Kristen Vida Alfaro


Country: UK

Kristen Vida Alfaro is Editor and Managing Director for Tilted Axis Press. A writer and organizer, she headed the union and anti-racism organization at Barbican. This work explains how she will lead the next stage of the press, which will see TAP develop interdisciplinary projects in parallel to the publication of contemporary and historical literature in translation. In an earlier lifetime, Kristen pursued (and left) a doctorate in film studies at New York University. Her writings and interviews have been published on Logic, The Moving Image, Triple Canopy, and n+1. She works out of London.

Kristen Vida Alfaro is Publisher and Managing Director of Tilted Axis Press. A writer and organiser, she led labour and anti-racist organising at the Barbican. This work informs how she will lead the next stage of the press, which will see TAP develop interdisciplinary projects alongside publishing contemporary and historical literature in translation. In a former life, Kristen pursued (and left) a doctorate in Cinema Studies at New York University. Her writing and interviews have appeared in Logic, The Moving Image, Triple Canopy and n+1. She is based in London. Occasionally tweeting @kvalfaro.

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