Personal profile

Biography

Senior Lecturer in Photography. Studied sculpture at Central School of Art, Fine Art at Central St Martins and completed a PhD in Philosophy at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2005.

Availability/Office Hours

Full-Time. Teaches Monday- Thursday  
Office Hours - Monday - 14.00- 15.00pm, Wednesday - 14.00-15.00pm Thursday 10.00-12.00pm

Responsibilities

Programme Convenor and UCU Health and Safety Officer

Qualifications

BA (hons) Fine Art (Sculpture)
MA Fine Art
PhD Philosophy

Research interests

Continental Philosophy; particularly, Heidegger, Derrida and Deleuze.
Photography.
Contemporary Art; particularly installation and time-based work.
Film; particularly Andrei Tarkovsky and Sergei Paradjanov

Research projects

2019-23 Thinking Place: Five Philosophers' Hut exhibition and publication at Oxford House Gallery London and Gallery in Sir David Bell Media Centre, University of Roehampton, SW15 5PH 

 

2018 (November) Paper given at Terror on Tour – Anthroposcreams, Desert(ed) Destinations & Wilding Weather...Wish You Were Here conference at HEAD, Geneva. Paper entitled, The cabin in the woods – Ted Kaczynski’s anti-technology agenda, the aftermath of the Unabomber campaign and the afterlife of an architectural artefact. 

2018 (October) Paper given at symposium“INSIDE THE MACHINES, A symposium devoted to Machines à penser: Architecture, Art, Philosophy” at Fondazione Prada Gallery, Venice. Paper entitled, Thinking Place- Heidegger at Todtnauberg and Wittgenstein at Skjolden. 

2018 (May-November) Three works exhibited in the Machines à Penser exhibition at the Fondazione Prada, Venice

2018 (May) Thinking Place – Heidegger at Todtnauberg and Wittgenstein at Skjolden, in Machine à Penser catalogue, Fondazione Prada

2018 (May) The Time of the Walk –  Using Paul Celan’s Poem Todtnauberg as a Field Guide to Walking the Heidegger Rundweg at Todtnauberg.Time, Space and Mobility, IRF Press  Fundacja Interdisciplinary Research Foundation

2016 (November) Book chapter entitled, Place as Palimpsest  Paul Celan and Martin Heidegger and the Haunting of Todtnauberg  included in: Haunted Landscapes: Super-Nature and the Environment  (edited by Ruth Heholt & Niamh Downing) Series: Place, Memory, Affect Series Editors: Neil Campbell & Christine Berberich Publishers: Rowman and Littlefield International.

2016 (April) Exhibition at Oxford House Gallery, Derbyshire Street London entitiled Thinking Place- Reimagining Wittgenstein's Hut

2016 (January) Gave paper at MeCCSA conference at Canterbury Christchurch University. Paper Entitled, Thinking Place - Reimagining Wittgenstein's Hut at Skjolden, Norway.  

2014 (October) Gave paper at Of The Earth confernece at University of Plymouth. Paper entitled, Thinking Place- Wittgenstein at Skjolden.

2014 (March) Gave Paper at Haunted Landscapes conference at University of Falmouth. Paper entitled, Place as Palimpsest: Paul Celan and Martin Heidegger and the Haunting of Todtnauberg.  

2013 (June) Paper give at On Walking conference at University of Sunderland. Paper entitled, The Heidegger Rundweg at Todtnauberg.

2012 (May) Gave paper at Affective Landscapes conference at University of Derby. Paper entitled,  Landscape, Terrain and Heimat – Heidegger at Todtanuberg

2011 (November) Gave paper at Shorelines and Shadows conference at University of Reading. Paper entitled, The Other and the Labyrinth - The Monster at the Heart of Mark Z. Danielewski’s Novel, House of Leaves.

 2009 (June) Paper given at 'Photography, Archive and Memory' symposium at Roehampton University London

2007 (Nov/Dec)Installation and photographic piece as part of 'Distance' group show at the APT Gallery, Deptford London UK.
2007 (Feb)Paper given at NALN conference, at Tate Britain London UK.
2006 (Dec)Paper given at SRHE conference, Beyond Boundaries in Brighton UK.
2005 (Nov)Installation for exhibition, 'A Haunting' at Manchester University, Manchester UK.
2001 (May)Paper given for 'The Performance of Place' Conference at the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston: Paper entitled, The Unheimlich Manoeuvre - Mapping the Retentive in Gordon Matta-Clark's architectural interventions.

Professional affiliations

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

Teaching

Photography - History and Theory.
Contemporary Art - History and Theory.
Film - History and Theory. Continental Philosophy

Keywords

  • B Philosophy (General)
  • NA Architecture
  • NB Sculpture
  • PT Germanic literature