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Education
PhD 1998–2006 Goldsmiths College, University of London: PhD in Philosophy
Thesis: Radical Intoxications: Theory of the Avant-Garde in the Aesthetics of Nietzsche and Benjamin
MA 1995-97 University of Warwick, Coventry: MA in Continental Philosophy
Dissertation: Adorno’s Aesthetics in relation to Kant and Heidegger
MA 1979-82 Royal College of Art, London: MA in Painting

Professional Experience
2017– Coordinator Critical Studies Digital Arts Computing, Goldsmiths College, London
2014– Professor, School of Art, DAAP, University of Cincinnati
2014– Visiting Artist, Mount Royal MFA, MICA
2013-14 Coordinator Critical Studies MFA, Goldsmiths College, London
2012– Lecturer, Critical Studies, Fine Art BA, Goldsmiths College, London
2004–11 Director, School of Art, College of Design, Architecture, Art, & Planning, University of Cincinnati, Ohio
2003-04 Visiting Artist, Sculpture, Painting and Printmaking Departments, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
2002–03 Programme Leader, Fine Art BA, Loughborough University
2000–02 Programme Leader, Painting and Printmaking BA, Loughborough University
2000 Visiting Artist, Ohio State University, Columbus
1997–2000 Senior Lecturer, BA Art & Aesthetics, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

Selected Grants and Fellowships
2017 Ohio Arts Council Excellence Award: Interdisciplinary Media
2015 Ohio Arts Council Excellence Award: Interdisciplinary Media
2012 Ohio Arts Council Excellence Award: Critical Writing
2008–11 Principal Investigator for Getty Foundation Grant
2009–10 Warhol Foundation Creative Capital Art Writers Gran

Selected solo and collaborative exhibitions
2016 Sparrow Come Back Home, ICA, London
Sparrow Come Back Home, Clay Street Press, Cincinnati
A Purposeless Play, with Guillermo Galindo, Wave Pool, Cincinnati, Ohio
2015 Cherry and Lucic, Portland, Oregon
2014 Sparrow Come Back Home, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts (with Carmel Buckley)
Bad Music Seminar 2, performance, The Showroom, London
2011 Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
2010 Morning Star, Country Club Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008 Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2007 State Fare, Wexner Center, Columbus, Ohio
2006 Utopian-Bands, 2kolegas, Beijing
2003 Streets of London, 1000000mph, London (with Peter Lloyd Lewis)
2001 Hippy, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York

Selected group exhibitions
2017 “Citoyens,” Drawing in a Time of Fear and Lies, Hyperallergic, online exhibition
Bad Music Seminar 9: Music From the Heartland, The Colloquium for Unpopular Culture, NYU, New York, April
Bad Music Seminar 10: Becoming Animal, MICA, Baltimore, April
The Nothing That Is, The Carnegie, Covington, KY
2016 Bad Music Seminar 8: Plants and the Music of Utopia, UIC Chicago, Greenhouse and Plant Laboratory, Expanded Art History for Plants, Talk no. 4
Performance of John Cage’s Variations II (with five turntables), Mini Microcinema, Carnegie, Covington, Kentucky
Mistaken Impressions, Root Division, San Francisco
2014 Bad Music Seminar 3: Sex, Murder, Politics, 4: Song Poems and 5: Becoming-Animal, performances, The Horse Hospital, London
2013 Dial Collect, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco
2012 London Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
2011 Utopia, OH, CS13, Cincinnati
Pathway: Drawing In, On and Through the Landscape, The Drawing Center with The Big Screen Project, New York
2010 High Society: Mind-altering drugs in history and culture, Wellcome Collection, London
2009 The Text Show, CS13, Cincinnati
Star Maker, E:ventGallery, London
2008 American Idyll, The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati
Fade To Black, Publico, Cincinnati
2007 UNALINEACONTINUA, Studio Grossetti, Milan
the sneeze 80 x 80, Izilo South Africa National Gallery, Cape Town, and Durban Art Gallery, South Africa
2006 Year_06, Keith Talent Gallery, London
2005 OMap, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
2004 the sneeze 80 x 80, Gallery Gazon Rouge, Athens
2003 15/1(2), 1000000mph, London
2002 Strike, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
2001 Song Poems, Cohan, Leslie & Browne, New York
Big Blue, Century City, Tate Modern
2000 Dream Machines, Camden Arts Centre, London

