Peyami Laura Nezih
With Peyami Çelikcan and Nezih Erdogan, Istanbul Modern, November 2014. Photo: Rick Coccia

Dena Wosk University Professor
School for the Contemporary Arts
Simon Fraser University
lmarks [ ] sfu [ ] ca
MA in Comparative Media Arts and BA in Art, Performance, and Cinema Studies at SFU Contemporary Arts

Hanan al-Cinema: Affections for the Moving Image Forthcoming 2015, MIT Press

Enfoldment and Infinity: An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art Order from MIT Press
“Startlingly bold. ... [Marks’] vision of efflorescence across borders of faith and politics is exhilarating and persuasive.” --Marina Warner,
Art Newspaper

Recent and upcoming events:
“Molla Sadra Meets Cinema Studies,” Istanbul Sehir University,
Zeyrek Hall, Vefa St., No: 41. November 13, 2014
“Thinking Like a Carpet: Embodied perception and individuation in algorithmic media,” Istanbul Sehir University, November 12, 2014
“I Feel Like an Abstract Line,” University of Melbourne, Screen and Cultural Studies, July 30, 2014, 6:15 p.m.
“Monad, Database, Remix: Manners of Unfolding in Black Audio’s
The Last Angel of History,” talk at the symposium “The Artefactual Image: Fragments, Folds, and Futures,” Auckland University of Technology, July 25, 2014
“What Can a Body Do? Answers from Arab Cinema,” Auckland Art Museum, July 23, 2014, 6:15 p.m.
“I Feel Like an Abstract Line,” University of Auckland, Department of Media, Television, and Film, July 21, 2014
A World of Flowing, Intensifying Images: Mulla Sadra Meets Cinema Studies,” keynote lecture at the Film-Philosophy conference, Glasgow, July 2-4, 2014
“Monad, Database, Remix: Manners of Unfolding in John Akomfrah’s The Last Angel of History,” talk at Cinematic Migrations, MIT, Cambridge, MA. March 6-7, 2014

For older events see CV page