Legacy Russell is a writer and curator. Born and raised in New York City, she is the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at The Studio Museum in Harlem. Russell holds a dual-major BA with Honors from Macalester College in art history & studio art and English & creative writing with a focus in gender studies, and an MRes in art history with distinction from Goldsmiths, University of London with a focus in visual culture. The founding theorist of Glitch Feminism, her academic, curatorial, and creative work focuses on gender, performance, digital selfdom, internet idolatry, and new media ritual. Russell's written work, interviews, and essays have been published internationally. She is the recipient of the Thoma Foundation 2019 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art and a 2020 Rauschenberg Residency Fellow.