TIA

GLISTA

Writer and Filmmaker - New York, NY + Toronto, ON

Tia Glista (b. 1998, Toronto, Canada) is studying for her BA in Feminist Image-making, Art History, and Cultural Criticism at NYU Gallatin, and will graduate in January 2020. Her writing about film and art has been published by Dazed, Document Journal, PAPER, and Office. She is currently writing a book of essays about femme artists and self-portraiture and preparing three short film projects for later in 2019. Glista plans to pursue graduate studies exploring the body as a site of knowledge production in art and visual culture by female-identifying/feminist artists. Formerly, Glista was the founding editor of the youth fashion criticism platform Couturesque.  She is currently based in the East Village.

Writing on Film

The revolution will be televised? Criminal injustice as entertainment 

Document, May 2019

Interview: Nia Dacosta Makes Vital Films About 'Unconventional Women'

Dazed, April 2019

Agnès Varda Taught Me How to Live

Couturesque, April 2019

Five Agnès Varda films that taught us how to be vulnerable

Document, April 2019

Revisiting Godard’s Tout Va Bien, a manifesto for post-1968 class struggle

Document, March 2019

The documentary rediscovering skateboarding’s counterculture origins in Rust Belt America

Document, February 2019

Five lesser-known films by French New Wave legend Agnès Varda

Dazed, August 2018

Writing on Art

Review: Mundos Alternos, Queens Museum

Paper, May 2019

Review: Sarah Lucas, New Museum

Office, September 2018

Interview: Bianca Saunders

Couturesque, March 2018

Rethinking Fashion Photography's Gaze of Desire and Patriarchy

Couturesque, June 2017

Writing on Society

Directing*

Pushed with Iliana Penichet-Ramirez, November 2018

(Exhibited in "you feel me???" at Gallatin Galleries, May 23-31, 2019)

*full video portfolio available on my old site, here.

Essays

Agnès Varda Taught Me How to Live

Couturesque, April 2019

Rethinking Fashion Photography's Gaze of Desire and Patriarchy

Couturesque, June 2017

Research

Gendering Sci-Fi: Posthuman Gender Anxiety in Star Trek and Stranger Things

Compass, November 2018

Fashioning Feminism: How the Fashion Industry Interfaces with the Rhetoric of Gender and Liberation

Confluence, April 2017

Employment

NYU Press, Publicity Assistant (2019-present)

NYU Gallatin, Peer Writing Advisor (2018-present)

Couturesque magazine, Editor in Chief/Founder (2014-2018)

Whitney Museum of American Art, Education Intern (2018)

La Pietra Dialogues, Editing Intern (2018)

Vogue magazine, Intern to Contributing Editor (2017)

Interview: Angela Davis and Gina Dent

La Pietra Dialogues, May 2018

Revisiting Joan Didion's Slouching Towards Bethlehem, 50 Years After 1968

La Pietra Dialogues, April 2018