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Homay King is Professor and Eugenia Chase Guild Chair in the Department of History of Art at Bryn Mawr College, where she co-founded the Program in Film Studies.


She is the author of two books, Virtual Memory: Time-based Art and the Dream of Digitality (Duke, 2015), which won the Anne Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award of Distinction from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, and Lost in Translation: Orientalism, Cinema, and the Enigmatic Signifier (Duke, 2010), which provided inspiration for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass.


Her work on film, digital media, contemporary art, and theory has appeared in Afterall, Discourse, Film Criticism, Film Quarterly, October, Qui Parle, and collections including the exhibition catalogs for China: Through the Looking Glass and Myths of the Marble (Philadelphia Institute of Contemporary Art).


She is featured in a video essay for the Criterion Collection’s edition of Shanghai Express. She is a member of the Camera Obscura editorial collective.

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