The following is a post written by Samine Joudat, a researcher, editor, and visual artist who is a research fellow and PhD candidate investigating the effects of computational images on visual culture and political economy. He is the founder of aesthetic/theories magazine and coeditor of a forthcoming anthology from Angel City Press.
This post is part of the Persianate Futurism series, a collection of works which asks: What will the Persianate world look like 30 years in the future? It invites writers, artists, and readers to draw inspiration from the region’s unique collective past to imagine and construct novel future societies, economies, and cultures. See the full collection here.
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