Seeing Silence was a collaborative zine-making project with students in the designmatters program at ArtCenter. Students were asked to create visual responses—on paper, transparencies, or translucent materials—to a series of prompts recalling moments they may have experienced censorship, silence, or disability. Participants were then encouraged to rework each others’ images and ideas to create something visual from the collective experience […]Read more "Seeing Silence (2016)"
The Adventure School for Ladies is an occasional, experimental graduate program that explores gender, cultural production, political engagement, and economic matters with the top ladylike scholars in the field of adventure studies. Our 2016 program was divided into two international sessions. Session I was held over a single week in Detroit, Michigan in June. We worked […]Read more "the Adventure School for Ladies (2011-present)"
Let’s Chat About Civil Rights / Let’s Chat About Civic Memory was installed in April 2016 at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa at the behest of St. Ambrose University. The images, by Melissa Mendes and Sheika Lugtu—a Ladydrawers collaboration—are accompanied by oral histories from local Quad Cities residents regarding two major aspects of Davenport’s participation in the […]Read more "Let’s Chat About Civil Rights / Let’s Chat About Civic Memory (2016)"
A comics memoir and collaboration with Melissa Mendes, Harvey & Me is a six-episode literary series for Belt based on Anne Elizabeth Moore’s work and travels with Harvey Pekar. Read “Let’s Just Wait,” “Uninteresting Phone Call,” “Laureates for Everything,” “Book Signing,” “Pulling Lynda Barry’s Leg,” or bookmark the whole series here.Read more "Harvey & Me (2016)"
The Chicago Radical Publishing Timeline (2015) was installed in June of 2015, during Pride and CAKE, in the front window of Andersonville’s legendary Women & Children First Books. The timeline included radical publishing projects from queers and folks of color throughout Chicago’s history, and was installed with a selection of complementary books on display in the front window, […]Read more "Chicago Radical Publishing Timeline (2015)"
First created in 2004, How To Make This Very Zine is a single-page eight-fold set of instructions for making itself. It has since been translated into Arabic, Greek, German, Georgian, Khmer, Russian and Spanish. Download them all here.Read more "How To Make This Very Zine (2004 – present)"
A film version of the auto-transcription of a fall 2015 talk called The Queer Crip Narrative delivered at Gallery 400 in Chicago on illness, disability, and storytelling. Watch it here.Read more "The Quick Prep Narrative (2015)"
Trunk Show, a mobile exhibition space usually located in Chicago, features monthly solo shows for which artists are commissioned to design a limited-edition bumper sticker. The sticker lives, rides along with, and helps propel a medium beat-up 1999 forest green Ford Taurus owned by Raven Falquez Munsell and Jesse Malmed. In addition to the month-long […]Read more "Let’s Stop Pretending It’s Not All Racist! (2015)"
How Could You? (2015) is a short film exploration of one of mankind’s most enduring questions, told through Finnish noise music and candy. Watch it for free on Vimeo here.Read more "How Could You? (2015)"
165 years after the creation of the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions—a document written in 1848 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Coffin Mott, Mary Ann McClintock, Elizabeth W. McClintock, and Jane Hunt and adopted by a committee of slightly over 100 men and women at the first Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY—hundreds of […]Read more "Sentimental (2014)"