Exhibition: National Queer Arts Festival, San Francisco

I’m excited to have Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window included in the Queer Cultural Center’s National Queer Arts Festival Exhibition, Body, body, bodies. If you’re in the Bay Area in… Continue reading

Visual AIDS Blog features Call a Wrecking Ball

I am a long time fan of Visual AIDS’ work and so was thrilled and a little humbled when program manager Ted Kerr talked to me about doing a post on the Visual AIDS Blog… Continue reading

Exhibition: Artists’ Book Cornucopia IV at Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO [Now Closed]

Call A Wrecking Ball to Make a Window is being shown in Abecedarian Gallery’s Artists’ Books Cornucopia, 2013, the fourth in a series of international exhibitions of contemporary artists’ books. This year’s Cornucopia showcases 50… Continue reading

Exhibition: Trans Technology at Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ [Now Closed]

What I Don’t Say [A Tear-Off Book for Saying It] is included in this exhibition at Rutgers’ Douglass Library Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series TRANS TECHNOLOGY: CIRCUITS OF CULTURE, SELF, BELONGING January… Continue reading

Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window

  Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window is a map-fold book with original text that explores routes taken and spaces made by queer people in New York City from the 1970s through… Continue reading

World-Making: Working with Theory/Practice in Design

This article argues for an active role for theory in designing, especially feminist theory and cultural studies, both as a means of theorizing design through the work of designers and as a means… Continue reading

“How can we design something to transition people from a system that doesn’t want to let them go?”: Social Design and its Political Contexts

In fall 2010, I taught a course called Urban Services in which my students worked with students in the education program of a large non-profit organization in New York City that offers a range of… Continue reading

Beyond the Special Guest: Teaching “Trans” Now

Introduction: Beyond the Special Guest—Teaching “Trans” Now By Shana Agid and Erica Rand The theme of this issue of Radical Teacher, “Beyond the Special Guest: Teaching ‘Trans’ Now,” originated in a conversation between… Continue reading

Safe Keeping (2011)

  Safe Keeping (2011) is a tear-off book, based on the original interviews conducted for Safe Keeping (2002-3), placed around New York City on the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001. This edition is… Continue reading

Weston Teruya’s “The gracious city at its neighbor’s edge” at Pro Arts

  To be haunted and to write from that location, to take on the condition of what you study, is not a methodology or a consciousness you can simply adopt or adapt as… Continue reading