Hamed Yousefi

Hamed Yousefi's research looks at the convergence of three categories; avant-garde art, the global south and the Cold War. He received his MA in Aesthetics and Art Theory from Center for Research in Modern European Philosophy in London. As a filmmaker, he has made numerous documentaries including a series of essay films about the aesthetic history of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the revolution of 1979. Other research interests include third world modernism, decolonialization, Marxism, critical theory, contemporary art and politics of globalization. His feature length documentary, The Fabulous Life and Thought of Ahmad Fardid (with Ali Mirsepassi, 2015) was recently released on DVD by New York University.