Rahne Alexander is an intermedia artist and writer from Baltimore, Maryland. A 2021 graduate of the Intermedia+Digital Art MFA at UMBC, her works in video, performance, music, and painting have been exhibited across the U.S. and around the world, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art, and MIX NYC. She performs music as 50 Foot Woman and as the front woman of the rock band Santa Librada. Her writing has been anthologized in Love, You (Urban Ivy, 2020), Resilience (Heartspark, 2017) and the Lambda Literary Award-winning anthology Take Me There: Trans and Genderqueer Erotica (Cleis, 2011). Her OutWrite-award-winning chapbook of collected essays Heretic to Housewife was published by Neon Hemlock in 2019. More info at rahne.com
Lo Smith serves the Enoch Pratt Free Library as the Coordinator of Digital Equity and has over 9 years of experience in libraries. They hold an Masters of Library Science from Simmons University, and were a member of the first all-trans panel session at the American Library Association Annual Conference in 2018.
When they are not working to bridge the digital divide, they can be found browsing the stacks of the Central Library for excellent queer literature and graphic novels.
The conversation will also be broadcast on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page and YouTube page. It can be watched after the broadcast on Facebook Live and YouTube. Click here for the Facebook Live video library.
Wednesday, November 10 at 3:00pmLearn More