Joaquín Serpe is a Film and Moving Image Studies PhD student at Concordia University, Montreal. An Audiovisual Designer from the University of Buenos Aires, Joaquin worked in the Argentine public television industry as a sound engineer before starting his graduate studies in Canada. For his doctoral project, he examines emergent modes of public intellectuality and cultural pedagogy across contemporary media, paying particular attention to digital platforms and social media networks. His research interests include political theory, the economies of media industries, labor practices in cinema and television, and contemporary Latin American and Eastern European cinema.
Joaquín co-led the reading and research group Populist Media, Popular Culture, Political Theory, and he organized along Giuseppe Fidotta the 2017-2018 Seminar in Media and Political Theory: Populism.
He also coordinated the Media & Paranoia reading group, as well as the Life-Streaming Working Group.
PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies | Concordia University | Montreal - Canada | Started 2015
MA in Film Studies | Concordia University | Montreal - Canada | 2015
BFA in Audiovisual Design | University of Buenos Aires | Buenos Aires - Argentina | 2011