Irmgard Emmelhainz

Irmgard Emmelhainz is an independent translator, writer and researcher based in Mexico City. In 2012, she published a collection of essays about art, culture, cinema and geopolitics, Alotropías en la trinchera evanescente: estética y geopolítica en la era de la guerra total (BUAP). Her work on film, the Palestine Question, art, culture and neoliberalism has been translated to German, Italian, Norwegian, French, English, Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew and Serbian, and has been presented at an array of international venues, including the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts (2014), the March Meeting at Sharjah and the Walter Benjamin in Palestine Conference (2015). She is member of the editorial board of Scapegoat Journal, and her book: The Tyranny of Common Sense: Mexico’s Neoliberal Conversion, is forthcoming in March 2016.