and centre Black trans people.Built from the ground up by Black trans coders and developers.

Red Red Red is a personal and political film about a law in Iowa that severely limits the social liberties of people with HIV. Eclectic in the presentation of its rhetoric, the film also considers broader questions like the contemporary state of…

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Acquired for research for my doctoral disseration, then monograph, AIDS TV. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018.

Posters for Do [Eggplant} Dream of Electric [Peach]? advertising.

Blue Morpho performs at Electric [Peach] May 13 2023 at LifeWorld.

Gift from filmmaker. Enid was a frequent collaborator as an editor and artist, and one of my favorite video artists of the 1990s. She edited my documentaries, Dear Gabe and Video Remains. She continues making art that links to the sciences focusing…

I produced this short narrative film for my friend and colleague, Erin Cramer, who I met in the Whitney ISP program."Bad Bosses" begins at 00:09:36.

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FEEDBACK LOOP #1 is a zine that was created in conjunction with the FEEDBACK LOOP and VHS Activism Archive programming in Spring 2022. The first edition contains new writing from Alicia Kroell and Corey O'Hara, photos by Laz Rodriguez, as well as…


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My project aims to create a digital archive of the 1970s New York Women’s Video Festivals (NYWVF). Founded by Steina Vasulka and organized by artist Susan Milano, and coordinated by Ann Volkes and Shridhar Bapat, among others, the festivals represent…

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My second attempt at an AIDS video support group, sponsored by the Brooklyn AIDS Task Force, and working with Sharon Penceal at an AIDS support group at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn. I write about the strengths and failures of this video in AIDS TV.

Acquired for research for my doctoral dissertation, then monograph, AIDS TV. Digitized for my VHS Archives class, Fall 2018.

Juanita Mohammed Szczepanski is a community video artist and activist.
She uses inexpensive camcorder video technology to respond to the needs of those who matter to her. In her work at GMHC in New York City, Mohammed Szczepanski makes educational…

Blaque Friday performs at Electric [Peach] May 13th 2023 at LifeWorld.

I made three tapes for the Gay Men's Health Crisis, under the supportive leadership of Jean Carlomusto. A great deal of important AIDS activist and educational video work was done there. This is one of the first videos made about this issue. It was…

In "Sex in an Epidemic," Jean Carlomusto, a doyenne of AIDS activist video, creates a haunting and elegiac history of US safer sex (video) activism and education. Taking up (and using clips from) Carlomusto’s earliest activist work for GMHC’s…

For the 2016 Day With(out) Art, Visual AIDS presents COMPULSIVE PRACTICE, a video compilation of compulsive, daily, and habitual practices by nine artists and activists who live with their cameras as one way to manage, reflect upon, and change how…

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Built in conversation with the VHS Archives Working Group, The Center for the Humanities, The Grad Center, CUNY

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