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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Tish Stringer
Lecturer
Lecturer
 
e-mail:tish@rice.edu
 
  • B.A., Summa Cum Laude Major: Anthropology, Minor: Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature (1997) University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Ph.D. Anthropology (2006) Rice University, Houston, TX
 
Primary Department
   Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts
Picture
 
Websites
 Tish Stringer
 Dissertation
 
Research Areas
 Anthropology of Media and Information, Visual Anthropology, Documentary and Ethnographic Film, Social Movements, New Media, Collaboration and Cooperation
 
Teaching Areas
 Filmmaking
 
Selected Publications
 Articles
 

Journal of Aesthetics and Protest: November 2002, volume 1, issue 1.

 
 Book chapters
 

“This is What Democracy Looked Like: indymedia and the Collective Mode of Production” in Insurgent Encounters: Ethnography, Activism, and the Transnational. Jeffrey S. Juris and Alexander Khasnabish, Editors. Duke University Press, 2013.

 
Creative Works
 Other - Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriquez
 Documentary, 13:30 Mins. Credits: Director, Camera, Editor, Boomtown Film and Music Festival, McFaddin-Ward House, Beaumont, TX (February 26, 2016)
 
 Other - Gertrude Barnstone: Home Movie
 Credit: Sound recordist, Directed by Jon Schwartz, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (November 8, 2015)
 
 Other - Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriquez
 Documentary, 13:30 Mins. Credits: Director, Camera, Editor, South Texas Underground Film Festival, Del Mar College- Corpus Christi, Texas (December 4, 2015)
 
 Other - Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriquez
 Documentary, 13:30 Mins. Credits: Director, Camera, Editor, Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, St. Anthony Main Theater - Minneapolis, Mn
 
 Other - Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriquez
 Documentary, 13:30 Mins. Credits: Director, Camera, Editor, Houston Cinema Arts Festival, She Works Flexible Gallery -Houston, TX (November 13, 2015)
 
 Other - Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriquez
 Documentary, 13:30 Mins. Credits: Director, Camera, Editor, It Came From the Bayou Print Festival, Burning Bones Press- Houston, TX (April 17, 2015)
 
 Other - Private Prisons for Immigrant Families Grow Despite Court Ruling Against 'Detention as Deterrence'
 Credit: Camera, for correspondent Renee Feltz, Democracy Now!, Radio-TV-Web (March 25-26, 2015)
 
 Other - Terror in Little Saigon
 Credits: Additional Camera for Propublica and Frontline, November 3, 2015, Propublica and Frontline, Frontline, pbs (November 3, 2015)
 
 Other - “Explode with Happy, Man”
 Music Video, 2 Mins. Credits: Director, Camera, Editor Music by: Annie and the Bang Bang, Opening Night Selection, QFEST, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX (7/24/2014)
 
 Other - “Explode with Happy, Man”
 Music Video, 2 Mins. Credits: Director, Camera, Editor Music by: Annie and the Bang Bang, Houston is so Hot, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX (8/24/2013)
 
 Other - Ard As-Sawad
 Experimental Documentary Short about displaced Iraqi Artists, Tish Stringer, Encuentro Bicultural de Cine Migración, Mexico City (October, 2008)
 
 Other - Ard As-Sawad
 Experimental Documentary Short about displaced Iraqi Artists., Tish Stringer, Houston @ SXSW, South by Southwest, Austin, TX (March, 2009)
 
 Other - Ard As-Sawad
 Experimental Documentary short about displaced Iraqi Artists., Tish Stringer, Patois: New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival, New Orleans, LA (March, 2009)
 
 Installations - Educate, Agitate, Organize
 site-specific video installation as part of the show, “Secret Wars” , Tish Stringer, David Graeve, Art Car Museum, Houston, TX (August, 2002)
 
 Other - In-between: Iraqi Artists in Exile
 Documentary film about Iraqi artists living in exile., Tish Stringer, Houston Palestine Film Festival, Houston, TX (May, 2008)
 
 Other - Melisa y Rebbeca
 Film Screening of a experimental short film about gender and tango., Tish Stringer, AZ Gallery, St. Paul, MN (January, 2001)
 
 Installations - Nancy
 site-specific video installation as part of “Multiplex”, Tish Stringer, David Graeve, No Name Exhibitions @ The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN (July, 1999)
 
 Installations - Texacutioner
 site-specific multimedia installation as part of the show, “Civil Society” , Tish Stringer, David Graeve, Art Car Museum, Houston, TX (December, 2000)
 
 Installations - Trading Freedom
 site-specific multimedia installation, Tish Stringer, David Graeve, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX. (November, 2002)
 
 Installations - Uprooted/Iqtila
 “Uprooted/Iqtila'” Site-specific video installation in “Interconnectivity”. Space 125 Gallery, Houston, TX, July., Tish Stringer, Space 125 Gallery, Houston, TX (July, 2009)
 
Presentations
 Invited Papers
 

2009       This Is What Democracy Looked Like: indymedia’s Collective Mode of Production. Conference paper: “Culture, Media: Protest”, 3-5 September 2009, Lucerne University, Switzerland.

