I work on numerous educational projects as an artist and scholar. These include being a professional mentor for MAWA: Mentoring Artists for Women in the Arts, where I mentored new media artists Becca Taylor and Kelly Ruth; being on the committees for two excellent Master's Thesis - Michael Lucenkiw's Flora Machina: A Defensible Cyborg Landscape for his Masters of Landscape Architecture, University of Manitoba in 2014; and Mabel Negrete's When the Invisible Punishing Machine is Everywhere: How Mechanism of Social Control (Mass Incarceration, Institutionalized Racism, Slavery and Repression) in the USA Shapes the Individual as Well as the Social Space for her Masters of Science in Art, Culture and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston in 2011.
Decolonizing art practices
2017 A Pluriversal Approach to Practice. University of San Francisco. For Cesar Chavez Activism Week: Arte, Accion y Activismo.
2016 Decolonizing Academic and Aesthetic Practices. University of California at Davis. For the ‘Unsettling Performance’ group of the Performance Studies Doctoral Program.
2015-16 Mapping Myself: Decolonizing Art Practices. Program design, curriculum design, and teaching through 2-dimensional, digital and storytelling media. Sited this project with Indigenous youth at the Ndinawe Youth Resource Center, Winnipeg. Developed with funding and support from Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Gallery, and Thomas Sill Foundation, Canada.
2016 Dissident Bodies: Activism Beyond the State. Workgroup co-convener/co-leader. Santiago, Chile Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics in the Americas. With Drs. Peter Kulchyski and Smaro Kamboureli.
tech safety for activists AND COMMUNITY: A FREE VIRAL WORKSHOP
2017 KALA Art Institute, Berkeley, California, as part of Jennifer Wofford's installation Mettle Detection.
2017 California Institute for Integral Studies, San Francisco, California
2017 University of California at Davis, Davis, California
ART, practice, politics
2017 Liveness co-taught with Theo Pelmus and Kristin Snowbird, LIVE 2017 Biennale, Vancouver, Canada
2014 Artist as Repertoire. Workgroup co-convener/co-leader. Montreal, Canada Encuentro of the Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics in the Americas. With Drs. Serna & Crowe.