MA Student, Media Studies, Concordia University
2012 – BA Honours in Women’s Studies and Minor in Communication Studies, McGill University
Simone Lucas is a video artist, educator and community activist based in Tio’tia:ke/Montréal. She holds a Master’s degree in Media Studies from Concordia University with scholarships from the Fonds De Recherches Societé et Culture and The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Her thesis project was a medium-length non-fiction film: a self-portrait exploring the topic of female friendship through the weaving of personal correspondence, contemporary dance and collaborative soundscapes. Simone is actively involved in investigating and creating relationships between educational institutions, grassroots organizations and contiguous Montréal arts communities. She is currently employed as a video technician and workshop coordinator at the Concordia Feminist Media Studio and is also working as a professional consultant for a forthcoming Critical Disability and Media Lab at Concordia University.