Dr Geoff Cox
Profiles

Dr Geoff Cox

Associate Professor (Reader) in Fine Art

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

Role

Joint Programme Leader Fine Art

Qualifications

BA, MA (RCA), PhD

Professional membership

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/

Teaching interests

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).

Research interests

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.

Research groups

  • Arts Research Collective

Selected publications. 

// 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.

https://plymouth.academia.edu/GeoffCox

ORCID: 0000-0002-8543-3758

Links

http://www.anti-thesis.net 

http://contemporaneity.au.dk/