Professor Simon O'Sullivan

Staff details

Position Professor of Art Theory and Practice / Head of Department
Department Visual Cultures
Email s.o'sullivan (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7919 7488
Professor Simon O'Sullivan

Simon O’Sullivan is a theorist and artist working at the intersection of contemporary art practice, performance and continental philosophy. He has published three monographs, two with Palgrave Macmillan, Art Encounters Deleuze and Guattari: Thought Beyond Representation (2005) and On the Production of Subjectivity: Five Diagrams of the Finite-Infinite Relation (2012), and, more recently, Fictioning: The Myth-Functions of Contemporary Art and Philosophy (Edinburgh University Press, 2019), co-written with David Burrows. He is also co-editor (with Henriette Gunkel and Ayesha Hameed) of Futures and Fictions (Repeater, 2017) and (with Stephen Zepke) of both Deleuze, Guattari and the Production of the New (Continuum, 2008) and Deleuze and Contemporary Art (Edinburgh University Press, 2009). His collaborative art practice – with David Burrows, Alex Marzeta and Vanessa Page, sometimes with and others – comes under the name Plastique Fantastique, a ‘performance fiction’ that involves an investigation into aesthetics, subjectivity, the sacred, popular culture and politics produced through, performance, film and sound work, comics, text, installations and assemblages. Plastique Fantastique have performed and exhibited widely in the UK and abroad and are represented by IMT Gallery in London.

Visit Simon O'Sullivan's website and Plastique Fantastique.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Fine Art (title: ‘Of Angels and Aliens: Meaning and the Art Object’), University of Leeds, 1999
  • MA in Cultural and Critical Theory, University of Wales, College of Cardiff, 1992
  • BA Hons in The History of Art and English Literature, University of Reading, 1990

Teaching

Current: MA special subject ‘Thinking the Sensuous: On the Production of Subjectivity’; BA third year course ‘Fictioning: From Control to Myth-Science (Parts 1 and 2)’; BA first year course ‘Beyond Boundaries’ (NB: from September 2017 O’Sullivan will be taking up Head of Department duties and not teaching all these courses).

Previous to Goldsmiths O’Sullivan taught in the Department of Fine Art at the University of Leeds.

Areas of supervision 

Aesthetics; Art Theory; Continental Philosophy (especially Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari, Alain Badiou); Modern and Contemporary Art (esp. Ritual and Performance, Fiction and Mythopoesis); Psycho/Schizo-analysis; The Production of Subjectivity; Non-Philosophy; Speculative Realism.

Featured work

  • Fictioning: The Myth-Functions of Contemporary Art and Philosophy (co-written with David Burrows), Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019.

  • Futures and Fictions (co-edited with Henriette Gunkel and Ayesha Hameed), London: Repeater, 2017.

  • Plastique Fantastique, ‘Traitor Meme’, exhibition and performance (part of Hayward Touring show ‘The Aesthetics of Awkwardness’, The Mac, Belfast (October 2017) and Dundee Contemporary Art (March 2018).

  • Plastique Fantastique, ‘Past-Future-Catcher-Repeater’, exhibition and performance (part of ‘We are the Screamers’ TULCA Festival, Nun’s Island, Galway (November 2017)

Research Interests

Aesthetics; Art Theory; Continental Philosophy (especially Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari, Alain Badiou); Modern and Contemporary Art (esp. Ritual and Performance, Fiction and Mythopoesis); Psycho/Schizo-analysis; The Production of Subjectivity; Non-Philosophy; Speculative Realism.

Publications

Book

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2019. Fictioning: The Myth-Functions of Contemporary Art and Philosophy. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 9781474432405

Andrews, Jorella G. and O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. Visual Cultures as Objects and Affects. Berlin: Sternberg Press. ISBN 978-3-943365-38-2

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. On the Production of Subjectivity: Five Diagrams of the Infinite-finite Relation. London: Palgrave. ISBN 9780230249806

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. Art Encounters Deleuze and Guattari: Thought Beyond Representation. London: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-4039-1809-3

Book Section

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. Non-Philosophy and Fiction as Method. In: Jon K Shaw and Theo Reeves-Evison, eds. Fiction as Method. Berlin: Sternberg, pp. 273-318. ISBN 978-3-95679-364-6

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. From Financial Fictions to Mythotechnesis. In: Ayesha Hameed; Henriette Gunkel and Simon D. O'Sullivan, eds. Futures and Fictions. London: Repeater, pp. 318-346. ISBN 9781910924631

Eshun, Kodwo. 2017. Conversation with Louis Moreno and Ayesha Hamed. In: Henriette Gunkel; Ayesha Hameed and Simon D. O'Sullivan, eds. Futures and Fictions. London: Repeater. ISBN 9781910924631

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. Memories of a Deleuzian: To Think is Always to Follow the Witches Flight. In: Henry Somers-Hall; Jeffrey A. Bell and James Williams, eds. A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 172-189. ISBN 9780748697281

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. Accelerationism, Prometheanism and Mythotechnesis. In: Baylee Brits; Prudence Gibson and Amy Ireland, eds. Aesthetics After Finitude. Melbourne: re.press, pp. 171-189. ISBN 9780980819793

