Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei is a philologist and publisher at independent open-access publisher punctum books, where he also manages Dotawo, the imprint of the Union for Nubian Studies. At home he directs project bureau for the arts and humanities The Department of Eagles, organizing cultural projects in Tirana, Albania. His recent publications include Cross-Examinations (Gent: MER. Paper Kunsthalle, 2015), and the edited volumes Going Postcard: The Letters(s) of Jacques Derrida (Earth: punctum books, 2017) and Allegory of the Cave Painting (Milan: Mousse, 2015; with Mihnea Mircan). As a translator, Van Gerven Oei works mostly with anonymous Medieval Nubian scribes and more recent authors such as Jean Daive, Hervé Guibert, Dick Raaijmakers, Avital Ronell, and Nachoem M. Wijnberg. His work has appeared in ArtPapers, Polish Archeology in the Mediterranean, postmedieval, Theory & Event, and tripwire, among other venues.


MA in General Linguistics (Leiden University) MMus in Multimedia Composition (Royal Conservatoire, The Hague) PhD in Media and Communications (European Graduate School, Saas-Fee) PhD in Modern Thought (University of Aberdeen)

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