AboutMarilia Kaisar is a filmmaker, artist, and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Film and Digital Media with designated emphases in History of Art and Visual Culture. She holds an MA in Media Studies from Pratt Institute and a Diploma in Architectural Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her experimental practice uses affect theory and a feminist perspective to explore intersections of media, technology, and desire, using the body as the nexus point. She is a Graduate Pedagogy fellow at the Center of Innovation in Teaching and Learning and a Science and Justice Training Program Fellow.
EducationUC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, ongoing
PhD Candidate in Film and Digital Media, Designated Emphasis in History of Art and Visual Culture
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2018
MA in Media Studies with Distinction, GPA: 3.87/4.0
Award of Excellence in Academic Achievement
Thesis: Desire, consumption and representation, from the physical to the virtual and back.
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR, 2015
Diploma of Architecture Engineering, GPA: 8.15/10
Research thesis: Three aspects of the feminist nude
Diploma project: Erotic environments
Work Shared in CORE
Upcoming Talks and ConferencesEmbodied Male Gaze in VR Porn , SCMS Conference 2023, Denver (CO), April 12-16 2023
MembershipsSCMS, NECS, HASTAC Scholars, Technical Chamber of Greece