Chantal Akerman

Chantal Akerman’s wonderful Jeanne Dielman, where daily food preparations subtly build tension throughout the film. Thank you for demonstrating how the profound embeds itself in the quotidian.

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Ada Lovelace Pledge

Ada Lovelace Pledge 2010 A few but not all of the women I admire: Laurie Anderson, Femke Snelting, Maryanne Amacher, Allucquere Rosanne (Sandy) Stone , Donna Haraway, Ruth Catlow, Karin Spaink, Josephine Bosma, Steina Vasulka, Charlotte Moorman, Annie Abrahams, Olia Lialina, Rita Raley, Katherine Hayles, Kate Pullinger , Caitlin Fisher, Amanda Steggell, Ellen Røed, Michelle…

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Malcolm X would have been 84 today

Also check out UC Berkeley’s archived talk. I once spent an afternoon watching this collection, and it’s amazing how uncannily current his observations are in terms of how Muslims are perceived. Not to mention his skills as a political orator are simply astounding.

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