Jens Andermann writes about modern Latin American arts, film, literature, architecture and material culture, and their intersections with legacies of coloniality and extractivism. He is an editor of the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies and the author of Tierras en trance: arte y naturaleza después del paisaje (2018), New Argentine Cinema (2011, 2015), The Optic of the State. Visuality and Power in Argentina and Brazil (2007, 2014), and Mapas de poder. Una arqueología literaria del espacio argentino (2000). Before joining NYU, he taught at the University of Zurich and at Birkbeck College, London. He has been visiting professor at universities in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Berlin, and at Duke, Princeton, and Columbia. His work has appeared in numerous books and journals, including Memory Studies, Cinema Journal, Artelogie, Revista Iberoamericana, Journal of Material Culture, and Theory, Culture and Society.