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Mapping Feminist Los Angeles is a volunteer working group based out of The Women’s Center for Creative Work. Our team is comprised of a diverse group of feminists drawing from a variety of creative backgrounds. We are unified through our shared passion for mapping, civic participation, geography and community building.
founder of Angelena Atlas, Leana Scott is a South Pacific-born Angelena intrigued by the intersection of art, agile tech development and civic participation. She believes in the expanded roles that both feminism and software hold as important guides in growing empowered communities. Leana’s preferred pronouns are she/her/hers.
Brittany Arceneaux is a New Orleans native working as a Planner and GIS Analyst at the City of Los Angeles Planning Department. Arceneaux's work focuses the application of public participation geographic information systems in community building and equitable reinvestment. She has presented her research at conferences such as the New Orleans Housing Community Development Conference and the National Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference. She has dedicated years to community technical support and outreach working in both the nonprofit and public sector. Her work has impacted projects with numerous organizations throughout the New Orleans region such as Whodata, NASA Applied Sciences Program, and lowernine.org.
Yasmine Batniji is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles who uses sound, video, and 3D animation. Her upbringing as an Arab American in the United States informs her art through creating alternative narratives and immersive digital environments. Drawing on issues of intersectionality, she forms hyperreal spaces to address gender, race and international politics.
Susannah Laramee Kidd is an ethnographer, applied researcher, and evaluator invested in the intersection of arts and culture, and civic and community structures. As a Research Analyst for the LA County Arts Commission, she has evaluated public art, social practice, and public engagement projects and initiatives in cultural equity and inclusion in unincorporated LA County neighborhoods. Susannah holds a Ph.D. in Religion and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University.
Andrea Lofthouse-Quesada is a science teacher, community organizer and artist based in the San Gabriel Valley. In 2015, she founded Crossed Pollinations- a project dedicated to equitable cultural exchange and horticulture. Her botanic illustrations and projects have been presented by institutions throughout the US and China. Andrea holds a M.Ed. from Whittier College and a Graduate Certificate in Scientific Illustration from California State University, Monterey Bay.
Natalja Kent is an artist and photographer based in Los Angeles, CA. Her practice investigates flaws, mechanization, embodiment and disassociation through the expanding parameters of photography. Kent's commercial work includes cultural heritage and studio product photography. Her work can be found at NataljaKent.com and SOManifest.com.