Helen Varley Jamieson

Helen Varley Jamieson is a writer, theatre practitioner and digital artist with a long involvement in feminist and open source projects and networks. She has been part of the UpStage project since its inception in 2003 – this is an open source, artist-led platform for cyberformance. This led to her participation in open source communities including FLOSS Manuals and the Libre Graphics Meeting. Her affiliations include Genderchangers, the Eclectic Tech Carnival and Systerserver (interconnected projects supporting women's participation in open source technology), Faces (network of women in new media) and the Magdalena Project (network of women in contemporary theatre). Recent projects include We have a situation! (2013-ongoing), Tales from the Towpath (2014) and make-shift (2010-12). From New Zealand, Helen is currently based in Germany.