Patricia Ledesma Villon is a moving image archivist and MLIS student focusing on Media Archival Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a member of Black Hole Collective Film Lab and a co-programmer for Light Field, an international exhibition of recent and historical experimental moving image art on celluloid held in San Francisco. Born and raised in the southeastern San Francisco Bay Area, she is currently based in Oakland, CA.
Research and professional interests: Preservation of artist-made, amateur film, and expanded cinema; moving image exhibition; theoretical intersections of moving image creation and preservation practices; digital preservation; celluloid film technology; critical librarianship and arts pedagogy
email: patriciaevillon [at] gmail [dot] com / pvillon [at] ucla [dot] edu