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. The Finite-Infinite Relation: A Conversation with Simon O’Sullivan. In: Anthony Morgan, ed. The Kantian Catastrophe: Conversations on Finitude and the Limits of Philosophy. Newcastle: Bigg Books, pp. 209-221. ISBN 97819998413

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. On the Diagram (and the Practice of Diagrammatics). In: K Schneider and B Yasar, eds. Situational Diagram. New York: Dominique Lévy, pp. 13-25. ISBN 978-1-944379-09-4

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. The Sinthorne/Z-Point Relation or Art as Non-Schizoanalysis. In: Ian Buchanan and Lorna Collins, eds. Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 253-278. ISBN 978-1472524621

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. Felix Guattari. In: Michael Kelley and Simon D. O'Sullivan, eds. Oxford Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 246-250. ISBN 9780199370306

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. A Diagram of the Finite-Infinite Relation: Towards a Bergsonian Production of Subjectivity. In: John Ó Maoilearca and Charlotte De Mille, eds. Bergson and the Art of Immanence: Painting, Photography, Film. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 165-187. ISBN 978-0748670222

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. The Seven Courts of the Mall (or, We Have Always Been Medieval). In: Norman Hogg and Neil Mulholland, eds. thN Lng folk 2go: Investigating Future Premoderns(TM). Brooklyn: Punctum Books, i-vi. ISBN 978-0615890258

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. Towards a Minor Art Practice. In: Mike Bleyen and Simon D. O'Sullivan, eds. Minor Photography: Connecting Deleuze and Guattari to Photography Theory. Leuven: Leuven University Press, pp. 1-16. ISBN 9789058679109

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. Performance Fictions: Towards a Mythopoetic Art Practice. In: David Burrows, ed. Performance Fictions. Birmingham: Article Press.

Schmitz, Edgar. 2010. Traps Against Capture. In: Simon D. O'Sullivan and Stephen Zepke, eds. Deleuze and Contemporary Art. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 208-224. ISBN 978-0748638383

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2010. From Aesthetics to the Abstract Machine: Deleuze, Guattari, and Contemporary Art Practice. In: Simon D. O'Sullivan and Stephen Zepke, eds. Deleuze and Contemporary Art. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 189-207. ISBN 0748638385

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2010. 'Contribution to an Artistic Anthropology. In: Lee Youngchul and Henk Slager, eds. Naim June Paik Reader: One. Korea: Naim June Paik Art Centre.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2009. Art and the Political: Minor Literature, War Machines and the Production of Subjectivity. In: Dave Beech, ed. Beauty. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery. ISBN 978-0854881635

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. The Production of the New and the Care of the Self. In: Simon D. O'Sullivan and Stephen Zepke, eds. Deleuze, Guattari and the Production of the New. London: Continuum, pp. 91-103. ISBN 0826499538

Fuller, Matthew. 2008. Art methodologies in Media Ecology. In: Simon D. O'Sullivan and Stephen Zepke, eds. Deleuze, Guattari and The Production of the New. London: Continuum, pp. 45-55. ISBN 978-0826499530

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. Fiction. In: Manuela Zechner, ed. Vocabulaboratories. Amsterdam: LISA, pp. 47-50. ISBN 978-90-78632-02-3

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. Academy: The Production of Subjectivity. In: Irit Rogoff, ed. Academy. Frankfurt: Revolver, pp. 238-244.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. Science Fiction, or Painting, the Abstract Machine. In: David Burrows, ed. DJ Simpson: Selected Works 2000-05. Warwick: Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, pp. 81-85. ISBN 978-0902683808

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. The New Moderns. In: , ed. The Showroom Annual. London: The Showroom Gallery, pp. 46-51. ISBN 0-9542362-4-6

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. Various entries in The Deleuze Dictionary. In: Adrian Parr, ed. The Deleuze Dictionary. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0231138147

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2004. Retreat Diary. In: John Russell, ed. Frozen Tears II. Birmingham: Article Press, pp. 242-245. ISBN 978-1873352885

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2002. Cultural Studies as Rhizome; Rhizomes in Cultural Studies. In: , ed. Cultural Studies and Interdisciplinarity. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1999. 'Guy DeBord'. In: Ellis Cashmore and Chris Rojek, eds. Dictionary of Cultural Theorists. London: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 978-0340645482

Article

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2018. Myth-Science as Residual Culture and Magical Thinking. postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, ISSN 2040-5960

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2018. Fictioning the Landscape. Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology, 5(1), ISSN 2053-9320

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. From Science Fiction to Science Fictioning: SF’s Traction on the Real. Foundation: The International Review Of Science Fiction, ISSN 0306-4964

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. Mythopoesis or Fiction as Mode of Existence: Three Case Studies from Contemporary Art. Visual Culture in Britain, 18(2), pp. 292-311. ISSN 1471-4787

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. Accelerationism, Hyperstition and Myth-Science. Cyclops(2), pp. 11-44. ISSN 2398-2705

