Juan A. Suárez is an Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Murcia (Spain). He is the author of the books "Bike Boys, Drag Queens, and Superstars" (1996), "Pop Modernism: Noise and the Reinvention of the Everyday" (2007), and "Jim Jarmusch" (2007) and of many essays on modernist literature and experimental film. Recent essays and articles have appeared in the magazines Grey Room, ExitBook, and Mousse, and in edited collections such as "Mixed Use, Manhattan", eds. D. Crimp y L. Cooke (Cambridge: MIT Press 2010), "Dominó Caníbal", ed. Cuauhtémoc Medina (Barcelona: Polígrafa, 2011), "Twentieth-Century American Fiction", eds. O’Donnell, Nieland, Madden (Wiley and Blackwell, 2011), and "Strange Birds of Paradise: Costume as Cinematic Spectacle", ed. M. Uhlirova (Koenig, forthcoming 2012). He has curated film programs for Filmoteca de Zaragoza, CCCB (Barcelona), Tate Modern London, MOCA-LA-Pacific Design Center, and the International Festival of the New Latin American Film of Havana (Cuba). He is currently writing a book on experimental film and queer materiality.