Narjis Mirza

one Month ago

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

Siying Duan

one Day ago

New Media Arts, Chinese Aesthetics, Comparative Aesthetics

Ayhan Aytes

one Year ago

Mahmoud Nuri

one week ago

Farabi, Avicenna, Suhrawardi, Film Studies

Invited Artists

one week ago

Alize Zorlutuna

one Year ago

Steven Baris

5 days ago

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

Millie Chen

one Day ago

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

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Yvan Tina

one Month ago

Performance art, curation, technology, philosophy, African art

Nezih Erdoğan

one Month ago

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

Radek Przedpełski

22 hours ago

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

Ziggy Lever

11 months ago

Bettina Schülke

one Year ago

Art science textiles technology

Roger Malina

4 weeks ago

Mansoor Behnam

one Month 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

Cigdem Borucu

about 4 weeks ago

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

Katya Nosyreva

4 months ago

Geometry, proportion, sufism, perception, imagination, porcelain clay


one Month ago

Poetry, Gardening, Yoga, hiking, Dancing

Navine G. Khan-Dossos

9 months ago

Azadeh Emadi

one Day 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.

Nina Czegledy

2 weeks ago

arts science technology

somayeh khakshoor

12 hours ago

Tarek Elhaik

about 6 months 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).

Jan Hendrickse

17 hours ago

sound, music, experimental composition, improvisation, sufism, atmospheres, respiratory aesthetics, Ottoman music, ney flute.

Andy Thomson

one Year ago

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

J.R. Osborn

one Month ago

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

Gareth Davies

2 days ago

Moving Image

Paul Goodfellow

3 weeks ago

Systems Art, Systems Thinking, Ecology, The digital object

Sheila Petty

3 weeks ago

Robbie Schweiger

one Year ago

Tarek El-Ariss

4 months ago

monster, magic, myth, portal, fantasy, fiction, digital, hacking, leaks,

Jeneen Naji

one Year ago

digital culture, electronic literature, technosocial interactions, digital practice

Juan Castrillón

6 days ago

Breath, listening, talismans, ethnographic artifacts, filmmaking and museum exhibits.

Waèl Allouche

one Year ago

Football or better known as Soccer

Laura U. Marks

2 days ago

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

Delinda Collier

4 weeks ago

African art, media studies, logocentrism,

Lynn Marie Kirby

one Month ago

Wolfgang Weileder

4 weeks ago

Sculpture, Installation, Photography, Film, Sound

Jessika Kenney

one Year ago

Carol Bier

4 weeks 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

Matthew Sansom

2 weeks ago

sound, improvisation, sufism, soundscapes, creative process

Hicham Khalidi

one Year ago

M Javad Khajavi

one Year ago

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

Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad

6 months ago

Farshid Kazemi

4 months ago

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

Gustavo Furtado

one Month ago

media, space and territoriality; film and media theory; questions of modernity and modernism in the Global South; Latin American literature and cinema; travel writing; documentary film studies; indigeneity and indigenous film and video

Kalpana Subramanian

3 months ago

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