Dr Geoff Cox
Associate Professor (Reader) in Fine Art
School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)
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.
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.
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).
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
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