November 25 | 07:15PM - 07:35PM
Kareem Estefan is a writer, editor, and PhD candidate in Modern Culture and Media at Brown University working on a dissertation titled "Witnessing as Worldbuilding: Imagining Repair and Decolonization in Palestinian Visual Culture." His writing has been published in magazines and journals including 4 Columns, Art in America, Beirut Art Center's The Derivative, Frieze, Ibraaz, Journal of Palestine Studies, Movement Research Performance Journal, The New Inquiry, and Third Text, among others. He is co-editor, with Carin Kuoni and Laura Raicovich, of Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production (OR Books, 2017), an anthology of essays on BDS, cultural boycotts, transnational solidarities, and (self-)censorship in the arts.
We will be presenting Kareem’s reading from his essay, Opacity, Repair and Relation in the Age of Telepresence, based on a talk he did for Internet of Things: Another World is Possible curated by Darat Al Funun. The essay was published in Immune Systems and Antibodies, 2020.