Berlin’s Media Art Community: A Female Perspective

Berlin's Media Art Community: A Female Perspective from Michelle Thorne Last month I was kindly invited by [Supermarkt’s](http://www.supermarkt-berlin.net/) founder and curator, Ela Kagel, to **speak about my perspective as a woman in Berlin’s media + tech scene.** We were asked to share our influences, mentors…

Do you creak?

From Slate’s *Lexicon Valley*, [an episode](http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/lexicon_valley/2013/01/lexicon_valley_on_creaky_voice_or_vocal_fry_in_young_american_women.html) about a vocal affection in young, “upwardly mobile” American women. It’s called **creaky voice**, and it describes a speaker using staccato bursts in the back of the throat. It’s raspy, deep and quite familiar. The “creaking” sound grates on…