Selected Bibliography
Skye Sherwin, The Guardian Guide,  “Exhibitions,” Sparrow Come Back Home, 31 December 2016 – 6 January 2017, p 32 
Sophie Hastings, GQ British, in print, review, “Navigator” section, “Carmel Buckley and Mark Harris: Sparrow Come Back Home at the ICA Reading Room,” January 2017, p 124
Gloria Nieto, Trinidad Express, “‘Calypso Dreams’ showcased in London,” December 17th, 2016
Peter Mason, Morning Star, “On the Record, Peter Mason recommends an exhibition of album covers by the legendary Mighty Sparrow which catalogues turbulent times,” Sparrow Come Back Home at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, December 17th, 2016
Amar Ediriwira, Vinyl Factory, “Legendary calypso singer Mighty Sparrow celebrated in new exhibition at the ICA,” December 9th, 2016
Bryony Stone, It’s Nice That, “Carmel Buckley and Mark Harris dissect the album covers of calypso singer Mighty Sparrow,” December 6th 2016
Chris May, Jocks and Nerds, “Brief,” “Sparrow Come Back Home,” Winter 2016, p 23  
Alina Cohen, February 24, 2016, HyperAllergic, review of After the Moment: Reflections on Robert Mapplethorpe
Matt Morris, April 2014, Artforum.com, review of Sparrow Come Back Home, DCCA
Kirsty Ogg, 2012, The London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Nicholas Warner, September 2011, Art Monthly, London, review of The London Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery
Molly Donnermeyer, Matt Morris, Patricia Murphy, Zach Rawe and Eric Ruschman, Aloha Means both Hello and Goodbye, (catalogue), U-turn, Cincinnati, 2011
Will Gompertz, November 10, 2010, BBC TV News at Ten, (High Society) Johnny Davis, “Drugs: the highs and lows”, The Guardian, London, November 5, 2010, (High Society)
Sue Spaid, review of Weston Art Gallery exhibition, artUS, Summer 2008
Gavin Wade, Strike (catalogue), Wolverhampton Art Gallery, 2002 Joe Hill, review of one-person show at Trans Hudson Gallery, Art in America, November 2001
Stephen Hull, Song Poems (catalogue), group show at Cohan, Leslie & Browne, New York, June 2001
Dream Machines, (catalogue) Hayward Galley, London, 2000
Get Together–Art as Teamwork, (catalogue) Kunsthalle, Vienna, 1999
Naturally Art, (catalogue) Kunst in der Stadt, Bregenz, 1999
Stephen Hull, (catalogue) I’m Still in Love with You, 20th Century Women’s Club, Los Angeles, 1999 Ken Johnson, review of Educating Barbie, The New York Times, September 11, 1998 Carol Kino, review of Educating Barbie, Time Out, New York, September 17-24, 1998
Joan Key, Simon Watney, Janis Jefferies and Roy Voss, catalogue for Craft, Richard Salmon Gallery, London, 1997
Lilly Wei, After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting since 1970, (catalogue), The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, April 1997

