Teresa Castro | Lecturer in film and audiovisual studies

Department of Cinematographic and Audiovisual Studies, IRCAV Sorbonne Nouvelle University

Teresa Castro is a lecturer in film and audiovisual studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University. Former postdoctoral researcher at the musée du quai Branly (Paris) and at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin), part of her recent research focuses on the links between cinema and animism, eco-criticism and forms of plant life in visual culture. In this context, she recently published "The Mediated Plant" (E-flux, 2019), co-edited with Perig Pitrou and Marie Rebecchi the collective work Power of plants and animist cinema. The vitality revealed by the technique (Dijon, Presses du réel, 2020) and participated in the exhibition Plant Revolution! (CIAJG, Guimaraes, 2019).


Film Studies, Visual and Cultural Studies, Ecocriticism