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. Fictioning the Landscape: Robert Smithson and Ruins in Reverse. Take On Art Magazine, 3(2), pp. 60-63.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. Mythopoesis, Scenes and Performance Fictions: Two Case Studies (Crass and Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth). Parasol: The Journal of the Centre for Experimental Ontology(2), pp. 94-106. ISSN 2525-2920

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. Myth-Science and the Fictioning of Reality. Paragrana, 25(2), pp. 80-93. ISSN 0938-0116

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2016. Plastique Fantastique Review of the Kibbo Kift: Seven Celebrations/Seven Critiques/Seven Parallels. Visual Culture in Britain, 17(2), pp. 225-233. ISSN 1471-4787

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. Deleuze Against Control: from Fictioning to Myth-Science. Theory, Culture and Society, 33(7/8), pp. 1-16. ISSN 0263-2764

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. Myth-Science. Rattle: a Journal at the convergence of Art and Writing(5), pp. 106-120. ISSN 20473885

Burrows, David; Jackson, Mark; O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Tait, Stuart. 2015. Monarch Drone Communiqué. Culture Machine, 16,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. Mapping the Diagonal: on Myth-Science and the Missing Subject of Accelerationism. Mute,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. Art Practice as Fictioning (or, myth-science). Diakron(1),

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. A Life Between the Finite and Infinite: Remarks on Deleuze, Badiou and Western Buddhism. Deleuze Studies, 8(2), pp. 256-279. ISSN 1750-2241

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Cull, Laura. 2013. Deleuze for Artists. Centre for Useless Splendour,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. A Portrait of the Philosopher as an Old Man. Philosophy of Photography, 3(2), p. 375. ISSN 2040-3682

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. Lacan’s Ethics and Foucault’s 'Care of the Self': Two Diagrams of the Production of Subjectivity (and of the Subject’s Relation to Truth). Parrhesia(10), pp. 51-73.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2010. Guattari's Aesthetic Paradigm: From the Folding of the Finite/Infinite Relation to Schizoanalytic Metamodelisation. Deleuze Studies, 4(2), pp. 256-286. ISSN 17502241

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2010. The Chymical Wedding: Performance Art as Masochistic Practice (an Account, the Contracts and Further Reflections). Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, 15(1), pp. 139-148. ISSN 0969-725X

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2009. From Stuttering and Stammering to the Diagram: Deleuze, Bacon and Contemporary Art Practice. Deleuze Studies, 3(2), pp. 247-259. ISSN 1750-2241

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2009. The Strange Temporality of the Subject: Badiou and Deleuze Between the Finite and the Infinite. Subjectivity, 27, pp. 155-171. ISSN 17556341

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2007. The City and an Art Practice. 'Some Time Repeating an Embarrassed Word', Studio 1.1 Gallery,

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Lynch, John. 2007. One Day in the Life of a City (July 21, 2006). Parallax, 13(1), pp. 28-37. ISSN 1353-4645

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Stahl, O. 2006. Contours and Case Studies for a Dissenting Subjectivity (or, How to Live Creatively in a Fearful World). Angelaki, 11(1), pp. 147-156. ISSN 0969725X

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. Minor Literature: Case Study, the Red Army Faction. White Collar (fanzine)(4),

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. Becoming Adolescent (Eight Paragraphs on Roxy Walsh’s Paintings). Roxy Walsh: Felix Culpa, pp. 12-15.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. Foreword: Instructions for Use (25 Operational Protocols). Fine Art/Art History final year degree show catalogue,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. Pragmatics for the Production of Subjectivity: Time for Probe-heads. Journal for Cultural Research, 10(4), pp. 309-322. ISSN 14797585

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. Notes Towards a Minor Art Practice. Drain, 2(2), ISSN 2469-3022

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. From Possible Worlds to Future Folds (Following Deleuze): Richter's Abstracts, Situationist Cities, and the Baroque in Art. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, 36(3), pp. 311-329. ISSN 0007-1773

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. Four Moments for an Expanded Practice (following Deleuze, following Spinoza). Issues in Contemporary Aesthetics,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. From Geophilosophy to Geoaesthetics: The Virtual and The Plane of Immanence vs. Mirror Travel and The Spiral Jetty. Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, 16,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. 'Eight Concepts Arising From Cathy Wilkes' Art'. Afterall,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2004. First Manifesto for the Guerrilla Plastique Fantastique. Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture, pp. 1-4.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2004. What is an Event? Yesvember, pp. 20-24.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2004. Friendship as Community: From Ethics to Politics. Takkekortet: The Written Acknowledgement,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2003. Dissenting Machines. Outside Edge(2),

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2003. Political Physics by John Protevi. Parallax, 9(1), pp. 126-127. ISSN 1353-4645

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2001. Writing on Art (Case Study: the Buddhist Puja). Parallax, 7(4), pp. 115-121. ISSN 1353-4645

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2001. The Aesthetics of Affect: Thinking art beyond representation. Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities, 6(3), pp. 125-135. ISSN 0969-725X

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2000. In Violence: Three Case Studies Against the Stratum. Parallax, 6(2), pp. 104-109. ISSN 1353-4645

O'Sullivan, Simon D.; Sawers, Geoff and Hall, Dani. 2000. Stone Tents and Sand Castles: A Symposium.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1997. Catalogue essay. catalogue essay,