 

 
 

“Democritizing New Technology: the Case of Nanotech” presented at Hack the Knowledge Lab, The Institute for Advanced Studies, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, February 4,  2006

 
 

“The Revolution will be Televised” on the panel: Image and Empowerment at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, November 21, 2002.

 
 

“The Revolution Will Be Televised” in Globalization, an  online conference from Adelaide University, Australia, August, 2001.

 
 

“The Revolution Will Be Televised: Internet Activism in the Movement Against Corporate Globalization” on the Panel: Global Networks and the Emergence of the Global, Modern Literature Conference, “Globalicities” Michigan State University, October 20, 2001.

 
 

“Managing Global Change Through Segmentary and Polycentric Networks” written with L.P. Gerlach and G.B. Palmer at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, San Fransisco, November 14, 2000.

 
 Invited Talks
 

2007            “An Annotated History of Video Activism and Guerilla Cinema”  Invited Lecturer, New Media Studio Program, University of Texas at San Antonio, November 19.

 
 

2005             “Indymedia vs. Big Brother: Negotiating Transparency In A Surveillance Economy” on the panel Utopian Visions and their Technicalities: Social Change and the Internet at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Washington DC, November 30.

 
 

“Report on the Rice Ethics and Politics in Information Technology (EPIT) Project" as part of the workshop Cultures of Programming: Hackers, Crackers and Openness at the Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference, Univeristy of Sussex, Sussex, UK, September 18, 2004.

 
 Panelist
 

""Women in Film" invited panelist. Barbara Karkabi Living Archives Series, University of Houston.
." (September 15, 2014)

 
 Workshops
 

2005             "Documenting Resistance: The Historical Imperative of Archiving" at indyconference, Univerisy of Texas at Austin, February 15.  

 
 

2005               “Guerilla Video: Video Activism and Tactical Media” at the Summer Institute, Dallas Video Assoication, Dallas, Texas, August 19.

 
 

“Guerilla Video: Video Activism and Tactical Media” at the Summer workshop series, South West Alternate Media Peoject, Houston Texas, August 15, 2003.

 
Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 Public Humanities Initiative Grant, Humanities Research Center, Rice University (2015)

 Appreciation Award, Houston Palestine Film Festival (May, 2015)

 Individual Artist Grant, Houston Arts Alliance

 Emerging Artist Grant, Houston Arts Alliance

 Documentary Project Grant, Eastman Foundation

 Emerging Filmmaker Fellowship, SouthWest Alternate Media Project

Juries
 Jury
 Houston Arts Alliance. Juror for the individual artists grant., Houston, TX. (2009)
 Houston Reel Teen Film Festival. All city film festival for teen filmmakers sponsored by the Houston Public Library System, Houston, TX. (2009, 2010)
 Senorita Cinema. Film Festival of works by Latina Filmmakers, Houston, TX. (2010, 2011, 2012)
 Senorita Cinema. Film Festival of works by Latina Filmmakers, Houston, TX. (2010, 2011, 2012)
 Master Class
 Media Literacy Teacher Certification. Southwest Alternate Media Projects, Houston, TX. (2003)
 Values in Computer and Information System Design. National Science Foundation sponsored graduate student workshop at The Center for Science, Technology, and Society at the University of Santa Clara. , Santa Clara, California. (2004)
Positions Held
 Instructor, South West Alternate Media Project. (2005 - 2005)

 Senior Researcher, The Working Partner. (2007 - 2007)

 Instructor, South West Alternate Media Project. (2001 - 2001)

 Founder and President, Dangerous Media. (2002 - 2015)

 Research Assistant, University of Minnesota. (1999 - 1999)

 Lecturer , University of Houston. (2012 - 2012)

 Film and Video Technician, Rice University, Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts. (2011 - 2011)

 Teaching Assistant, Rice University. (2006 - 2006)

 Cinema Assistant, Rice Cinema. (2006 - 2006)

 Instructor, Rice University Department of Anthropology. (2003 - 2003)

 Instructor, Loring Nicollet Alternative High School. (1999 - 1999)

 Instructor, Aurora Picture Show. (2006 - 2013)

 Research / Public Affairs, Houston A+ Challenge. (2007 - 2007)

 Research Coordinator, Rice University. (2006 - 2006)

 Research Assistant, Rice University. (2004 - 2004)

 Instructor, Wonderworks. (2005 - 2005)