Zoë Heyn-Jones is a Toronto-based researcher and visual artist whose handmade Super 8 and 16mm films have screened locally and internationally in galleries, cinemas, and alternative spaces. Zoë is a member of the programming collective at Pleasure Dome and serves on the board of directors at LIFT (the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto). Zoë is a PhD candidate in Visual Arts at York University where she is researching transnational human rights solidarity activism and visual culture through experimental film practices, performance, and expanded cinema. Zoë is concurrently pursuing a graduate diploma in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at CERLAC (the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean, York University). She studied cinema and anthropology at the University of Toronto, and holds an MA in Film Studies from Concordia University and an MFA in Documentary Media from Ryerson University.