about elizabeth

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Transnationally made and Bay Area born, Elizabeth Travelslight is forty-five years old with mixed race (Filipinx/White) heritage. She lives in San Francisco where she works as an artist with a research background in mathematics, feminist/postcolonial histories/futures of science/technology, and contemporary art. She serves as adjunct professor of Critical Studies (Math/Science) at the California College of the Arts, Media Studies at the University of San Francisco, and is a proud collaborator at IAFS, (it's a free school).

Elizabeth graduated from the Digital Arts & New Media MFA Program at the University of California Santa Cruz in 2010 where she also received her BA in Mathematics with an emphasis in feminist histories of science in 1999. In 2008, she completed her MA in Media & Communication with an emphasis in materialism and contemporary philosophy through the European Graduate School, Saas Fee, Switzerland. From 2013-2016, she helped to organize the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism.

Her interests include things that start with the letter M: Miranda, maps, mathematics, music, materialism, and making things; the letter P: Philippines, philosophy, poetry, pie, paint, possibility, and ping pong; the letter C: cats, coffee, coastlines, clothes, computers, cookies, and color; and, most recently, the letter B: books, beaches, barbecues, bonfires, and bicycles.

She lives on Lone Mountain with her husband Eric, daughter Miranda, and Roxie the Cat.