TFMS: Screening the State

When and Where

Friday, March 18, 2022 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Gwynne Fulton (Concordia University)
Junting Huang (Cornell University)
Ramtin Teymouri (University of Toronto)
Patrick Marshall (Convener)
Elizabeth Wijaya (Convener)


“The Necropolitics of the Operative Image”

Gwynne Fulton - Post-Doctoral Fellow, Fabrique-mondes lab, Concordia University

An image theorist and independent curator based in Tio’tia:ke/Montréal, Gwynne Fulton is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Cinema at Concordia University. Spanning political philosophy, visual cultures, experimental cinema and decolonial aesthetics her work addresses questions of violence, witnessing and modes of resistance in contemporary art and media. Fulton is a contributor at Slought Foundation in Philadelphia and SBC gallery in Montreal. Her writing has appeared in Esse arts+opinions, Mosaic, In/Visible Culture, ARP and Dazibao editions.

“Utopian/Dystopian Futures in Palestinian Cinema”
Ramtin Teymouri - PhD Candidate, Cinema Studies Institute, University of Toronto

Ramtin Teymouri is a PhD candidate in Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto. He is interested in the intersections of philosophy and media and his dissertation explores how experiences of time, space, and movement are represented in Palestinian cinema.

“Dynastic Echoes: Histories of Authoritarianism in Yao Jui-chung’s Long Live”
Junting Huang - Visiting Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature, Cornell University

Junting Huang is currently a visiting lecturer at Cornell. As a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow, he defended his dissertation in the Department of Comparative Literature at Cornell University in 2021. His teaching and research interests include contemporary Chinese/Sinophone art, cinema, and media culture as well as Chinese diasporic culture in the Caribbean, with additional interests in sound studies, new media studies, and digital humanities. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in ASAP/Journal, Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Sounding Out!, and Sinoglossia.


TFMS partners include:

Brock University, OCAD University, Queens University, Ryerson University, Sheridan College, TIFF Higher Learning, University of Guelph, University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University, York University