Mahan Moalemi is a writer and researcher from Tehran. His research on Comparative Futurism explores possible encounters between global visual cultures and critical future studies, with particular interests in transregional chronopolitics and techno-aesthetics. In his writings, Mahan draws on materials from various contexts, including contemporary art, cinema, critical theory, anthropology, history and philosophy of technology, as well as understandings of change, evolution, and survival in different fields of knowledge and practice. He is co-editor of Ethnofuturismen (Berlin: Merve Verlag, 2018) and The Fisher-Function (London: EGRESS, 2017). His writings have also appeared in art-agendaCabinet, Domus, and Spike Art Quarterly, among other art journals, exhibition catalogues, literary publications, anthologies, and zines published in and outside Iran.