Shorter third person bio
Jen Crothers is an artist, organiser, web noodler, and willing collaborator.
Longer third person bio
Jen Crothers is an artist, organiser, web noodler, and willing collaborator. Hailing from Tasmania she has lived in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and currently lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Her award winning short film, Butch Tits, has screened 44 times, in 36 cities, in 12 countries, on 4 continents.
Jen is the organiser of Queer Bodies Film Night, showing quality shorts that explore issues of gender, race, sexuality, the body and more. Previously, Jen was an organiser of the All Bodies Swim, a volunteer-run grassroots group organizing body-positive nights at a public pool.
Jen is a keen collaborator and has worked with Kona Katranya on The Queeriodic Table (a periodic table of the queer universe), Kristina Lemieux on Reflection/Refraction (film and performance art event), and SD Holman on Butch: Not Like the Other Girls as a project assistant.
Jen is the Secretary of the board of the Pride in Art Society, the organisation that presents the Vancouver Queer Arts Festival.
And here are some random things that you surely wish to know about me.
I am Tasmanian.
I have a BSc with a mathematics major and a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS).
I have lived in Australia (Wynyard, Hobart, Sydney, Melbourne), Ireland (Dublin, Belfast), Canada (Vancouver), and New Zealand/Aotearoa (Wellington).
Some things I like:
- making art and art-like stuff
- maps, GIS and the rest
- teaching you Excel, data analysis, proofing your survey
- travelling (next stop Iceland)
- intelligent design (like this), not like the other one
- islands, waves,
- homemade lemonade and ginger beer
- public toilet signs
Email: jen.crothers+web at that google email domain