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1996. Catalogue essay for 'sus, contemporary art exhibition. Catalogue essay,

Show/Exhibition

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2018. Traitor-Meme. In: "Traitor-Meme", Dundee Contemporary Arts, United Kingdom, 10 March 2018.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2017. Traitor-Meme. In: "Traitor-Meme", The Mac, Belfast, United Kingdom, 20 October 2017 - 14 January 2018.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2017. Traitor-Meme. In: "Traitor-Meme", Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom, 23 June - 6 August 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. Diagrams. In: "Miniature World", Castle field Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom, November 2016-February 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. Diagrams for the Production of Subjectivity. In: "Miniature World", Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom, 18 November 2016 - 22 January 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2015. Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction. In: "Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction,. part of ‘Curbitt’ festival", Mount Saleve, Geneva, Switzerland, July 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2015. Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction’. In: "Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction. part of ‘Transmetic’", Lewisham Art House, London, United Kingdom, May 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2015. Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction. In: "Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction, part of 'Multiverese'", Wysing Art Centre, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, April 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. ‘Myth-Science Communique: Evolution of Neuropatheme 2.0 (Time Stretcher Tool)’, film, exhibition and ‘Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction’ performance, with David Burrows and others (part of ‘Alternative 23, 2.0’. In: "‘Myth-Science Communique: Evolution of Neuropatheme 2.0 (Time Stretcher Tool)’, film, exhibition and ‘Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction’ performance, with David Burrows and others (part of ‘Alternative 23, 2.0’)", Gallery North, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. ‘Myth-Science Communique: Evolution of Neuropatheme 2.0 (Time Stretcher Tool)’, film, exhibition and ‘Diagram of (Urb-Fux Glitter) Addiction’ performance. In: "part of ‘Alternative 23’", IMT Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. ‘Myth-Science’, performance, with David Burrows and others. In: "The Meaning of Life vs Chin Stroker", Macbeth pub, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. ‘Ribbon Probe’, various posters and films and ‘Myth-Science’ performance. In: "‘Schizo-Culture’", SPACE Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. ‘Myth-Science’ and ‘Monarch-Drone’. In: "Webewoche", Stroom de Haag, The Hague, Netherlands.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. Myth-Science. In: "Golden Age Problems", Autoitalia, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. Pimpz and Hookerz. In: "Obliteration Device", IMT Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. Myth-Drone. In: "Transmetic Heresiacs", Lewisham Art House, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. Myth-Science Songs of Animal and Cyber Evolution. In: "part of Exploit.zzxjoanw.Gen (download from www.punctum, Dane Sutherland curator), with performance at launch, Collective Gallery", Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. Myth-Drone. In: "As above, So Below: A Colloquium on Drone Culture", University of Lincoln, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. Pimpz and Hookerz. In: "(part of Transmetc), Amersham Arms", New Cross, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. Pimpz and Hookerz. In: "PIGDOGANDMONKEYFESTOS", Airspace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.; Burrows, David and AAS. 2014. Myth-Science-Colloquium. In: "Reactor Hals", Nottingham, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. Plastique Fantastique Welcome Neuropatheme a.k.a. subject without experience a.k.a. fux-the-shadow, empty-the-cave, no-head-ass-ee-fal, etc, one-off 12-inch dub plate. In: "ffooaamm indices", UNDEFINED.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2014. The Chymical Wedding. In: "Slade Wotever", Vauxhall Tavern, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2013. 'Gabba, Gabba, Gabba, All Hail the Great Gobbler!'. In: "The Starseed Transmissions", Enclave, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2013. Eight Diagrams/Avatars: All the Fantasies of the People. In: "'Space Time T' music/art festival", Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2013. Plastique Fantastique Diagram of the Parasite Fox-Owl and the Host Phenome-Human-Algorithmic-Feedback-Loop. In: "All the Fantasies of the People", Grand Union, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2013. Plastique Fantastique Patheme-Matheme Diagram of the Slave Dog. In: "R-U-Dead-Yet?", Summerhall, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2013. All the Fantasies of the People. In: "Masquerade – Be Another", Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2013. Welcome Neuropatheme Feed-Back Loop. In: "art fair performance programme", Art 13, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2013. Cloud Gives Birth to New Animal: Plastique Fantastique Feedback Loop to Call Forth Neuropatheme. In: "Long Live the New Flesh", ICA, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2012. Cloud Gives Birth to New Animal: Plastique Fantastique Feedback Loop to Call Forth Neuropatheme. In: "Potentials of Performance", Performance Space, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2012. Plastique Fantastique Patheme-Matheme. In: "Swarms of Black Flies make the Roses Purple", IMT gallery, London., United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2012. ‘THERE IS NOT AND NEVER HAS BEEN ANYTHING TO UNDERSTAND!’. In: "‘THERE IS NOT AND NEVER HAS BEEN ANYTHING TO UNDERSTAND!’", ASC Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Shrine-Down-Under: virtual Summoning of the-Thing-from-the-Void (Fox-Owl demon). In: "A Transcendental Fissure in the Immanent Fabric of Things", Melbourne, Australia.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique: Diagram of the Body Full of Holes (Thought without Subject): Welcome Black Hare Demon, the Anorexic Death Machine. In: "Plastique Fantastique: Diagram of the Body Full of Holes (Thought without Subject): Welcome Black Hare Demon, the Anorexic Death Machine", Arkeshus Kunstsenter, Lillestrom., Norway, September 2011.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique Golem. In: "an evening of performances, IMT Gallery", Banner Repeater, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Three Real Plastique Fantastique Communiqués. In: "Again, A Time Machine", The Showroom, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. A History of the Visitation. In: "Year (magazine)", Brussels, Belgium.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique. In: "The Long Avant-Garde", Cartel, London.