Lukas BRASISKIS (guest programmer)
Film researcher, curator and teacher based in New York. He holds a PhD in Cinema Studies from New York University and is an adjunct professor at NYU and CUNY/Brooklyn College. From 2020 he works as an Associate Curator of video and film for e-flux. His academic and curatorial interests include eco-media and eco-film (with a focus on the potentials and limitations of mediation of the environmental crisis), world cinema within and beyond the modernist canon, histories of experimental film, aesthetics and infrastructures of the artists’ moving-image and its position between cinema and contemporary art. Brasiskis regularly publishes in both academic and non-academic media, curates screening programs and exhibitions, and gives talks and moderate discussions in various film, media, and contemporary art related events.