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Irmgard Emmelhainz



Irmgard Emmelhainz is an independent translator, writer and researcher based in Mexico City. In 2012, she published a collection of essays about art, culture, cinema and geopolitics, Alotropías en la trinchera evanescente: estética y geopolítica en la era de la guerra total (BUAP). Her work about film, the Palestine Question, art, culture and neoliberalism has been translated to Chinese, German, Italian, Norwegian, French, English, Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew and Serbian and published in an array of international publications such as e-flux journal, Scapegoat Journal, Third Text, October, Horizontal, Furia Umana, Blog de Nexos, Orfeo Rosso, amongst others. She has presented it at an array of international venues including the Graduate School of Design at Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts (2014) the March Meeting at Sharjah, the Walter Benjamin in Palestine Conference (2015) the New School and Americas Society (2016), SBC Gallery, Montreal (2016), The University of California in San Diego, ArtBo, Bogotá, School of Visual Arts, New York, Curatorial Summit (2017), University of Texas at Dallas (2018), Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway (2018). Her book in Spanish: The Tyranny of Common Sense: Mexico’s Neoliberal Conversion came out in 2016 a preface by Franco (Bifo) Berardi; El cielo está incompleto: cuadernos de viaje en Palestinia [The Sky is Incomplete: Travel Notes in Palestine] was published by Taurus Mexico in 2017 and Jean-Luc Godard’s Political Filmmaking is forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan.