Make/shift magazine creates and documents contemporary feminist culture and action by publishing journalism, critical analysis, and visual and text art. Made by an editorial collective committed to antiracist, transnational, and queer perspectives, make/shift embraces the multiple and shifting identities of feminist communities. We know there’s exciting work being done in various spaces and forms by people seriously and playfully resisting and creating alternatives to systematic oppression. Make/shift exists to represent, participate in, critique, provoke, and inspire more of that good work.
WHO WE ARE
Make/shift is made by a diverse, international community of feminist writers, artists, academics, and activists.
Jessica Hoffmann is
a freelance writer/editor and activist. She has contributed to
Daria Yudacufski received a master’s degree in art history from UCSB, focusing on issues of race, gender, and sexuality in contemporary art and culture. She has worked in cross-cultural education for more than a dozen years and was formerly the publisher of LOUDmouth and director of the Cross Cultural Centers at Cal State L.A. She is currently the managing director of Visions and Voices, an arts and humanities initiative at USC.
Jade Brooks (Scraps assistant editor)
is a queer, anti-zionist Jew who lives in Durham, North Carolina, and does
editing work for Duke University Press and activist work with Southerners
on New Ground and other brave folks in the South. She grew up behind
the railroad tracks in Eugene, Oregon—by
way of the dusty, crooked bookshelves of City Lights in San Francisco.
Her favorite flower is the moonflower, and her second favorite is
Erin Aubry Kaplan is a contributing editor of the L.A. Times op-ed section and a contributing writer for Essence. She has contributed to numerous publications, including the anthologies Body Outlaws and Mothers Who Think.
Nomy Lamm is a writer, singer, and accordion player.
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore (reviews editor) is also a columnist at make/shift.
Lia Friedman is a librarian living in California. She has an MS in library and information science from Pratt Institute, and she is the lead contributor at The Experiment and a proud member of Radical Reference. She loves bird-watching and swimming in the ocean.