Recent Work

  • “Control and Chaos: Cate Blanchett.” Program Essay for the 47th Chaplin Award at Film and Lincoln Center, reprinted in the Film Comment Letter. April 25, 2022,
  • Braids tuh’da flo(w). Black One Shot 13.1. ASAP-J (August 13, 2020).
  • “Sylvester, ‘You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real).’” Crisis Harmonies. ASAP-J (April 2, 2020).
  • “Breaking the Bubble: Mika Rottenberg’s Industrial Attractions.” Exhibition catalogue essay. Mika Rottenberg. Paris: Palais de Tokyo, 2016. 60-67 (in French); 77-83 (in English). PDF
  • “The Art of Undressing: Automation and Exposure at the Margins of Cinema.” Film, Fashion, and the 1960s. Ed. Eugenia Paulicelli, Drake Strutesman, and Louise Wallenberg. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. 34-48. PDF
  • “Assemblage, Constellation, Image: Reading Filmic Matter.” Discourse 38.2 (2016): 215-234. PDF
  • “Star Vehicle: Labor and Surface-Level Pleasures in Under the Skin.” Jump Cut 57 (Fall 2016),
  • “Architectures of Exchange: Feminism, Public Space, and the Politics of Vulnerability.” Feminist Media Histories, special issue on Materialisms, ed. Caetlin Benson-Allott, 1.3 (2015): 66-94. PDF
  • “Memento Mori: Reflections on the Art of the Tableau.” The Morbid Anatomy Anthology, Vol. 1. Ed. Joanna Ebenstein and Colin Dickey. New York: Morbid Anatomy Library, 2014. 48-65. PDF
  • “Architectural Fictions: Renderings, Rats, and the Virtualization of Urban Space.” Semiotic Review, special issue on Parasites, ed. Matthew Wolf-Meyer (April 2013),

  • “‘Charm the Air to Give a Sound’: The Uncanny Soundscape of Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More.” The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Image in Digital Media. Ed. Carol Vernallis, Amy Herzog, and John Richardson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 191-213. PDF
  • “Fictions of the Imagination: Habit, Genre, and the Powers of the False.” Deleuze and Film. Ed. David Martin-Jones and William Brown. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. 137-154. PDF
  • “Fetish Machines: Peepshows, Cooptation, and the Evolution of Cultural Adaptation.” Adaptation Theories. Ed. Jillian St. Jacques. Maastricht, The Netherlands: Jan Van Eyck, 2011. 45-89. PDF
  • “In the Flesh: Space and Embodiment in the Pornographic Peep Show Arcade.” The Velvet Light Trap 62 (Fall 2008): 29-43. PDF
  • “Suspended Gestures: Schizoanalysis, Affect, and the Face in Cinema.” Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Cinema. Ed. Ian Buchanan and Patricia MacCormack. London: Continuum Press, 2008. 63-74. PDF
  • “The Dissonant Refrains of Jean-Luc Godard’s Prénom Carmen.” Carmen: From Silent Film to MTV. Ed. Chris Perriam and Ann Davies. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 2005. 135-150. PDF
  • “Images of Thought and Acts of Creation: Deleuze, Bergson, and the Question of Cinema.” Invisible Culture: An Electronic Journal For Visual Studies 3 (Fall 2000).
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