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique Re-Naming Ritual to Summon (part-shell e-ject demon) Buz-Blud-Witz. In: "in conjunction with ‘The Shape We’re In’", Zabludowicz Collection, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique: Impossible Objects. In: "Plastique Fantastique: Impossible Objects", Grey Area, Brighton, United Kingdom, May 2011.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique TV. In: "Plastique Fantastique TV", xero, Coma and Kline, United Kingdom, April 2011.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique Mathemes. Glasgow, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2011. Plastique Fantastique. In: "We are Grammar Group show", Pratt Institute, New York, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2010. Plastique Fantastique Diagram of the Plague Bacterium: Welcome Cun-verse. In: "Avalon", Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2010. Plastique Fantastique Cat-Yage-Demon Inversion Shrine. In: "Dead Fingers Talk: The Tape Experiments of William S. Burroughs", IMT Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2010. Plastique Fantastique: The Visitation (and Castration Rituals to welcome Tat-Not!). In: "Plastique Fantastique: The Visitation (and Castration Rituals to welcome Tat-Not!)", Tatton Park, United Kingdom, July-September 2010.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2009. Welcome Cun-creet-hedd. In: "Performance Fictions Symposium", Electric Cinema, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Mouth-Ports Bou-Har. In: "Multiversity", Swedenborg Hall, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Plastique Fantastique Mirror Displacement Ritual: Welcome Mouth-Ports Bour-Har!. In: "Plastique Fantastique Mirror Displacement Ritual: Welcome Mouth-Ports Bour-Har!", Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, June 2009.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Plastique Fantastique: Welcome Mouth-Ports Bou-Har!. In: "Stranger Things are Happening", Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Plastique Fantastique: Welcome Cun-creet-hedd. In: "Multi-Verse", Danielle Arnaud Galley, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Plastique Fantastique: We Lot Yesterday is Judas to the Vibiron. In: "Starmaker show", E:vent Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Plastiqiue Fantastique: Peckham Mirror Displacements. In: "Village Idiot", Peckham Town Square, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Plastique Fantastique: Inversion Ritual (against the Plague that is Capital). In: "Plastique Fantastique: Inversion Ritual (against the Plague that is Capital)", Fabrica Gallery, Brighton, United Kingdom, December 2009.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2009. Plastique Fantastique Mirror Travel to Concrete Island: Welcome Cun-creet-hedd!. In: "Plastique Fantastique Mirror Travel to Concrete Island: Welcome Cun-creet-hedd!", Danielle arnaud Gallery, London, United Kingdom, June 2009.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2008. Protocols for Deceleration: Night is also a Sun. In: "Protocols for Deceleration: Night is also a Sun", Outpost Gallery, Norwich, United Kingdom, November 2008.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2008. Plastique Fantastique: Protocols for Deceleration (Night is also a Sun). In: "Plastique Fantastique: Protocols for Deceleration (Night is also a Sun)", Outpost Gallery, Norwich, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. The Chymical Wedding. In: "New Art UK", Whitechapel gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. The Chymical Wedding. In: "Fools Gold", Edinburgh: Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.; Burrows, David and Schratt, Henrik. 2008. Product Clearing. In: "One Day comic collaboration", Eastside Projects, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. Plastique Fantastique film showing (24hr Puja, Ribbon Ritual and Chymical Wedding) and discussion. In: "Artprojx gallery", London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.; Burrows, David and Dalton, Joe. 2008. Plastique Fantastique: Shadowface and Glitterhead. Brussels, Belgium.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2008. Plastique Fantastique present ‘Accelerator Ritual. In: "Plastique Fantastique in the Bug House: Clearing All Channels", FA Projects gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2008. Plastique Fantastique: You Lot Yesterday is Judas to the Vibiron. In: "Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast", Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2008. Black Mass for Partial Objects. In: "Black Mass for Partial Objects", Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom, December 2008.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2008. The Chymical Wedding. In: "The Chymical Wedding", Tate Britain, London, 4 January 2008.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2007. The Return of Plastique Fantastique. In: "Frozen Tears III", Birmingham: Article Press, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.; Burrows, David and Dalton, Joe. 2007. Plastique Fantastique: Traitor Prophet and Others. Brussels, Belgium.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2007. Ribbon dance Communiques. In: "Uncle Chop Chop (magazine)", Glasgow, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2007. Plastique Fantastique Ribbon Dance. In: "International Project Space (as part of ‘The Event’)", Birmingham City centre, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2007. Associates. In: "‘Associates’ show (invited by The Hut Project)", Temporary Measures Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2006. We are Plastique Fantastique. In: "Various events", Alice Day Gallery, 01/12/2006 - 25/01/2007.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2006. Plastique Fantastique: Starbucks Fukkee is Your Enemy. In: "solo show with Aline Bouvy and John Gillis", Alice Day Gallery, Brussels, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2006. Staabucks Fukkee is Your Enemy. In: "Magnetic Promenade and Other Sculpture Parks", London: Studio Voltaire, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2006. ‘Plastique Fantastique Borromean Knot Ribbon Probe’ and ‘Plastique Fantastique Mythopoesis Shrine (to call forth Starbucks Foffee)’. In: "Temporary Contemporary Gallery, Zoo Art Fair", London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2006. Plastique Fantastique Shrine (defacialisation). In: "Pimps and Hookers, 1000000mph Project Space", London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2006. Plastique Fantastique 24 hour Puja to the People-yet-to-come. In: "Séance: War on Ghosts", Mark McGowans Festival (14th July-11th August), Space Station Sixty Five, London, United Kingdom, 14th July-11th August.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2006. Plastique Fantastique Shrine. In: "Writing in Strobe, Dicksmith Gallery", London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. Probe-Heads!. In: "Slim Volume poster project", United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2005. 'Plastique Fantastique'. In: "EAST", Norwich, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2005. Shrine Drawings and Models (Plastique Fantastique). In: "Works of Royal Destiny and Structural Integrity", Old Seager Distillery, London, United Kingdom.

