Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad

about 2 weeks ago

Juan Castrillón

one Month ago

Breath and listening, ta'wîl and saḥir analytics, Henry Corbin, talismans (nuska & abjad), Ney, Amerindian ontologies, museum exhibits, ethnographic artifacts, audio and film.

Millie Chen

about 4 days ago

multimedia installation, audio, video, intervention, performativity, dialogical and relational aesthetics, land vs landscape

Mahmoud Nuri

3 days ago

Farabi, Avicenna, Suhrawardi, Film Studies

Wolfgang Weileder

5 days ago

Sculpture, Installation, Photography, Film, Sound

Bettina Schülke

6 months ago

Art science textiles technology

Radek Przedpełski

one week ago

geo-media, media archaeology, contemporary art, steppe art, Tatar art, Eurasian and Eastern European Art, art philosophy, Deleuze/Guattari/Simondon

Cigdem Borucu

about 4 days ago

Electro-Acoustic Music, Classical Music, Classical Piano, Soundscape Compositions, Sound and Music for Film, Music for Theater, Chamber Music, Contemporary Music, Sound Installation

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Andy Thomson

about 10 months ago

Moving image, Visual Arts, Perception, Eastern arts and world views

somayeh khakshoor

4 months ago

J.R. Osborn

3 months ago

Media, Script, Type, Diagrams, Museums, Reflexivity, Islamic Art, African Art, Graphic Design, Semiotics, Retrofuturology, History of Technology, Comparative Media, Aesthetics, Comic Books

Hicham Khalidi

10 months ago

Nezih Erdoğan

2 months ago

early cinema, Turkish popular cinema, film theory, storytelling, Japanese calligraphy (shodo), Islamic calligraphy

Nina Czegledy

4 days ago

arts science technology

Mansoor Behnam

7 months ago

Media Arts, Experimental Film and Video, Film Studies, Iranian Cinema, Comparative Literature, Performance, Cultural Studies, Research-based creative work, Deleuze and Guattari's Philosophy, Islamic Mysticism/Philosophy

Lynn Marie Kirby

2 days ago

M Javad Khajavi

9 months ago

Immersive Media, Virtual Reality, Animation-based media, Animated Arts, Islamic Aesthetics

Yvan Tina

about 3 months ago

Performance art, curation, technology, philosophy, African art

Waèl Allouche

7 months ago

Football or better known as Soccer

Jessika Kenney

one Year ago

Alize Zorlutuna

one Year ago

Jeneen Naji

one Year ago

digital culture, electronic literature, technosocial interactions, digital practice

Ayhan Aytes

one Year ago

Farshid Kazemi

2 months ago

Film Theory, Film and Media Studies, Psychoanalytic Theory, Literary Theory, Iranian Cinema, Iranian Studies, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Islamicate Philosophy, Continental Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Islam

Invited Artists

10 months ago

Ziggy Lever

5 months ago

Navine G. Khan-Dossos

3 months ago

Narjis Mirza

about 3 months ago

light, projection mapping, installation art, geometry, calligraphy, Islamic aesthetics, Mulla Sadra,

Tarek Elhaik

3 days ago

Dialogues between Anthropology, Art History, and Philosophy, Images, Curation, Geo-Philosophy, the rapport between finitude and the infinite, Cogitation, Gilles Deleuze, Gregory Bateson, Ibn Rushd (Averroes).

Steven Baris

3 months ago

Contemporary art, painting, video, design, Buddhism, Post Industrial Landscapes, Diagrams, Diagrams & Art

Carol Bier

one Month ago

algorithmic aesthetics, Islamic art, Islamic architecture, Islamic ornament, Islamic geometric patterns, symmetry, symmetry-breaking, quasiperiodic patterns, Oriental carpets, textile technologies, history of textiles, crafts and technology

Roger Malina

about 3 months ago

Robbie Schweiger

one Year ago

Kalpana Subramanian

about 3 months ago

experimental film and media, practice-based research, film phenomenology, transcultural aesthetics, Yoga philosophy, Breath studies, Deleuze, comparative philosophy

Siying Duan

one Day ago

New Media Arts, Chinese Aesthetics, Comparative Aesthetics

Azadeh Emadi

one week ago

Film, New Media artts, intercultural study, Persian Islamic aesthetic and philosophy, Sadrian philosophy, digital technology, practice based research methods, pixels and other minimal parts.

Laura U. Marks

3 weeks ago

media art, media archaeology, intellectual genealogies, intercultural, algorithmic media, Islamic aesthetics, Deleuzian philosophy, Islamic philosophy, process philosophy, Hermetic tradition, taqiyya