“Cutting and Folding the Borgesian Map: Film as Complex temporal Object in the Industrialization of Memory” in Ekman, Ulrik, Jay David Bolter, Lily Diaz, Maria Engberg, Morten Søndergaard, eds. Ubiquitous Computing, Complexity, and Culture. New York: Routledge, 2015, pp. 322-333. Find here PDF.
Transplanting Life: Bios and Zoe in Images with Imagination” In Bolette Blaagaard and Iris van der Tuin (eds.) The Subject of Rosi Braidotti. Bloomsbury 2014, 65-71. This article is a companion piece to 'Heart of the Matter' (see below) where I explore organ transplantation in their cinemaptographic mediations. Transplanting Life reads this 'posthuman' problem through the powerful Indian film Ship of Theseus. Download PDF.
Heart of the Matter: Bodies without Organs and Biopolitics in Organ Transplant Film”, in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 19:4, 23-36 (2014). See for the full Special Issue on Sacrifice and Cinema of Angelaki the online version here. As editor Costica Bradatan describes in the introduction "In Heart of the Matter Patricia Pisters four films in terms of Jean-Luc Nancy’s notion of the “intruder”: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s 21 Grams, Claire Denis’s L’Intrus, Stephen Frears’ Dirty Pretty Things,and Leon Geller and Markus Vetter’s Heart of Jenin. What emerges from this analysis is a renewed concept of sacrifice, one that brings about a switch from the original sense of religious offering to that of political and ethical resistance, areligious in nature. Download PDF.
In Sonja Neef and Henry Sussman, eds. Astroculture: Figurations of Cosmology in Media and Arts. Wlhelm Fink Verlag, 2014, pp. 181-194. Download PDF.
In: Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist Politics. Ed. by Bettina Pepenburg and Marta Zarzycka (London and New york: I.B. Tauris, 2013), pp. 198-213. Download PDF
In: Marco de Waard (ed.), Imagining Global Amsterdam: History, Culture and Geography in a World City. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Univeristy Press, 2012, pp. 125-141.