Julian Ross is a researcher, curator and writer, and lecturer at Leiden University. He has held a research fellowship with CREAM, where he worked on his Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship (2015-18) on the slide projector in global contemporary art, and May Adadol Ingawanij’s British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship project Animistic Apparatus (2018-19). He has presented curatorial projects on film and performance at Tate Modern, Art Institute of Chicago, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, British Film Institute, Eye Film Institute, Harvard Film Archive, Anthology Film Archives, Light Industry, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and other institutions.