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Institutional Information: Faculty Of Architecture, Department Of Architecture
Research Areas: Modern History, History of Art, Contemporary Art, Radio, Cinema and Television, Museology, Art and Design, Architecture, History of Architecture and Restoration

Names in Publications: Ekin Pınar




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Ekin Pinar is assistant professor at the Architecture department at Middle East Technical University, Turkey. She received her Ph.D. from the History of Art department at the University of Pennsylvania with a dissertation titled “Canyon Collective Artists: Micropolitics in West Coast Experimental Film, 1960-79.” Ekin served as a Zigrosser Fellow as well as a film intern at the Philadelphia Museum of Art where she co-curated with Anna Vallye the experimental film screening series in conjunction with the Léger: Modern Art in the Metropolis exhibition in 2013. In 2021-22, as the 'Canyon Cinema Discovered' Curatorial Fellow, she curated a film exhibition titled Insurgent ArticulationsShe also worked as the director of a residential Film Culture Program at the University of Pennsylvania and as a docent at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia.  She has taught several courses on history and theory of film and modern and contemporary art and architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, at Middle East Technical University, and at the Franklin and Marshall College. Her work has appeared in Camera Obscuraanimation: an interdisciplinary journalFilm Criticism, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, ARCHNET-IJAR, Journal of Design StudioOpen Screens, and the essay collection Mobility and Fantasy. Ekin’s current research focuses on histories of expanded cinema and moving image exhibition spaces and practices.