Seen is a journal of film and visual culture focused on Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities globally, published by BlackStar Projects twice each calendar year.



Staff

  • Dessane Lopez Cassell Editor-In-Chief

  • Marielle Ingram Associate Editor

  • Raquel Hazell Art Director

  • Leo Brooks Design Manager

  • Pablo Alarcon Jr. Design Associate

  • Jasmine Weber Reviews & Features Editor

  • Kavita Rajanna Essays Editor

  • Yasmine Espert Interviews & Profiles Editor

  • Shauna Swartz Copyeditor

  • Imran Siddiquee Chief Communications Officer

  • Mariam Dembele Marketing Associate

  • Sydney Rodriguez Artist Programs Manager

  • Akili Davis Program Coordinator

  • Maori Karmael Holmes Founding Editor, Chief Executive & Artistic Officer


Advisory Board

  • Adam Piron COUSIN

  • Akiba Solomon The Marshall Project

  • Elizabeth Méndez Berry One World/Random House

  • Gina Duncan Sundance Institute

  • Jeff Chang Race Forward

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvani

  • Louis Massiah Scribe Video Center

  • Roya Rastegar

  • Sally Singer

  • Tarana Burke 'me too.' International

  • Zaheer Ali


In Memoriam

  • Greg Tate


Contributors & Guest Editors

Issue 004

Guest Staff

  • Darol Olu Kae Guest Editor
  • Caroline Washington Art Director

Featuring

Alia Swastika, Beandrea July, Bedatri Choudhury, bell hooks, Camae Ayewa, Darol Olu Kae, Deborah Thomas, Elizabeth Mendez-Berry, Jasmine Weber, Jeff Chang, Jenzia Burgos, Mahasen Nasser-Eldin, Poulomi Das, Sky Hopinka, Yume Murphy, Zeba Blay, Zoé Samudzi

Issue 003

Guest Editor

  • Darol Olu Kae

Featuring

Abby Sun, Akinola Davies Jr, Amir George, Cassie da Costa, Jeff Chang, Jessica Lynne, Jonathan Ali, Kojo Abudu, Leila Weefur, Lynnée Denise, Nuotama Bodomo, Omar Berrada, Philana Payton, ruth gebreyesus, Samia Labidi, and Suzi Analogue.

Issue 002

Guest Editor

  • Dessane Lopez Cassell

Featuring

Astria Suparak, Beandrea July, Claire Tancons, D’Lo, Dessane Lopez Cassell, Dixa Ramírez D’Oleo, Erin Christovale, Farrah Rahaman, Heitor Augusto, Imran Siddiquee, Janaína Oliveira, Jemma Desai, Jlin, Karas Lamb, Keisha Rae Witherspoon, Lakshmi Padmanabhan, Lendl Tellington, Luce Capco Lincoln, Maori Karmael Holmes, Meg Onli, Rachell Morillo, Razan Al-Salah, Terri Francis, Tzutzumatzin Soto

Issue 001

Guest Editors

  • Maori Karmael Holmes Editor-in-Chief
  • Nehad Khader Managing Editor & Essays Section Editor
  • Imran Siddiquee Reviews Section Editor
  • Kavita Rajanna Interviews Section Editor
  • Jelsen Lee Innocent Designer

Featuring

Amy Sherald, Bing Liu, Darol Olu Kae, Elizabeth Méndez Berry, Emir Lewis, Erin Christovale, Heidi Saman, Heitor Augusto, Imran Siddiquee, Jemma Desai, Jheanelle Brown, Jon-Sesrie Goff, Juliana Feliciano Reyes, Maori Karmael Holmes, Nam Lee, Nehad Khader, Niela Orr, Racquel Gates, Roni Nicole Henderson, Sonya Childress, Susy Zepeda, Suzanne Kite, Xavier Palisades