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

I’m programming the
Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate, NY, June 13-17 2015. Theme: The Scent of Places—عطر الأماكن

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:
“Mulla Sadra Meets Cinema Studies,” New Moesgaard Museum, Ârhus, Denmark.
Visual Wednesdays, Department of Anthropology, University of Ârhus. March 17, 15:30.
“Manners of Unfolding in the Work of VJ Um Amel,” 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
“Molla Sadra Meets Cinema Studies,” Istanbul Sehir University
. 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
“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

For older events see CV page