Chartist Meeting at Kennington Common April 10, 1848. Photograph taken by William Kilburn.


Paige Sarlin is an artist, filmmaker, scholar, and political activist. She holds a Ph.D. in Modern Culture and Media from Brown University and an M.F.A. in Film/Video/New Media from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  Her feature-length documentary film, The Last Slide Projector, premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival in 2007 and screened at Anthology Film Archives in 2008.  From 1999 to 2010, she was an active participant in the 16Beaver Group in New York City, a platform for the discussion of the intersection of art and politics. Her writings have been published in October, Re-Thinking Marxism, Reviews in Cultural Theory, The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, Scapegoat, and Framework: A Journal of Film and Culture.  She is at work on a book-length manuscript entitled Interview-Work: The Genealogy of a Cultural Form.  She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Study at University at Buffalo, SUNY.