make/shift in San Francisco
Thursday, August 6, 2009, 7 p.m.
888 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Hosted by make/shift coeditors/copublishers Jessica Hoffmann and Daria Yudacufski, with readings by columnist and reviews editor Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore and contributors Hilary Goldberg, Lailan Huen, and Stephanie Yang.
Jessica Hoffmann and Daria Yudacufski are the editorial and publishing collective behind make/shift.
Hilary Goldberg is primarily a filmmaker with a combined body of documentary,
narrative, and experimental work. Her films include in the Spotlight, Beyond Lovely, and Render: Spanning Time with Ani DiFranco, as well as Big Deal,
the recent music video for hip-hop artist Katastrophe. Goldberg has
toured nationally as a spoken-word artist, and her writing has appeared
in make/shift and LOUDmouth.
Lailan Sandra Huen is an organizer, media maker, and youth worker in Oakland. She contributed to "Letters from Radical Women of Color" in make/shift's fourth issue.
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is the author of So Many Ways to Sleep Badly and editor of That's Revolting: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation and Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity. She is also a columnist and editor of the reviews section at make/shift.
Stephanie Yang is a mixed-race, queer, Taiwanese/European American artist living in California. Her films have screened nationwide, and her writing on the use of the word "wife" in queer contexts is forthcoming in the fall issue of make/shift.