Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei

Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei is a philologist and publisher at independent open access humanities 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, expected 2017), Allegory of the Cave Painting (Milan: Mousse, 2015; co-edited with Mihnea Mircan), and Lapidari, 3 vols. (Brooklyn: punctum books, 2015). As a translator, Van Gerven Oei works with mostly anonymous Medieval Nubian scribes and more recent authors such as Jean Daive, Alessandro De Francesco, Hervé Guibert, Dick Raaijmakers, Avital Ronell, and Nachoem M. Wijnberg. His writings have appeared in ArtPapers, continent., nY, postmedieval, and Theory & Event, among other venues.