About → Allen Feldman

Cultural Anthropologist

Allen Feldman is a cultural anthropologist who has conducted ethnographic research on the politicization of the gaze, the body and the senses in Northern Ireland, South Africa and the post 9/11 global war of terror. His research and teaching interests include visual culture, political aesthetics, political animality, and practice-led media research. He is a Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU. He has authored many essays and published books include Formations of Violence: The Narrative of the Body and Political Terror in Northern Ireland (University of Chicago Press), and Archives of the Insensible: Of War, Photopolitics, and Dead Memory (University of Chicago Press).