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Emre Busse (born in Istanbul, based in Berlin), an art historian and filmmaker, specializes in contemporary sexualities and trans-cultural pornography studies. He completed his Ph.D. at the Freie University of Berlin's Art History faculty, supported by a Hans-Böckler Stiftung doctoral fellowship. Previously, he earned an M.A. from the Fine Arts Faculty of Bauhaus University, Weimar, in 2015. In 2017, Emre co-curated the 'Soft g - queer forms migrate' exhibition at the Schwules Museum* in Berlin, an esteemed LGBTQ+ history museum. He is a member of the Masculinity, Sex, and Popular Culture Network, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (A.H.R.C.) in the U.K. Emre's latest cinematographic work, the Godasses Trilogy, has been showcased at international film festivals and institutions, including the Institute of Contemporary Arts London, the Porn Film Festival San Francisco, and the Brussels Independent Short Film Festival. He is currently teaching a seminar titled 'Pornography and Visual Culture' at the University of Bremen. His forthcoming film, 'The Man Who Perceives All,' will be released in winter 2024. Additionally, his monograph, 'Ethnicity as Desire: Gay Pornographic Film between Europe and the S.W.A.N.A. Regions,' is scheduled for publication in Summer 2024.

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