Carmen Victor (she/her) has a PhD in Communication and Culture from York and Toronto Metropolitan Universities. Victor’s writing on contested landscapes, installation art, cinemas of the circumpolar North, and time-based and experimental film & media has appeared in several journals and edited volumes.┬áVictor teaches at universities in and around the Greater Toronto Area, in Canada, currently at York University and OCAD University. From 2020-2023 Victor held a MITACS Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cinema and Media Arts at York University and was Managing Editor of the long-standing journal PUBLIC: Art / Culture / Ideas. Victor currently programs film and film-related discourse internationally in the MENA region for non-profit cultural organizations.