stills from Grahame Weinbren’s Affections,work in progress
Dena Wosk University Professor
School for the Contemporary Arts
Simon Fraser University
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Hanan al-Cinema: Affections for the Moving Image is out! Order from MIT Press. Book launch info below. See Mike Hoolboom’s remix.
Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art Order from MIT Press
“Syria Speaks,” Sixth Annual DocuAsia Forum, Melville Centre for Dialogue, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Richmond, BC. November 24, 2015, 6 p.m.
Hanan al-Cinema Cairo book launch: Townhouse Gallery,December 7, 2015 (not December 6 as earlier posted)
Hanan al-Cinema Beirut book launch: Beirut Art Center, December 9, 2015
Hanan al-Cinema Vancouver book launch: Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Center, SFU School for the Contemporary Arts, 149 W. Hastings St. With catering by Nuba, preview of Grahame Weinbren’s very funny video about the book, and a selection of films programmed by Alysha Seriani. November 12, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
“Information Erupts into Perception” for ISEA, a two-part program with works by Basma Alsharif, CAMP, Semiconductor, Nicky Hamlyn, Cao Fei, Ahmed Kamel, Mounir Fatmi, and Naz Shakrouh and a live performance by VJ Um Amel. Vancouver, August 14-18, 2015
Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate, NY, June 13-19, 2015. Theme: The Scent of Places—عطر الأماكن
For older events see CV page
MA in Comparative Media Arts and BA in Art, Performance, and Cinema Studies