Muthaofdamatrix M. Asli Dukan New York MS. DUKAN is a director, producer, editor and media arts educator. She graduated from The City University of New York with an MFA in 1999, where she received the best editing award for her thesis film, Sleeping on a train in Motion. Her speculative fiction (SF) short films have screened at several film festivals around the country including in Dallas, Austin, Atlanta, Seattle and in New York City. She has been awarded several media grants including most recently the Leeway Art and Change grant in 2014. In 2000, she founded Mizan Media Productions where she has produced and directed several music videos, including Boot for Tamar-kali and Do You Mind for Hanifah Walidah, which debuted on LOGO TV in 2008. She is currently in post-production on two feature length documentaries – Invisible Universe, about the history of representations of Black people in SF books and movies, and Songs for Nina, a music and travel documentary, in collaboration the Black Rock Coalition, and set in France. Her next project is the feature length anthology horror film, Skin Folk, based on the book by award winning SF writer, Nalo Hopkinson. She also hosts The Invisible Universe Vlog Series on Youtube, which is dedicated to topics related to the history of Black SF.