Dr. Natalie Dixon
Dr. Natalie Dixon is the co-founder of affect lab, an Amsterdam-based interdisciplinary research studio. Dixon’s research explores issues of belonging, otherness, race and gender through the lens of media and technology. Her research has been published in multiple international peer-reviewed journals and featured in the media. She was awarded the 2018/19 Het Nieuwe Instituut Research Fellowship in order to explore gender, migration, women’s work and burn-out. Dixon is an alumna of the University of Amsterdam and Goldsmiths College (London). www.affectlab.org / www.nataliedixon.info
This research was made possible with the invaluable assistance of Alice Azevedo.
Alice Luna Azevedo da Cunha is an aspiring academic, actress, event organizer and political activist (mainly LGBTI, Trans and Feminist). She holds a bachelors degree in Artistic Studies – Performative Arts from the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon. She has given lectures in the First National Encounter of Sexology in Pediatrics (in the Pediatric Hospital of Coimbra), in the V International Congress in Cultural Studies (in the University of Aveiro), in the final conference of the INTIMATE project called Queering Friendship (in the Museum of Communications in Lisbon), amongst others. She is a consultant of the INTIMATE project, based in CES, the Center for Social Studies in the University of Coimbra. As an actress, she is a co-founder and member of the theatre troupe “Grupo de Teatro Sai de Cena”. As an activist, she is currently a member of the Lisbon Pink Panthers (whom she represents in the Lisbon Pride March Organizing Committee). She is also a co-founder of Transmissão: Associação Trans e Não-Binária, a Portuguese trans organization. Finally, she is also a member of the executive board of rede ex aequo, a Portuguese LGBTI youth organization.