Conference or Workshop Item

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2018. 'Fictioning: Mythopoesis, Myth-Science, Mythotechnesis'. In: The Institute of Things to Come. Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy November 2018.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2018. 'Tank Book Talks (with Will Davies and Ayesha Hameed)'. In: Tank Book Talks. Tank, Great Portland Street, Londopn, United Kingdom 18 October 2018.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2018. 'Mythopoesis/Myth-Science/Mythotechnesis: Case study, Plastique Fantastique'. In: 'The Shaping of a Message' symposium. Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom 8 June 2018.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. 'Mythopoesis, Fabulous Images and Memories of a Sorceror'. In: ‘Aberrant Nuptials: Second International Conference on Deleuze and Art'. Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium 20-22 November 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. 'Fictioning and Practice as Research'. In: Somatic Shifts: The Body and Beyond in Creative and Critical Research. University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, United Kingdom March 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2017. 'Myth-Science and the Fiction of the Self'. In: Afternoon Tea with the Intercontinental: a Symposium on the Post-Factual. Slade, UCL, United Kingdom 22 February 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. 'On Diagrams'. In: Miniature World Symposium. Castelefield Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom 10 December 2016.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. 'Non-Philosophy and Performance (or, Fiction as Method)'. In: How to do Things with Performance. University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. 'Feminist World Building: from Myth-Science to Performance Fiction'. In: The Politics of Performance and Play. Feminist Matters. University of Leiden, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. 'Residual Culture and Magical Thinking'. In: Deleuze and Art: Mulitplicities, Thresholds, Intensities. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. 'Accelerationism, Prometheanism and Mythotechnesis'. In: Art and Reason – How Art Thinks II. Baltic Museum, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2016. 'Residual Culture and Magical Thinking'. In: Invited Lecture. Ripon and St. John University, York, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. 'Memories of a Deleuzian: To Think is Always to Follow the Witches Flight'. In: ‘A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy’ workshop. Institut Francais, London, United Kingdom July 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. 'Myth-Science and Art Practice'. In: 'Shoulders of Giants’ symposium. Senate House, London, United Kingdom July 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. 'Myth-Science and the Fictioning of Reality'. In: F(r)ictions of Art conference. Berlin, Germany June 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. 'Fictioning as Myth-Science (after Deleuze, against Control): Nothing is True, Everything is Permitted'. In: Daughters of Chaos: Deleuze Studies International Conference 2015. University of Stockholm, Sweden June 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. 'Myth-Science: Art Practice as Fictioning'. In: invited speaker, Royal Academy of Arts Schools. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. 'Myth-Science: Art Practice as Fictioning'. In: Multiverse launch event. Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge., United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2015. 'Myth-Science'. In: Curbitt festival. Mount Saleve, Geneva., Switzerland July 2015.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. 'Myth-Science: Art Practice as Fictioning'. In: Stroom de Haag. The Hague, Netherlands.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. 'Art Practice as Fictioning (or, Myth-Science)'. In: Arts of Existence: Artistic Practices, Aesthetics and Techniques Seminar. Unit of Play, Goldsmiths, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. 'Art Practice as Non-Schizoanalysis and Myth-Science (Case Study: Plastique Fantastique)'. In: invited speaker (and seminar), Theatre Academy. Helsinki, Finland.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. 'Art Practice as Non-Schizoanalysis and Myth-Science (Case Study: Plastique Fantastique)'. In: invited speaker, London Graduate School. Kingston University, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. 'Art Practice as Non-Schizoanalysis and Myth-Science (Case Study: Plastique Fantastique)'. In: invited speaker, Edinbrugh College of Art. Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2014. 'Diagrams and the Production of Subjectivity'. In: invite speaker, Eastside Projects. Birmingham, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. 'Diagrams and the Production of Subjectivity'. In: invite speaker, Eastside Projects. National Academy of the Arts, Oslo, Norway.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. 'Art Practice as Non-Schizoanalysis'. In: Schizoanalysis and Schizostrategy panel. IMT Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. 'Joy as a Technology in the Production of Subjectivity (a Diagrammatic reading of Spinoza's Ethics)'. In: The Pleasure Centre Symposium, DeMontfort University. Leicester, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. 'Spinoza and the Production of Subjectivity (or, the Three Kinds of Knowledge, and the Passage Between)'. In: Thinking Through Spinoza conference. Queen Mary, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. 'Towards a Speculative Subjectivity'. In: Matter of Contradiction: War Against the Sun conference. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2013. 'Schizoanalysis and Art Practice'. In: Royal Academy of Arts Schools. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. 'On the Production of Subjectivity'. In: Curatorial Interventions’, Lanchester Gallery Projects. Coventry, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. 'On the Production of Subjectivity'. In: San Francisco Art Institute. San Francisco, United States.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. 'Performance Fictions'. In: Centre for Art and Design Research and Experimentation. University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. 'On the Production of Subjectivity'. In: Banner Repeater Gallery. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. 'Deleuze for Artists'. In: Stanley Pickard Lecture Series. Kingston University, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2012. 'Five Diagrams of the Finite-Infinite Relation'. In: Wysing Art Centre. Cambridge, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. 'Two Diagrams of the Production of Subjectivity'. In: Rhythm and Event Conference. Kingston University, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. 'The Care of the Self versus the Ethics of Desire'. In: Beyond Spinoza Conference, Goldsmiths. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. 'Anti-Oedipus and the Production of the Subject'. In: The Fourth International Deleuze Conference 'Creation, Crisis, Critique. Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. '‘Mythopoetic Practice’ and ‘Diagrams’'. In: UNSPECIFIED. Trondheim, Norway.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. 'Deleuze and Contemporary Art'. In: Douglas Hynde Gallery. Dublin, Ireland.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. 'Performance Fictions: Case Study, Plastique Fantastique'. In: Critical Art Practice Lectures, Department of Art, Goldsmiths. