Selected Published Writing
“Under-Writing Beirut-Mathaf, Whose Ghosts Must be Summoned” in Inside / Outside Islamic Art & Architecture, ed. Saygin Salgirli (Bloomsbury Academic Press: London and New York, 2021).
“Anabasis and Awda, A Story In/Of Two Parts” in Art and Resistance (Bethlehem, Palestine: Diyar-DAK Press). (In press).
“Walter Benjamin’s Allegorical Dismemberment” in Arcades Materials: Blue, Threshold to Cosmos, eds. Sam Dolbear and Hannah Proctor (London: BAPPS, 2019): 135-148.
“Janine Marchessault, Ecstatic Worlds: Media, Utopia, Ecologies,” Prefix Photo 37 (Spring/Summer 2018): 90.
Photophobia,” in Choreographies of Resistance, ed. Rehab Nazzal (London, ON: McIntosh Gallery, Western University, 2017).
“Clement Greenberg” in Oxford Bibliographies in Art History, co-authored with John O’Brian and Jessica Law, ed. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016). http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199920105/obo-9780199920105-0100.xml.
“Two Brief Polemics,” in For Machine Use Only, ed. Mohammad Salemy (Grand Rapids, M.I.: &&& Publishing, 2016): 33.
“The Taste of Sand in the Mouth: 1939 and ‘Degenerate’ Egyptian Art,” Critical Interventions 9 no. 1 (March 2015): 22—34. https://doi.org/10.1080/19301944.2015.1011475.
“Gil Z. Hochberg, Visual Occupations: Violence and Visibility in a Conflict Zone,” Prefix Photo 32 (Fall/Winter 2015): 98.
“Foreclosing Grids,” in Perimeter (Vancouver: Gam Gallery, 2013).
Selected Academic Conferences and Public Workshops
“Under-Writing Beirut.” The New Center for Research & Practice (December 8, 2019). Invited lecture as part of the series “Towards a Panoptic View of Art History.”
“The Right to Be Seen: Writing After the Disaster.” Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordan (February 19, 2019). Invited lecture.
“Until Proven Otherwise: Memory and the Missing in Beirut.” College Art Association (CAA), Los Angeles (February 23, 2018). Presenter.
“Walid Raad, Sweet Talk: Commissions (Beirut 1994).” Simon Fraser University Audain Gallery, Vancouver (November 18, 2017). Public exhibition tour.
“The Labour of the Missing, the Work of the Dead: From Ruin to Archive.” Mikinaakominis / TransCanadas: Literature, Justice, Relation. University of Toronto (May 26, 2017). Presenter.
“Performing Sovereignty from Palestine to Canada.” Mikinaakominis / TransCanadas: Literature, Justice, Relation. University of Toronto (May 26, 2017). Chair.
“Make Room: The Destructive Archive.” Art and Resistance. Dar al Kalima, Bethlehem, Palestine (May 14, 2016). Invited.
Benjamin in Palestine: On the Place and Non-Place of Radical Thought. Khalil Sakakini Center and Birzeit University, Ramallah and Birzeit, Palestine (Dec 6-11, 2015). Workshop participant.
“Ici et ailleurs: from Gaza to Ferguson.” Dar al Kalima, Bethlehem, Palestine (Dec 3-4, 2015). Invited lecture and film screening.
Through Post-Atomic Eyes. Ryerson University, Toronto (Oct 26, 2015). Workshop organizer with James Bridle and Susan Schuppli.
“Foreclosing Grids.” Perimeter exhibition. Gam Gallery, Vancouver. (October 19, 2013). Panel discussant.
EYES on PROTEST: Contestation and Visuality. UBC, Vancouver (March 8, 2013). Moderator.