General Information

Biography

Ekin Pinar is assistant professor at the Architecture department at the 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. She 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 animation: an interdisciplinary journalFilm Criticism, and the essay collection Mobility and Fantasy, and she has a forthcoming article in Camera Obscura. Ekin’s current research focuses on histories of expanded cinema and moving image exhibition spaces and practices. 

Institutional Information

Unit
Faculty of Architecture
Department
Department of Architecture