[spectre] Full PhD Scholarship - Screen Cultures & Curatorial Studies (Canadian candidates only) (Queen's University)

Gabriel Menotti gabriel.menotti at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 15:14:46 CET 2020

Hey all!

I have a full PhD scholarship available for Queen's Screen Cultures and
Curatorial Studies program. Sadly it's only for Canadian citizens and
residents, but in case anyone out there is eligible and interested, I'm
sharing the information below.


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Queen's University Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies graduate program
is offering a fully funded PhD in the topics of *image, space, and
technologies* for domestic Canadian students under the supervision of Dr.
Gabriel Menotti, *beginning in September 2021*.

Dr. Menotti
specializes in moving image curation across different platforms. He is
currently working on the subject of digital replicas and cultural heritage.

Dr. Menotti is looking for projects that promote new approaches to moving
image practices. Possible subjects include but are not limited to: the
interaction between cinema, new media and contemporary art; audiovisual
installations and live performances; VR and volumetric filmmaking;
videogames, machinima, procedural and algorithmic movies; online video
cultures; computer vision and machine learning; media ecologies; exhibition
and distribution platforms. Initiatives that deploy research-creation and
curation are particularly welcomed. The selected candidate will work in
connection with the Besides the Screen network

The grant comprises a funding package of CAD 21,000 for four years (it is
the responsibility of the student to pay tuition and fees, currently around

Launched in the Fall of 2019, the Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies
program is a collaboration between Queen's Department of Film and Media
<https://www.queensu.ca/filmandmedia/> and Agnes Etherington Art Centre
<https://agnes.queensu.ca/>. The program’s three strongly interconnected
areas of focus—studies, production, and curation —are designed to stimulate
inventive dialogue in ways that ensure their respective influence, and in
ways that open exciting points of access to multiple disciplinary
formations.  This collaborative tripartite structure is not offered in any
other film, media, cinema, art or communication Master’s or PhD program in

Interested candidates should first contact Dr. Menotti at
gabriel.menotti at queensu.ca by *December 2020*.
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