VJ Um Amel

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

Known for creating R-Shief software and performing as VJ Um Amel, Laila Shereen Sakr is Assistant Professor of Media Theory & Practice at University of California, Santa Barbara.


  • Art & Technology
  • Media Theory
  • World Building
  • Middle East Studies
  • Feminist Technology
  • Activism

Retrospective

Glitch Resistance on Metal

To mark her ten-year anniversary, VJ Um Amel launches an eighteen-month project in three parts—Storyboard of the Arab Resistance. Part I is Glitch Resistance on Metal, a limited edition series of six framed prints on metal or canvas is currently on tour in North America. Storyboard of the Arab Resistance Parts II and III will be released throughout the course of the project as software application, virtual world and game. 

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