Artemis Linhart

Main focus: Film and media analysis

Twitter handle: @danagetyourgun


Languages: German, English

City: Vienna

Country: Austria

Topics: intersectionality, pop culture, film studies, social science, android, body image, media, film, feminism, gender, sociology, technology, robotics, gynoid, television, lgbtq, queer feminism, gaze, male gaze, fiction, cinema, science fiction, culture, tv, diversity, film theory


Pop culture and equality enthusiast, based in Vienna.

Examples of previous talks / appearances:

Der "Gaze" auf den Gynoiden. Roboterfrauen im westlichen Science Fiction Film

The "Gaze" at the Gynoid.
Robotic Women in Western Science Fiction Film.

From the trashy and in part tacky productions of the 1980s and early 1990s to the slick, sophisticated embodiments of female robots in films of the recent past, the very core of the trope itself remains quite similar. The gendered body of what is, in essence, a gender-neutral, mechanical frame is occupied by a wide variety of assigned attributes concerning both the physicality as well as the underlying personality.