Ashkan Sepahvand is a writer, translator, and researcher. His practice traces associations from within the histories of the body, the sensory, sexuality, imagination, celebration, transformation, futurity, queerness, collectivity, ritual, and the self. From 2012-2014, he was a research fellow for The Anthropocene Project at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, where he co-edited the publication Textures of the Anthropocene: Grain, Vapor, Ray (MIT Press: 2015). His work and writings have been presented at dOCUMENTA (13), Ashkal Alwan, Institute for Contemporary Arts London, Former West, Sharjah Biennial X, Al-Ma’mal Foundation, the Barber Shop, Kunstwerke, and Kunsthaus Bregenz. He lives and works in Berlin, where he organizes the technosexual reading circle.