Staff in the Department of Visual Cultures

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Dr Alice Andrews

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Alice considers the representations of biology and illness in various visual, literary and scientific narratives.

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Dr Jorella Andrews

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A trained fine artist, Jorella’s theoretical work focuses on philosophical inquiry, the image-world, and art practice.

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Dr Bridget Crone

Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Bridget’s work concerns technologies of/and the body and image in curatorial theory, philosophy, and art practice.

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Dr Jenny Doussan

Lecturer in Visual Cultures & Curator, Constance Howard Gallery
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Jenny is interested in the convergence and experience of language and image in art, media and politics.

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Elvira Dyangani Ose

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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As a curator and academic, Elvira studies the relationship between global arts, post-colonial and museum studies.

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Kodwo Eshun

Lecturer In Aural And Visual Culture
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Kodwo specialises in art and critical theory, referencing post-war liberation movements and contemporary musicality.

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Dr. Janna Graham

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Janna is a practice-based researcher, operating between curatorial practice and experimental education and research.

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Dr Catherine Grant

Associate Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures and Senior Lecturer (Critical Studies) in Art
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Catherine is currently researching the re-enactment of histories of feminism in contemporary art.

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Dr S. Ayesha Hameed

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Ayesha explores contemporary borders and migration, critical race theory, and visual cultures of the Black Atlantic.

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Dr. Adnan Madani

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Adnan is interested in philosophies of globalisation, religious/secular life and intercultural encounter.

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Dr Jean-Paul Martinon

Reader in Visual Cultures
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Jean-Paul teaches curatorial theory and continental philosophy and is currently writing on curating and ethics.

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Dr Sam McAuliffe

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Sam’s research is in modern European philosophy and critical theory, with an emphasis on art and aesthetics.

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Dr Helge Mooshammer

Visiting Tutor
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Helge focusses on the entanglement of artistic and spatial practices across social, political and economic landscapes.

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Dr Louis Moreno

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Louis explores the spatial relationships and political economic forces that shape forms of everyday life.

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Peter Mörtenböck

Visiting Tutor in Visual Cultures and Professor of Visual Culture in the Architecture School at Vienna University of Technology
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Peter has research interests in the fields of networked cultures, other markets and worlds of matter.

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Dr Stefan Nowotny

Lecturer in Curatorial Knowledge
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A trained philosopher, Stefan focusses on political theory, and the linguistic and social complexities of translation.

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Professor Simon O'Sullivan

Professor of Art Theory and Practice
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Simon is a theorist and artist working at the intersection of contemporary art practice, performance and philosophy.

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Brendan Prendeville

Senior Lecturer
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Brendan’s research interests concern phenomenology, Henri Bergson, and the themes of embodiment and selfhood.

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Dr Manuel Ramos-Martinez

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Manuel’s work engages with the interrelation between the political and the image/sound pair.

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Dr Wood Roberdeau

Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures / Head of Department
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Wood’s ongoing work concentrates on art theory and practice that addresses ecological and environmental concerns.

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Professor Irit Rogoff

Professor of Visual Cultures
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Irit champions work from outside of traditional disciplines in the search for new understandings of the present.

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Dr Emily Rosamond

Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Emily’s research explores the implications of financialization and metrification for online identity and selfhood.

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Astrid Schmetterling

Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Astrid focusses on the relationship of culture to memory, between the act of bearing witness and the act of making art.

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Dr Susan Schuppli

Director & Reader in the Centre for Research Architecture
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Susan uses media artefacts in her investigative processes to explore contemporary conflict and state violence.

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Dr Lynn Turner

Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures and Programme Leader of the MA in Contemporary Art Theory
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Lynn explores how animal and sexual differences matter in visual and aural culture.

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Professor Eyal Weizman

Professor of Spatial & Visual Cultures
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In his research, Eyal forensically examines human rights violations using architectural, visual and aural techniques.

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Dr Nicole Wolf

Senior Lecturer in Visual Cultures
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Nicole’s current research interests derive from anthropology, film studies, politics and postcolonial theory.

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Anthony Faramelli

Lecturer and Co-Programme Leader BA Fine Art and History of Art
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Dr Anthony Faramelli is a psychosocial researcher and practitioner