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Leo Goldsmith

PhD Candidate

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Leo Goldsmith is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University, where he is completing a dissertation on found footage and image circulation. He is the co-editor of the film section of The Brooklyn Rail (www.brooklynrail.org), a monthly arts and politics newspaper, and writes on film and media for art-agenda, Artforum, and Cinema Scope. He is the co-author, with Robert Stam and Richard Porton, of Keywords in Subversive Film/Media Aesthetics (Wiley, 2015), and, with Rachael Rakes, of a forthcoming book on the filmmaker Peter Watkins. He has organized exhibitions and film series for the Museum of the Moving Image, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, UnionDocs, 92Y Tribeca, and the Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius, Lithuania).

Recent Publications:

Goldsmith, Leo. "Scratch's Third Body: Video Talks Back to Television." VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture 4.8 (2015): 114-126.

Stam, Robert, Richard Porton, and Leo Goldsmith. Keywords in Subversive Film/Media Aesthetics. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2015.