Peter Freund is a media artist, curator, and theorist based in the San Francisco Bay Area (USA). As an artist, Freund works principally with film and video in single-channel and installation formats and has exhibited in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. His work advances a poetics of political otherness while examining the fantasmatic aspect of historical memory. Freund is Associate Professor of Art Practice at Saint Mary's College of California, where he teaches experimental media art production and critical theory. He is editor and contributor to the book, TRAUMA DESIRE OTHERNESS, published by the Hong Kong Society of Psychoanalysis (2013).