Pauline Shongov is a PhD Candidate in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard University, with secondary fields in Anthropology and Critical Media Practice. Through media archaeology and visual ethnography, her work centers on material, oral, archival, and affective histories of place. She is particularly interested in ruination studies and landscape theory on the Balkan space as well as world cinema, experimental film, and spatial practices in silent film and new media art. Her work has been supported by the Harvard Film Study Center, Harvard Presidential Scholars, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative, and the Cornell Council of the Arts.
Graduate Student Associate
Ph.D. Candidate in Film and Visual Studies, Harvard University