Micha Cardenas

Micha Cardenas is an artist/theorist who works in performance, wearable electronics, hacktivism, and critical gender studies. She is a PhD student in media arts and practice at University of Southern California and a member of Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0. Her book, The Transreal: Political Aesthetics of Crossing Realities, published by Atropos Press in 2012, discusses art that uses augmented, mixed, and alternate reality, and the intersection of those strategies with the politics of gender in a transnational context. Micha’s local autonomy networks (Autonets) is a project focusing on creating wearable autonomous local networks that don’t rely on corporate infrastructures to function.