is a writer, editor, and curator whose research areas and interests include new media and digital art, programming, the internet, augmented reality, online performance, gaming, open source culture, and political aesthetics. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelors degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Masters degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts.
She serves as an editor for the new asterisk magazine, Hyphen, and The Civic Beat. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Hyperallergic, and Public Art Dialogue. She has lectured and spoken at the de Young museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, School of Visual Arts, and San Francisco Art Institute. During the day, she works as the office manager and serves as a clever bot for @TheRealFuture
team at @ThisisFusion
. The rest of her time, she serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism and a board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center.