Ayanna Dozier is a film/performance artist and PhD candidate at McGill University. Her dissertation, Mnemonic Aberrations, examines the formal and narrative aesthetics in contemporary Black feminist experimental short films in the United Kingdom and the United States. She is also the author of the forthcoming 33 1/3 on Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope (TBD). Select writings on Black feminist theory, cinema, and performance art can be found in Cléo, Another Gaze, Feminist Media Studies, and Liquid Blackness Journal. Dozier is currently a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.