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Jaimie Baron


Portrait of Jaimie Baron


7403 Dwinelle

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Dr. Jaimie Baron is the author of two books of media theory along with many journal articles, book chapters, essays, and reviewsShe is the founder, director, and co-curator of the Festival of (In)appropriation, a yearly international festival of short experimental found footage films and videos. She is also a co-founder and co-editor of Docalogue, an online space for scholars and filmmakers to engage in conversations about contemporary documentary, and the Docalogue book series. She previously held the position of professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of Alberta and was a 2022 – 2023 recipient of a Harvard Radcliffe Fellowship. She holds an MA in Film Studies from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA. She is currently working on a book about the filmmaker Shirley Clarke.

Select publications

Baron, Jaimie. The Archive Effect: Found Footage and the Audiovisual Experience of History. Routledge, 2014.

Baron, Jaimie. Reuse, Misuse, Abuse: The Ethics of Audiovisual Appropriation in the Digital Era. Rutgers University Press, 2020.

Baron, Jaimie, Jennifer Fleeger, Shannon Wong Lerner, eds. Media Ventriloquism: How Audiovisual Technologies Transform the Voice-Body Relation. Oxford University Press, 2021.