Veronica Paredes is a digital media scholar and doctoral candidate in Media Arts and Practice (iMAP). She has worked extensively with the Institute for Multimedia Literacy since 2004, as both a teaching and research assistant. She has collaborated with Los Angeles-based media initiatives committed to supporting multimedia production and cultural activism in immigrant communities and communities of color, these include Voces Móviles/ Mobile Voices and the LA Skins Fest, A Native American Film Festival. Her digital dissertation project is called Marquee Survivals, it focuses on repurposed movie theaters and their intersections with trans/national cultural identities and media history. For more info
This presentation will highlight one aspect of Marquee Survivals, an interactive, digital dissertation that explores contemporary conceptions of the repurposed movie theater.