Rachel Schreiber is a historian and media artist. Her work explores themes of gender, activism, and labor through historical texts and visual projects. She earned her PhD in History from the Johns Hopkins University and her MFA in Photography and Critical Writing from the California Institute of the Arts.

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RECENT VISUAL PROJECTS

Site Reading

"Someone You Know is a Sex Worker"

Untitled (seder plate)

Design work for the St. James Infirmary

The Face of MICA

Holding Up More Than Half the Sky

Bread and Roses: 100 Years from the Lower East Side to the Maquiladoras

Third Generation: Family Photographs and Memories of Nazi Germany

If All Men Are Good...

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WRITTEN WORK

Books:

Modern Print Activism in the United States
Re-issued monograph in paperback, Routledge, 2016. Original publication: Ashgate Publishing, 2011

Re-issued edited book in paperback, Routledge, 2016. Original publication: Ashgate Publishing, 2013

Articles:
Please feel free to print and distribute these pdf's, but please be so kind as to credit me:

"Someone You Know is a Sex Worker: A Media Campaign for the St. James Infirmary," in eds. Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher, and Nicola Smith, Queer Sex Work, Routledge, 2015.

"Block 4: Discovering an Interracial World War II American Love Story". Hyphen magazine, Spring 2012.

"George Bellows's Boxers in Print". Journal of Modern Periodical Studies, Volume 1 Issue 2, 2011.

"Fairey's Hope".thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture, Special Issue: The Audicity of Hope?, 10:01, Spring 2011.

"Before Their Makers and Their Judges: Prostitutes and White Slaves in the Political Cartoons of the Masses (New York, 1911-1917)". Feminist Studies, Volume 35, Number 1, Spring 2009.

"Marathon." co-written with David Gissen. Volume, February 2009.

"Shopping for Peace: Benetton's Jerusalem Catalogue". Index: Contemporary Art and Culture, February 1998.

"Seized Images: Photography, Memory and the Holocaust". New Art Examiner, December 1996.

"Cyborgs, Avatars, Laa-Laa and Po: The Exhibitions of Mariko Mori". Afterimage, March/April 1999.

"Net.art: Shedding the Utopian Moment?". Link: ACritical Journal of the Arts, Fall 2001.

"Technologies of the Book: A Conversation with Ellen Lupton". Link: ACritical Journal of the Arts, Fall 2001.

"The (True) Death of the Avant Garde"