Robb Moss

Robb Moss

Harvard College Professor
Chair, Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies (AFVS)

Robb Moss's most recent project, Containment, is about the disposition of nuclear waste for now and for the next 10,000 years. ... Read more about Robb Moss

robbmoss [at] fas.harvard.edu

Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Professor of Visual Arts and Anthropology
Director, Sensory Ethnography Lab (SEL); Director, Film Study Center
Co-Director of Graduate Studies, Critical Media Practice;


Castaing-Taylor is an anthropologist whose work conjugates art's negative capability with an ethnographic attachment to the flux of life and a engagement with the pressing ecological and political challenges of our day. ... Read more about Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Giuliana Bruno

Giuliana Bruno

Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies

on leave 2018-19

Professor Bruno is internationally known for her research on the intersections of the visual arts, architecture, film, and media.... Read more about Giuliana Bruno

(617) 496-4287

Katarina Burin

Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Katarina Burin’s recent solo projects include exhibitions at Kunstverein Langenhagen, Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart) and P! (New York), along with gallery exhibitions at Ratio 3 (San Francisco), M29 Richter & Brückner (Cologne) and Lucile Corty (Paris).... Read more about Katarina Burin

katarinaburin [at] fas.harvard.edu
Dan Byers

Dan Byers

John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director at Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Dan Byers is the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University, a position he has held since June 2017. Previously, he was Mannion Family Senior Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, where he organized solo shows featuring Diane Simpson, Geoffrey Farmer, and Steve McQueen. ... Read more about Dan Byers

p: (617) 496-2933
Tom Conley

Tom Conley

Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies and of Romance Languages and Literatures

Conley studies relations of space and writing in literature, cartography, and cinema. His work moves to and from early modern France and issues in theory and interpretation in visual media.... Read more about Tom Conley

tconley [at] fas.harvard.edu
Laura Frahm

Laura Frahm

Associate Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies

Frahm's work explores cinema through the lens of architecture, music, and process philosophy.... Read more about Laura Frahm

frahm [at] fas.harvard.edu
Haden Guest

Haden Guest

Director, Harvard Film Archive
Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies (AFVS)

Haden Guest is Director of the Harvard Film Archive where he curates the HFA cinematheque and its motion picture, manuscript and photographic collections.... Read more about Haden Guest

Alfred Guzzetti

Alfred Guzzetti

Osgood Hooker Professor of Visual Arts

On leave Spring 2019

Guzzetti’s films include the feature-length Family Portrait Sittings (1975), the first in an autobiographical cycle that continued with Scenes from Childhood (1980) and Time Exposure (2012). Guzzetti collaborated with anthropologists Ákos Östör and Lina Fruzzetti on the documentaries Seed and Earth (1994) and Khalfan and Zanzibar (2000) and with Susan Meiselas and Richard Rogers on both Living at Risk: The Story of a Nicaraguan Family (1985) and the feature-length Pictures from a Revolution (1991). ... Read more about Alfred Guzzetti

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guzzetti [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9051

Sharon Harper

Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies

on leave 2018-19

Harper received an MFA in photography and related media from the School of Visual Art in New York in 1997 and a BA from Middlebury College in literary studies.... Read more about Sharon Harper

Carpenter Center B01
sharper [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-9636

Carrie Lambert-Beatty

Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, and of History of Art and Architecture
Director of Graduate Studies, Film and Visual Studies

Carrie Lambert-Beatty is an art historian with a focus on art from the 1960s to the present, and a special interest in performance in an expanded sense. ... Read more about Carrie Lambert-Beatty

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lambert2 [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-6830
Annette Lemieux

Annette Lemieux

Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Lemieux studied at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford where she received her BFA in 1980.... Read more about Annette Lemieux

Carpenter Center 204b
annette [at] annettelemieux.net
(617) 496-8899
Ruth Lingford

Ruth Lingford

Senior Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies

on leave 2019-2020

Lingford has been making short animated films since studying fine art and art history at Middlesex (1987–1990) and animation at the MA level at the Royal College of Art (1990–92). Her films have been broadcast by Channel 4 in the UK, and have won many awards all over the world.... Read more about Ruth Lingford

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lingford [at] fas.harvard.edu

Julie Mallozzi

Lecturer on Art, Film, and Visual Studies

Julie Mallozzi’s films explore the ways cultural traditions from around the globe intersect, hybridize, and are turned to new social purposes far from their original context.  Her documentary Monkey Dance (2004) reveals how traditional Cambodian dance – blended with hip-hop – helps three Cambodian-American teens navigate the minefields of gangs, drugs, and teen pregnancy in Lowell, Massachusetts.  Monkey Dance was broadcast nationally on public television and screened at festivals in seven countries.... Read more about Julie Mallozzi

Sever Hall 438
Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 6174962714
Ross McElwee

Ross McElwee

Professor of the Practice of Filmmaking

McElwee has made ten feature-length documentaries as well as a number of shorter films.... Read more about Ross McElwee

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mcelwee [at] fas.harvard.edu
(617) 496-6606