Noam M. Elcott

*1978 in Los Angeles. Associate Professor of Modern Art and Media in the
Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University. PhD
Princeton University 2009.

Forschungsschwerpunkte:

Art and media in the long twentieth century. Interwar visual culture,
especially photography, film, and the avant-gardes. Art and media theory.

Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte:

Art in the First Screen Age: László Moholy-Nagy and the Cinefication of the Arts (University of Chicago Press)

The August Sander Project (Columbia/MoMA)

Grey Room (editor).

Publikationen (Auswahl):

Artificial Darkness: An Obscure History of Modern Art and Media. Chicago:
University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Winner of the 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Anne
Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award.

“Everyday Avant-Garde: Experimental Cinema in Mainstream Silent Film.” In
The Oxford Handbook of Silent Cinema, edited by Rob King and Charles Keil.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, in preparation for 2017.

“Dan Graham: The Gallery as Transfer Station between Magazines and
Architecture,” in Archival Exhibitions, edited by Mark Wasiuta and James
Graham. Columbia Books on Architecture and the City. New York: Columbia
University Press, forthcoming 2017.

“Bodies in the Dark: Cinemas, Spectatorship, Discipline, Residue.” In
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016, edited by Chrissie Iles. New York:
Whitney Museum, 2016.

“Counter-History Paintings: Stan Douglas’s Photo-Panoramas,” in Stan
Douglas
(Hasselblad/MACK: Göteborg, Sweden), 2016.

“Experimentation: From Darkroom to Laptop.” In Photography at MoMA: 1960
until Now
. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2015.

“Tony Oursler’s Phantasmagorias.” In Imponderable: the Archives of Tony
Oursler
. Zurich: LUMA Foundation, 2015.

“In Search of Lost Space: Stan Douglas’s Archaeology of Mediated Darkness.”
October 139 (2012): 151-182.

“Rooms of Our Time: László Moholy-Nagy and the Stillbirth of Multi-Media
Museums.” In Screen/Space, edited by Tamara Trodd, 25-52. Manchester:
Manchester University Press, 2011.

“Darkened Rooms: A Genealogy of Avant-Garde Filmstrips from Man Ray to the
London Film-Makers’ Co-op and Back Again.” Grey Room 30 (2008): 6-37.