RAS MASHRAMANI WAS BORN TO TWO DADS: DIAL-UP AND EXHIBITIONISM. SHE BELIEVES IN NEUROCIRCUITRY, NARRATIVE AND CYBERSPACES. SHE CAME UP IN RENTAL UNITS, JERK CHICKEN PATTIES, AND SURVIVAL HORROR VIDEO GAMES. She writes about internet growing pains, shady institutional research, street youth, and alien insemination. She is a founding member of Metropolarity, a sci-fi arts collective dedicated to emancipatory speculation for the urban demographic