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

  • Caroline Washington Art Director

  • Nehad Khader Managing Editor

  • Leo Brooks Design Associate

  • Jasmine Weber Interviews Editor

  • Kavita Rajanna Essays Editor

  • Yasmine Espert Profiles & Reviews Editor

  • Shauna Swartz Copyeditor

  • Imran Siddiquee Communications Director

  • Sydney Rodriguez Program Associate

  • Maori Karmael Holmes Founding Editor


Advisory Board

  • Adam Piron COUSIN

  • Akiba Solomon The Marshall Project

  • Elizabeth Méndez Berry One World/Random House

  • Gina Duncan Sundance Institute

  • Greg Tate

  • 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


Contributors & Guest Editors

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