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

Recent and upcoming events:
Samirah Alkassim and I are curating “Information Erupts into Perception” for ISEA, a two-part program with works by Basma Alsarif, CAMP, Semiconductor, Nicky Hamlyn, Cao Fei, Ahmed Kamel, Mounir Fatmi, and Naz Shakrouh and a live performance by Laila Shereen Sakr aka VJ Um Amel. Vancouver, August 14-18, 2015
I’m programming the
Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate, NY, June 13-19, 2015. Theme: The Scent of Places—عطر الأماكن
“Mulla Sadra Meets Cinema Studies,” New Moesgaard Museum, Ârhus, Denmark. Visual Wednesdays, Department of Anthropology, University of Ârhus. March 17, 2015
“Metadata and the Fragrance of Being,” talk at “Projection/Expulsion: Strategies of Beholding,” Chelsea College of Arts, London. March 15, 2015
“I Feel Like an Abstract Line,” Carpenter Center, Harvard University, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA. February 12, 2015



For older events see CV page