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. ''Performance Fictions: Towards a Mythopoetic Art Practice (Case Study: Plastique Fantastique)''. In: Case Study: Plastique Fantastique. Teeside University, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2011. ''The Care of the Self versus the Ethics of Desire''. In: Postgraduate seminar series, Royal Academy of Arts Schools. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2010. 'From Stuttering and Stammering to the Diagram: Towards a Minor Art Practice?'. In: Minor Photography: The Case of (Post)Surrealist Photography. University of Leuven, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2010. 'Towards a Mythopoetic Art Practice'. In: The Third International Deleuze Studies Conference ‘Connect, Continue, Create’. University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2009. 'Art Practice between Henri Bergson and Felix Guattari'. In: Postgraduate seminar series, Royal Academy of Arts Schools. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2009. 'Performance Fictions: Towards a Mythopoetic Art Practice'. In: , Performance Fictions Symposium (Birmingham City University: Art-Writing Network). ), Electric Cinema, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. 'The Care of the Self and the Production of the New'. In: The National College of Art and Design. Dublin, Ireland.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. 'Deleuze, Guattari and the Production of the New'. In: The Cultural Theory Institute. University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. ''The Care of the Self and the Production of the New’ and ‘From Stuttering and Stammering to the Diagram: Deleuze, Bacon and Contemporary Art Practice''. In: UNSPECIFIED. Trondheim, Norway.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. 'From Stuttering and Stammering to the Diagram: Deleuze, Bacon and Contemporary Art Practice'. In: symposium on ‘Folie a Deux: Bacon and Deleuze. Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. 'The Production of the New'. In: The First International Deleuze Studies Conference “One or Several Deleuzes?”. Cardiff University, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. 'Seven Moments in a Fiction about Fiction'. In: PhD Guest lecture series. Chelsea College of Art., United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2008. 'Writing on Art/Art as Writing'. In: ‘Fictionalising Practice and Politics’ panel, itself part of ‘Art Criticism Beyond Criticism’ Conference. ICA, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2007. 'Deleuze and Contemporary Art'. In: Postgraduate seminar series, Royal Academy of Arts Schools. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2007. 'Panel discussion on ‘The Future of Art’ for Resonance FM'. In: Freize Art Fair. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2007. 'Art Encounters Deleuze and Guattari'. In: Stanley Pickard Gallery, part of Gest: Future Criticism. University of Kingston, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2007. 'The Production of the New'. In: Gilles Deleuze: Text and Images. University of South Carolina, Colombia.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. 'Deleuzian Aesthetics'. In: Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Copenhagen, Denmark.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. 'Imaging Other Worlds: Mythopoesis and Art Practice'. In: UNSPECIFIED. Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. 'From Aesthetics to Probeheads: Deleuze and Art'. In: Academy of Fine Arts. Vienna, Austria.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. ''Deleuze and Contemporary Art'. In: Postgraduate Seminar Series. University of Reading, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. ''Deleuze, Guattari and Art Practice', What is Philosophy?'. In: Seminar series. University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. 'From Representation to Repetition: Archives and Affects'. In: Triennial Symposium, Tate Britain. London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. ''Traitor Prophets: Mythopoesis and the Programmatic Character of Literature vs. 'Stuttering and Stammering' and the 'Affective-Event''. In: Deleuze and Literature Conference. University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2006. 'Deleuze and Contemporary Art Practice'. In: Aesthetics Lecture series. Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. ''Probeheads for Future Subjectivities''. In: 'The Living Thought of Gilles Deleuze'. Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. 'Dissenting Subjectivities'. In: 'The Ethics and Politics of Indexicaly and Virtuality', CentreCATH. University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. ''From Aesthetics to Probeheads: Deleuze and Contemporary Art''. In: John Russell: Geniess symposium. Norwich School of Art, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. ''Plastique Fantastique''. In: EAST Discourse. Norwich School of Art, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2005. ''The New Moderns''. In: 'The New Moderns?' conference. The Showroom, London., United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2004. 'From Minor Literature to War Machines: Notes Towards a Political Art Practice'. In: Experimenting with Intensities, 3 day international conference on Deleuze. Trent University, Toronto, Canada.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2003. 'Friendship as Community'. In: Communities conference, Trinity & All Saints. University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2003. 'War Machines'. In: Theory Now conference. Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2003. ''Virtualities at the Edge: Gilles Deleuze's Bergsonism vs. Robert Smithson's Mirror Travel''. In: International Association of Philosophy and Literature conference. University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2003. 'The Aesthetics of Affect'. In: MA Fine Art lecture series. Central St Martins, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2002. ''Dissenting Machines''. In: Big Torino Art Biennale Symposium. Turin, Italy.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2002. ''Figuring the Plane of Immanence''. In: Postmodernism and Spirituality. University of Preston, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2001. ''Aesthetics and Affects in Art History''. In: Visual Arts lecture series. Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 2000. 'Cultural Studies as Rhizome, Rhizomes in Cultural Studies'. In: Cultural Studies and Interdisciplinarity, Trinity and All Saints College. University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1998. 'Mind the Gap (in Painting)'. In: The Northern Critical Theory Seminar one day conference. The European Studies Research Institute, University of Salford, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1997. 'Angels and Desire'. In: Mind/Culture/Theory Seminar Series at the Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies. The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1997. 'The Death of the Subject: Machines and Meaning'. In: Death and its Concepts two day conference. Centre for Cultural Studies, The University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1996. 'Alien Objects'. In: Thinking Alien, two-day conference. The University of Leeds, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1996. 'Art as Machine: Lines of Force, Lines of Flight'. In: Post-Theory three day conference. School of Humanities, The University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1995. 'Of Angels and Aliens: The Meaning of the Art Object'. In: Culture and Identity: City Nation World four day conference (the second annual Theory, Culture and Society Conference). Berlin Hilton Hotel, Berlin, Germany.

