Mahan Moalemi is a writer and curator from Tehran, currently pursuing a PhD in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University. His research engages with ethnic and gendered invocations of temporality, historicity, and futurity in contemporary art and cinema vis-à-vis the digital mediascapes of global capitalism. Mahan has presented his research at Alserkal Avenue in Dubai, La Colonie in Paris, The Mosaic Rooms in London, Para Site in Hong Kong, and Volksbühne in Berlin, among other venues. He is the co-editor of Ethnofuturisms (Merve Verlag, 2018) and his writing has appeared in Art-Agenda, Cabinet, Domus, Frieze, Spike Art Magazine, and other journals, exhibition catalogues, small-press zines, and edited volumes published in and outside Iran.