ARTIST, EDUCATOR, ACTIVIST
Jules Rosskam (b.1979 Illinois) is an interdisciplinary artist whose work offers a site of transformation through hybrid form and critical socio-political analysis. Recent screenings include the British Film Institute (London), Leather Archives and Museum (Chicago), Filmhuis Cavia (Amsterdam). Recent residencies include Yaddo (Saratoga Springs), ISSUE Project Room (Brooklyn), The Summer Forum for Inquiry and Exchange (New Harmony), The Flaherty Film Seminar, New England Filmmakers Fund (Hamilton). Recent grants include Crossroads Grant Foundation, The Funding Exchange, Illinois Arts Council Grant, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Grant. His work has been profiled and reviewed in Women and Performance, Transgender Studies Quarterly, Make/Shift Magazine, and Time Out Chicago. Rosskam holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Film, Video, New Media, 2008).
Thick Relations screening, Thursday January 29th
Minnesota State University Moorhead
Jules' essay, Porous Cels, is now out in TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, vol.1, no.4.