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Ian Alan Paul

Ph.D in Film and Digital Media, 2016
Dissertation Title: The Conditions of Possibility
Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Stony Brook University, NY
Ph.D in Film and Digital Media, 2016
Research Interests: 

Presently, Ian is exploring destituent power and the politics of refusal in a series of experimental documentaries and is coediting an anthology of essays and artworks that explores the role that media texts, technologies, and practices have played in consolidating the so-called European Migrant “Crisis” as an object of political contention, affective investment, and legal and legislative maneuver.

Education and Training: 
Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz, Film and Digital Media
MFA and MA at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2011.
Ian Alan Paul (b. 1984) is a transdisciplinary artist and theorist whose work examines instantiations of power and practices of resistance in a wide variety of global contexts. His work is formally diverse, often making use of writing, photography, video, and code, and is conceptually informed by critical theory and continental philosophy.