Evan Calder Williams is a writer, theorist, and artist. He received a PhD in Literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz and was a Fulbright Fellow in Italy for his research on cinema, industry, and revolt. He is the author of Combined and Uneven Apocalypse and Roman Letters, as well as two forthcoming books, Shard Cinema and Donkey Time, and a translation, with David Fernbach, of Mario Mieli’s Elements of Homosexual Critique. His writing has appeared in Film Quarterly, WdW Review, Mute, The Journal of American Studies, The Italianist, World Picture, Radical Philosophy, Historical Materialism, Third Rail, and The New Inquiry. He has presented solo and collaborative video, performance, and audio works at the Serpentine Gallery, the Montreal Biennale, the Whitney Museum, Tramway, Images Festival, mumok, ISSUE Project Room, the Ljubjana Biennial of Graphic Arts, and the Montreal International Festival du Nouveau Cinéma. He is part of the editorial collective of Viewpoint Magazine and is a founding member, with Lucy Raven and Victoria Brooks, of Thirteen Black Cats, a research and production collective for moving images. In 2015 he was an artist-in-residence at ISSUE Project Room. He is currently writing two critical projects: a genealogy of sabotage and a history of sickness and shame in America.
Stumbling Through Pixel Blizzards: Recent Books on Post-Cinema
Holly Willis surveys three new books about what it means to be post-cinema....