micha cardenas

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Becoming Dragon, Dec, 2008 365 Hour Mixed Reality Performance © copyleft, by-sa
Local Autonomy Networks / Autonets, 2013 Performance, Wearable Electronics © Jovan Wolfe in Autonets hoodie designed by micha cárdenas and Ben Klunker, photo by micha cárdenas 2013
Quick Facts
miami, fl
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
UCSD, 2009, MFA
European Graduate School, 2008, MA
Florida International University, 2001, BS
USC (University of Southern California)
performance, digital, conceptual

micha cárdenas is a performer, writer, student, educator, mixed-race trans femme latina who works with movement as a technology of change. micha is a Provost Fellow and PhD candidate in Media Arts + Practice (iMAP) at University of Southern California and a member of the art collective Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0. micha’s solo and collaborative work has been seen in museums, galleries, biennials, keynotes, community and public spaces around the world. Her co-authored book The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities was published by Atropos Press in 2012.

In 2014 micha is a visiting scholar in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. In 2013 micha was a fellow at the Post Media Lab at Leuphana University in Germany, a New Directions Scholar at the USC Center for Feminist Research and a MacArthur Foundation HASTAC Scholar. She holds an MFA from University of California, San Diego, an MA in Communication from the European Graduate School and a BS in Computer Science from Florida International University. She blogs at and tweets at@michacardenas

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