O'Sullivan, Simon D.. 1994. 'Derrida vs Lyotard: The Meaning of Painting'. In: one day conference Theatre, Spectacle and Performance at Whitworth art gallery. The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

Edited Book

Gunkel, Henriette; Hameed, Ayesha and O'Sullivan, Simon D., eds. 2017. Futures and Fictions. London: Repeater. ISBN 9781910924631

Andrews, Jorella G. and O'Sullivan, Simon D., eds. 2013. Visual Cultures as Objects and Affects. Berlin: Sternberg Press. ISBN 9783943365382

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Zepke, Stephen, eds. 2010. Deleuze and Contemporary Art. Edinburgh: Edingburgh University Press. ISBN 978 0 7486 3838 3

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Zepke, Stephen, eds. 2008. Deleuze, Guattari and the Production of the New. London: Continuum. ISBN 9780826499530

Performance

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2018. The Seed Archive Breakout and the Burning of Elon Musk. In: "The Seed Archive Breakout and the Burning of Elon Musk", CGP Gallery, London, United Kingdom, 8 November 2018.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2018. Traitor-Meme. In: "Traitor-Meme", Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom, 5 May 2018.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2017. Past-Future-Catcher-Repeater. In: "Past-Future-Catcher-Repeater", Nun’s Island, Galway, Ireland, 3 November 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2017. Past-Future-Catcher-Repeater. In: "Past-Future-Catcher-Repeater", Res. Gallery, Deptford, United Kingdom, November 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2017. Bi-Son-Oil-Men. In: "Bi-Son-Oil-Men", IMT Gallery, United Kingdom, 27 April 2017.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2016. Bi-Son-Oil-Men. In: "Chemhex Extract", Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2016. Summoning the Bit Coin Fairy. In: "Dark Water", Dilston Grove, London, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2016. Loop Stories that AIs tell their Children. In: "After London", Horse Hospital, United Kingdom.

O'Sullivan, Simon D. and Burrows, David. 2016. Loop Stories that AIs tell their Children. In: "Loop Stories that AIs tell their Children", Mega Stores Mall, The Hague, Netherlands.