Ella Harmon is a media artist, director, editor, and writer who is interested in the way that individual lives are shaped by larger systems of social organization. Ella works at the margins of documentary film, incorporating narrative techniques and stop motion animation as a way of calling attention to their involvement in an active process of construction. Ella holds an MFA in Documentary Media with a concentration in Critical Theory from Northwestern University, and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College with concentrations in Film and Philosophy. Ella's commercial work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Latina Magazine, and other publications. Their independent films have recently screened at The Chicago Underground Film Festival, Motivate Underground Film Festival, One Reeler Film Festival, and Agitator Gallery. Ella's latest work, How May I Help You will be premiering at The Block Museum of Art in June 2023. Their recent paper, Kafka's Uncanny Animals will be available in SPECTRA, issue 10.1.