VJ Um Amel

Arabic for Video Jockey (VJ) "Mother of Hope"

Laila Shereen Sakr is a maker and thinker known for creating the R-Shief media system and the cyborg data-body, VJ Um Amel. She is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara.

  • Art & Technology
  • Media Theory/Practice
  • Algorithmic Culture
  • Feminism
  • Middle East Studies
  • Global Human Rights
  • Interactive Design
  • Creative Coding
  • Glitch Art
  • Live Cinema
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality
  • Data Viz
  • Analytics


Glitch Resistance

VJ Um Amel created a limited edition series of art prints on canvas and metal available exclusively on this website. All prints come framed and with Certificate of Authenticity (COA). 50% of all sales will benefit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). 50% will support VJ Um Amel's production costs of her future art projects.

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