Dr Geoff Cox
Associate Professor (Reader) in Fine Art
School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)
Joint Programme Leader Fine Art
BA, MA (RCA), PhD
Society for Artistic Research
Roles on external bodies
Member of Contemporary Aesthetics & Technology research programme, Aarhus University, DK. http://cc.au.dk/en/research/research-programmes/contemporary-aesthetics-and-technology/
Co-editor (with Jacob Lund), The Contemporary Condition book series, published by Sternberg Press in partnership with ARoS Aarhus Art Museum. http://contemporaneity.au.dk/book-series/
Co-editor (with Christian Ulrik Andersen), APRJA, a peer-reviewed journal about […], open access online journal, Aarhus/Berlin: Aarhus University/transmediale. http://www.aprja.net/
Co-editor (with Joasia Krysa & Anya Lewin), DATA browser book series, New York: Autonomedia, New York. http://data-browser.net/
Trustee, Kahve-Society, registered educational charity, London. http://www.kahve-society.org/
Artistic Research; Contemporary Art and Curating; Cultural theory; Digital Culture; Software Studies.
Staff serving as external examiners
PhD examinations: 8 external (Goldsmiths, Helsinki, Kingston, Middlesex, Bournemouth, Huddersfield, University of the Arts London); 1 MPhil (Goldsmiths).
Software Studies; Digital Culture; Contemporary Art and Curating; Artistic Research.
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
8 PhD completions (Aarhus, Plymouth, Westminster), 4 as DoS; 1 MPhil (Plymouth).
Grants & contracts
2015-18. FKK Danish Research Council, The Contemporary Condition, at Aarhus University, co-principal investigator (with Jacob Lund), 6.2 million DKK
2011-14. Aarhus University Ideas Grant, Disruptive Innovation in Art, Activism and Business, co-investigator, 500,000 DKK
Creative practice & artistic projects
// Selected exhibitions - curated (from 2009)
11/2014. Part of curatorial team for Human Futures, Media Architecture Biennial, Aarhus, Denmark.
09-12/2014. Part of curatorial collective for Aarhus Rapport: Avantgarde as Network (or, the politics of the ultralocal), with Joasia Krysa, Lars Bang Larsen et al, Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark.
2007-2013. Curated online projects for Arnolfini, Bristol.
02/2012. Antisocial Notworking, for The Social Contract, Artefact Festival, STUK kunstcentrum, Leuven, Belgium.
12/2009-02/2010. Craftivism, co-curated exhibition with Zoe Shearman & Anne Coxon, Arnolfini, Bristol.
11/2008-01/2009. Supertoys, co-curated exhibition with Nav Haq and Tom Trevor, Arnolfini, Bristol.
// Selected exhibitions
09-12/2014. World in Motion: Films from the Collection of Museum of Ordure, as part of Aarhus Rapport: The Avantgarde as Network (or, the Politics of the Ultralocal), Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark.
06-09/2012. Notes towards the complete works of Shakepeare by Sulawesi Crested Macaques from Paignton Zoo, as part of The Worldly House an archive compiled by Tue Greenfort for dOCUMENTA (13) in recognition of the work and ideas of Donna Haraway.
09-11/2011. Museum of Ordure (#ordure in collaboration with Les Liens Invisibles), as part of Museum Show, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK.
// Public collections
Documenta Archiv; Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris.
- Arts Research Collective
// Authored/co-authored books (since 2009)
Geoff Cox & Jacob Lund. The Contemporary Condition: Introductory Thoughts on Contemporaneity and Contemporary Art. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2016. 48pp.
Geoff Cox. Real-time for Pirate Cinema. (English and Slovenian). Ljubljana: Aksioma / Brescia: Link Editions. 2015. 14pp.
Museum of Ordure. 01.01.CM - Collection of Museum of Ordure. Aarhus: Antipyrine, 2014. 272pp.
Geoff Cox (Code by Alex McLean, Foreword by Franco Berardi Bifo). Speaking Code: Coding as Political and Aesthetic Expression. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2013. 168pp.
Geoff Cox. Antithesis: The Dialectics of Software Art. Aarhus: DARC/Aarhus University, 2010. pp. 232.