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ALISON N. PEZANOSKI-BROWNE
Email: alleypb[at]gmail[dot]com

EDUCATION:
M.A. in Critical Theory and Creative Research
Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, 2014, Portland, OR
Thesis title: The Tragic Art of Eco-Sound, CT+CR Program Award

B.S. in Communications, Northwestern University, 2006, Evanston, IL
Magna Cum Laude Honors with Departmental Distinction
Major: Radio/Television/Film Minor: Sociological Studies

FELLOWSHIPS:
U.S. Fulbright Research Scholar Fellowship, 2007-2008, Hong Kong
Research topic: Socially Withdrawn Youth in Hong Kong

Northwestern Summer Research Fellowship, 2005, Evanston, IL
Research topic: Action Film Heroines and Resistive Politics

SELECT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Grants & Communications Manager, Caldera, Portland, OR, 2016-ongoing

Project Manager, Dynamic Events, Vancouver, WA, 2015-2016

Multimedia Specialist, Clark College, Vancouver, WA, 2012-2013

Co-Chief of Staff, EFF Portland (Experimental Film Festival), Portland, OR, 2013-2013

Production Manager, Outside independent film, Portland, OR, 2012

Producer, One Economy Corporation, Portland, OR, 2010-2012

Associate Producer, Little Fish Films, San Francisco, CA, 2010

Associate Producer, Jane Be Quick, San Francisco, CA, 2009-2010

Associate Producer, Smush Media, San Francisco, CA, 2006-2010

Project Manager/Community Liaison, MUBI.com, Palo Alto, CA, 2009

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Spring Intensive Instructor, Caldera in Portland, OR
“Sensing Place: Mapping Workshop” (Spring 2015)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Video and Sound, Pacific Northwest College of Art
“Structures and Strategies” (Spring 2014)

Assistant Video Instructor, Caldera Summer Program in Sisters, OR
“Video Storytelling Techniques” (Summer 2012)

Animation Instructor, ArtsCool After-School Program in Portland, OR
“Animation for 4-8 year ­olds” (Spring 2012)

PUBLICATIONS:
“Self-Care of the Contested Body.” In the doer of great deeds and the speaker of great words publication accompanying the group show at Hap Gallery. Editor Iris Williamson.

“The Tragic Art of Eco-Sound.” In Leonardo Music Journal. Editor Nick Cronbach and Peer Reviewed.

“Joanna Newsom: Divers.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“I am Into Your Fire by Orland Nutt.” In Tin House Magazine blog “The Open Bar.” Editor Lance Cleland.

“Le fiamme di Nule by Carolina Melis.” In Tin House Magazine blog “The Open Bar.” Editor Lance Cleland.

“Story from North America by Kirsten Lepore.” In Tin House Magazine blog “The Open Bar.” Editor Lance Cleland.

“And Then We Were Jumping by Jordan Bruner.” In Tin House Magazine blog “The Open Bar.” Editor Lance Cleland.

“The Gardener’s Dream, by Valeriy Kozhin” In Tin House Magazine blog “The Open Bar.” Editor Lance Cleland.

“Black to the Future: How women in pop are carrying the mantle of Afrofuturism.” In Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“Interview with Ytasha Womack on Afrofuturism and the World of Black Sci-fi and Fantasy.” In Bitch online. Editor Sarah Mirk.

“Electronic Ladyland Mixtape.” In Bitch online. Editor Sarah Mirk.

“The Good Doctor: Four Arguments Why ‘Doctor Who’ Should Get a Female Doctor.” In Bitch online. Editor Sarah Mirk.

“Kelis: Food.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“Saâda Bonaire: Saâda Bonaire.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“Ebony Bones: Behold, A Pale Horse.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“Phedre: Golden Age.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“Eleanor Friedberger: Personal Record.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“We Are Loud Whisper: Suchness.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“Raisa K: Feeder.” Music review in Bitch. Editor Kjerstin Johnson.

“The Bright, Wild World of Pepperminta: An Interview with Pipilotti Rist.” In The Garage blog.

“Accidental Auteur: An Interview with Pen-Ek Ratanaruang.” In The Garage blog.

PANELS:
Lights, Camera, Social Action Panel, Disposable Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, March 2011

Institute Private Panel on Online Video Community/Audience Building, 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT, January 2010