I was born with a screwdriver in my left hand and incredible vigorous curiosity. Those two elements are following me until today. Being a teenager in the 80′ when the first 8 bits personal computers were illuminating our homes was great luck. That was something that has affected my life completely and forever. Opening devices, and learning what is inside was just part of the game. For me, hacking came naturally because as a lesbian, I also needed to hack identities, roles, from a very young age, and to manage to get to myself, to be who I am, to be free. Hacking means freedom.
The future in patriarchy and capitalism is bleak. In a world which was never built for us, not even to marginally accommodate us, in a world where our loves, desires and mere existences make us pirates of the cis-heteronormative imperative, what does it mean to harness our own destinies and hack the future? From artificial […]