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

Home Video Returns
by Alexandra Juhasz and Ted Kerr. Cineaste, 2014, v. 39, no. 3. Cineaste Publishers, 2014.
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..