Jorik Amit Galama
- Master of Film
Jorik Amit Galama (1992) moves between fine art, literature, and documentary film. After studying philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and graduating from the Image and Language department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, he got selected for the Slow Writing Lab by the Dutch Foundation for Literature in 2018. His fiction stories and texts on art have appeared in Metropolis M, De Revisor, ZINK, Kluger Hans, Tubelight, De Internet Gids, EYE Filmmuseum Exposed, and various artists' publications. In 2018 he co-organized a seminar on the essay film with guests like Agnieszka Piotrowska and Thomas Elsaesser. He is currently doing the master Artistic Research in and through Cinema at the Netherlands Film Academy where he focuses on the ways in which violence, trauma, and modes of oppression are inscribed in the body and affect our practices of intimacy, making them experiential through cinema.