Libbie Katsev is a California-born researcher, writer, and filmmaker. They are currently a PhD fellow at UiT the Arctic University of Norway. Both their academic and artistic work engages with art as a site for imagining alternative worlds and ways of living together. They have worked in poetry, mockumentary, video essay, and short fiction. Their short film When Were You Born? was selected for the 2022 Helsinki International Film Festival’s national competition.