Mahan Moalemi is a writer and curator from Tehran. Currently pursuing a PhD in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University, he holds an MRes in Curatorial/Knowledge from Goldsmiths, University of London. His research probes the pseudo-discipline of Comparative Futurism, looking into encounters between global visual cultures and critical future studies. Mahan explores contemporary art, architecture, film, and digital media in light of situated appeals to temporality, historicity, and futurity (third)worldwide. He is the co-editor of Ethnofuturisms (Merve Verlag, 2018) and his writings have appeared in Art-Agenda, Cabinet, Domus, Frieze, Spike Art Magazine, and other journals, exhibition catalogues, and edited volumes published in and outside Iran.