Tarek Elhaik

Tarek Elhaik is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis. His research is focused on the anthropology of the contemporary, aesthetics, and dialogues between anthropology, art, and philosophy. He is the author of The Incurable-Image: Curating Post-Mexican Film and Media Arts (Edinburgh University Press, 2016). He is also the founder of AIL: the Anthropology of the Image Lab.

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I am looking at Blinding Light, part of an ongoing photographic series by contemporary artist Mounir Fatmi, initiated in 2011 as a video enigmatically titled Th... More