Dr Geoff Cox
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Dr Geoff Cox

Associate Professor (Reader) in Fine Art

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)

Role

Geoff Cox, PhD, is Associate Professor/Reader in Fine Art at Plymouth University (UK) and Associate Professor/Lektor in Digital Design and Information Studies at Aarhus University (DK), currently engaged (with Jacob Lund) on a research project The Contemporary Condition funded by The Danish Research Council.

Qualifications

BA, MA (RCA), PhD

Roles on external bodies

Member of Contemporary Aesthetics & Technology research programme, Aarhus University, DK.

Co-editor (with Jacob Lund), The Contemporary Condition book series, published by Sternberg Press in partnership with ARoS Aarhus Art Museum.

Co-editor (with Christian Ulrik Andersen), APRJA, a peer-reviewed journal about […], open access online journal, Aarhus/Berlin: Aarhus University/transmediale.

Co-editor (with Joasia Krysa), DATA browser book series, London: Open Humanities Press (formerly published by Autonomedia).

Trustee, Kahve-Society, registered educational charity, London.

Advisor, The Atlantic Project, Plymouth.

Advisor, Exhibition Research Lab, Liverpool John Moores University.

Teaching interests

Artistic Research; Contemporary Art practice and Curating; Cultural theory; Digital Culture; Software Studies.

Staff serving as external examiners

MA Digital Culture (from 2017-2018) and MA Computational Media (from 2018-2019), Goldsmiths, University of London.

PhD examinations: 9 external (Aarhus, Goldsmiths, Helsinki, Kingston, Middlesex, Northumbria, Bournemouth, Huddersfield, University of the Arts London); 1 MPhil (Goldsmiths).

Research interests

Software studies, computational culture and post-digital aesthetics, artistic research, contemporary art and curatorial practice, live coding and machine vision.

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

8 PhD completions (Aarhus, Plymouth, Westminster); 1 MPhil (Plymouth).

Completions as DoS:
James Charlton, PhD (University of Plymouth) - Catch | Bounce: Towards a relational ontology of the digital in art practice (2017)
Winnie Soon, PhD (Aarhus University) - Executing Liveness: An examination of the live dimension of code inter-actions in software (art) practice (2017)
Magda Tyzlik-Carver, PhD (Aarhus University) - Curating in/as Commons: curating and computational culture (2016)
Andrew Prior, PhD (Aarhus University - Mediality is Noise: The onto-epistemology of noise, media archeology and post-digital aesthetics (2015)

Grants & contracts

2015-18. FKK Danish Research Council, The Contemporary Condition, at Aarhus University, co-PI (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

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Cox GF & Lund J 2017 'Contemporary Conditions are Badly Known' Acoustic Space 16, Publisher Site PEARL
Cox GF 2015 'Crítica de la violencia software' Concreta 5, 28-39 Publisher Site PEARL
Books
Cox G; Lund J 2017 A Slow, Contemporary Violence: Damaged Environments of Technological Culture. Berlin Sternberg Press The Contemporary Condition 3 Publisher Site PEARL
Cox G; Lund J 2017 The Contemporary Condition: Introductory Thoughts on Contemporaneity and Contemporary Art. Berlin Sternberg Press The Contemporary Condition 1 Publisher Site PEARL
Cox G; Lund J 2016 The Contemporary Composition. 2 Berlin Sternberg Press The Contemporary Condition Publisher Site PEARL
Cox GF 2015 Real-time for Pirate Cinema. Ljubljana Aksioma - Institute for the Contemporary Art, Ljubljana Publisher Site PEARL
Cox G, Brisley S & Balcioglu M 2014 01.01.CM. Aarhus Antipyrine Publisher Site PEARL
Cox GF; Bazzichelli T 2013 Disrupting Business: art and activism in times of financial crisis. New York Autonomedia Data Browser 5 Publisher Site PEARL
Cox G 2013 Speaking Code Coding as Aesthetic and Political Expression. Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press Software Studies Publisher Site PEARL
Cox G 2011 David Link – Machine Heart. Ostfildern Hatje Cantz Documenta 13: 100 Notizen – 100 Gedanken 37 Publisher Site PEARL
Chapters
Cox GF & Riis M 2018 '(Micro)Politics of Algorithmic Music: Towards a Tactical Media Archaeology' in Dean R; McLean A The Oxford Handbook of Algorithmic Music Oxford Oxford Handbooks 603-626 Publisher Site PEARL
Cox GF 2017 'RuntimeException()' in Snodgrass E; Pritchard H; Tyzlik-Carver M Executing Practices New York Autonomedia 51-62 PEARL
Cox GF, Malevé N & Murtaugh M 2015 'Archiving the Data Body' in Parikka J; Krysa J Writing and Unwriting (Media) Art History: Erkki Kurenniemi in 2048 Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press 125-142 Publisher Site PEARL
Cox GF 2015 'Generator' in Shanken E Systems Cambridge, Mass. MIT Press 186-189 Publisher Site PEARL
Cox GF 2015 'Postscript on the post-digital and the problem of temporality' in Berry D; Dieter M Postdigital Aesthetics: Art, Computation and Design Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan 151-162 Publisher Site , DOI PEARL
Cox GF & McLean A 2014 'Not Just for Fun' in Goriunova O Fun and Software Exploring Pleasure, Paradox and Pain in Computing Bloomsbury Publishing USA 157-173 Publisher Site PEARL
Knahl MH & Cox G 2011 'Freedom, control, security: Current and future implications for internet governance' Virtual Community Building and the Information Society: Current and Future Directions 237-248 , DOI
Cox G & Krysa J 2005 'System Error: Economies of cultural production in the network society' New Practices-New Pedagogies: A Reader 13-21 , DOI
Internet Publications
Cox G, Ganesh MI, Gil-Fournier A, Herrie MB, Hill J, House B, Jones N, Skinner S, Young D & Anon 2017 'A Peer-Reviewed Journal about Machine Research' PEARL
Cox GF 2016 'Ways of Machine Seeing' PEARL
Doran A, González PRV, Jones N, Sützl W, Schiølin K, Sivanesan S, Sollfrank C, Søndergaard MLJ & Zetel T 2016 'A Peer-Reviewed Journal about Excessive Research' PEARL
Charlton J, Howe DC, Olsen LM, Ridgway R, Rossiter N, Samson A, Soon W, Stoyanova M & Zehle S 2015 'A Peer-Reviewed Journal about Datafied Research' PEARL
Allen J, Andersen CU, Bosma J, Bruno C, Charlton J, Chattopadhyay B, Cox G, Cramer F, Fritsch J & Jackson R 2014 'A Peer-Reviewed Journal about Post-Digital Research' PEARL

Links

Personal website: http://www.anti-thesis.net

Current research project: http://contemporaneity.au.dk/

For other publications see: https://plymouth.academia.edu/GeoffCox

ORCID details: 0000-0002-8543-3758