Artist

Jean Carlomusto

Jean Carlomusto is a media activist. For the past 5 years she has been the coordinator of video production at Gay Men's Health Crisis. She is a founding member of DIVA TV: an affiniity group of ACTUP creating media about the AIDS activist movement. She was a member of the Testing The Limits Collective. She is also a member of Fierce Pussy, a group of Lesbians producing materials designed to fight Lesbian invisibility. She has recently completed "L is for the way you look", a video tape which explores the many different ways lesbians seek to preserve meaningful images and events. Currently she is working with Delores Perez, Catherine Saalfield and Polly Thistlethwaite on a videotape about lesbian herstory entitled "Not Just Passing Through".

Videography

L is for the way you look

1991, 24:00 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

The MLX Festival
by Mark J. Huism. The Village Voice, Nov. 11, 1997, v. 42, no. 45.
AIDS Media: Counter-Representations
by Lucinda Furlong. New American Film and Video Series, 1989. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1989.
Acting Up: Independent Video and the AIDS crisis
by Alexis Danzig. Afterimage, May 1989, v. 16, no. 10.
Angry Initiatives/Defiant Strategies
Deep Dish TV, Mar. 1 Spring, 1988.
AIDS Media: Counter-Representations
by Lucinda Furlong. The New American Film and Video Series - Whitney Museum of American Art, Jan..