Event: Remixing Pop Culture

February 25, 2010

remixing-pop-culture flyerI have been busy organizing this great event coming up in March at California State University, Northridge.  If you live in or are visiting the Los Angeles area you should come out and watch some of the most intriguing remix videos that subvert traditional gender and sexuality norms.  The videos will be curated and presented by Julie Levin Russo, Alexis Lothian and Jonathan McIntosh.  The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the curators. Special thanks to Laura Shapiro who consulted on the event.

Political Remix Video is a genre of transformative guerilla media production whereby creators challenge dominant media messages through re-cutting and re-framing fragments of mainstream media and popular culture. Fan videos or “vids” set remixed footage from TV shows or movies to music. They are often used to subvert the traditional canon or tell an alternative story.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at anita [at] feministfrequency.com

Speakers:
Julie Levin Russo (Stanford) and Alexis Lothian (USC)
Jonathan McIntosh, creator of Buffy vs Edward
Hosted by Anita Sarkeesian (FeministFrequency.com)

Location and Time info:
Thursday March 25, 2010 at 12:30pm
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330
Armer Theater, Manzanita Hall, Rm 100
View a map of the campus

Also check out the facebook event page.  You can also view an enlarged flyer image.

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