Marc Siegel is Professor of Film Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. His research focuses on experimental film and gender/queer studies. He also works as a freelance curator and has co-curated, among other events, the festival, publication and exhibition project Edit Film Culture! (2018), as well as Camp/Anti-Camp. A Queer Guide to Everyday Life (2012). He is a member of the Academy of the Arts of the World in Cologne and co-founder of the artist collective CHEAP. As part of the Graduate Research Training Program, he is particularly interested in queer abstraction.