David Fresko

Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow

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    David Fresko is the Andrew W. Mellon post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Documentary Research and Practice at Indiana University, Bloomington. He was Visiting Assistant Professor of Culture and Media Studies at Eugene Lang College, The New School in 2015-2016, and received his Ph.D. in Art & Art History from Stanford University in 2015. He is currently composing a book entitled "The Cinematic Movement," which examines the transnational itineraries of visual media and political film cultures between Western Europe, the United States, and the decolonizing world during the 1960s and 1970s. His writing has appeared in animation: an interdisciplinary journal, InVisible Culture, and The Brooklyn Rail, as well as The Global Sixties in Sound and Vision: Media, Counterculture, and Revolt (Palgrave Macmilan, 2014). David also holds an M.A. in Film and Media Studies from Emory University (2008) and a B.A. in Film Studies with a concentration in filmmaking from Wesleyan University (2003), where he was trained in 16mm and digital film production.