In Lugar de Reflexão by Cristina de Iglesias, Casa Francia-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, August 2013. Photo: Rick Coccia
Dena Wosk University Professor
School for the Contemporary Arts
Simon Fraser University
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MA in Comparative Media Arts and BA in Visual Culture and Performance Studies at SFU Contemporary Arts
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:
“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
“Arab Glitch,” screening and talk at the University of Rochester. March 4, 2014.
“I Feel Like an Abstract Line,” talk at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. March 3, 2014.
“I Feel Like an Abstract Line,” at “Mirror-Touch: Synaesthesia and the Social,” Tate London, February 7-8, 2014
“Archaeology of haptic perception,” at the colloquium “Plateaux de la perception,” Center for Research in Psychology, Art, and Human Sciences, Rikkyo University, Tokyo. December 14-15, 2013.
“Experiments in Arab Cinema: Glitch; Unbearable Beauty; The Body in the Archive,” SFU Woodwards, Vancouver, November 15-16, 2013
“Experiments in Arab Cinema: The Traveling Program.” Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver. September 15, 2013
For older events see CV page