Selected Publications
“Turntable Materialities,” Seismograf, Denmark, November 2017
Vinyl Terror & Horror, 500 Words, Artforum.com, April 2017
“Intoxicating Painting,” Journal of Contemporary Painting, London, January 2017 
“Strategies of Self-Determination” C21 RECENT HISTORY—An Archive of six collaborative projects by Alison Jones & Milly Thompson, LGP, Coventry, 2016, ISBN 978-1-84600-0591
“The Materiality of Water”, Aesthetic Investigations, Volume 1, Number 1, 2015, http://www.aestheticinvestigations.eu/index.php/journal/issue/view/5
“Mighty Sparrow’s Calypsos”, Sparrow Come Back Home, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, 2015, ISBN 0-9785927-6-X
“Cinema, Studio, Tools”, Proto-tools I, edited by Colm Lally, Event Media Projects Ltd. ISBN 9780957662711
“Theresa Chong”, catalogue essay for Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, March 2013
“Countercultural Intoxication: an Aesthetics of Transformation”, book chapter in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in American Art, 1965-1977, University of Minnesota Press, 2011
here., Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, catalogue essay, 2011
“Marcia Hafif: Glaze Paintings”, catalogue essay for U-turn, Cincinnati, 2011
“Thirty-billon years from now…, catalogue essay for Star Maker, E:vent Gallery, London, 2009
“Chelsea Hotel: March 14, 2008”, book chapter in Marcia Farquhar–12 Shooters, South London Art Gallery, 2009
“Pipilotti Rist’s Music”, catalogue essay for Pipilotti Rist at Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 2009
“Heather Phillipson–The City Rings”, catalogue essay, University of the Arts, London College of Fashion, 2009
“Tony Luensman, Arenas”, catalogue essay for Cincinnati Art Museum, 2007
“Porn, Performance and Objectification: New Forms of Desire”, book chapter in Frozen Tears 3, ARTicle Press, 2007
“Mel Jackson: Made in China”, catalogue essay for Matt’s Gallery, London, 2005
“Suite Amerika: Kafka, Kippenberger and Furniture Row”, Miser & Now, 2004
“Christopher Wool: Image as Noise”, catalogue essay for Camden Art Centre, 2004

Selected conference papers
“The Imagery of Intoxicating Music,” Sound-Image Colloquium, London November 2017
“Calypso Soundscapes: intimate acoustics and defiant language in Kamau Brathwaite and Mighty Sparrow,” Caribbean Insecurities, The British Library, June 2017
“Shimmer” in Painters Out of Work: Remodeling Late Modernism, with Alison Green and Michael Corris, Royal College of Art, February 2017, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAK66-tBVgA
Sound Art Matters, Aarhus, Denmark, “Turntable Materialities”, 2016,  https://vimeo.com/174838461
International Zizek Studies Conference, Materialism and Materiality, University of Cincinnati, 2016
American Society for Aesthetics, Philadelphia, 2015, paper titled “Orpheus in the Artworld: the consensus of jumbled intentionalities in contemporary practice”
CRISAP conference, LCC, London, 2014, paper titled “The Materiality of Water: Annea Lockwood, Hildegard Westerkamp and Jana Winderen”
Hallucinatory Theatres Symposium, Goldsmiths, 2014, paper titled “Benjamin’s Hashish Protocols”
Proto-tools I seminar, Flat-Time House, London, 2014, paper titled “Cinema, Studio, Tools”
College Art Association Annual Conference, 2007, New York, session title: The Field of Abstraction and the Thickness of Paint; Paper: “Electric Orange Paisley”
Whitworth Gallery, Manchester, 2003, conference Fantasy Space: Surrealism and Architecture; Paper: “Aragon in the Arcades”
Camden Arts Centre, London, 2001, gallery talk on Gordon Matta-Clark and Mary Heilmann in the context of 1970s New York
Camden Arts Centre, London, 2000, speaker on panel discussing exhibition Dream Machines

Selected Panels chaired/organized
ICA, London, December 2016, Sparrow Calypso Genius, speakers: Joan Anim-Addo, Anthony Joseph, Mykaell Riley 
University of Cincinnati, 2011, organizer and principal investigator for symposium Nam June Paik and the Conservation of Video Sculpture; speakers included Tobias Berger, Lisa Dorin, Chrissie Iles, Joanna Phillips, Glenn Wharton, Alan Rath, Julia Scher, Siebren Versteeg
University of Cincinnati, 2010, organizer and principal investigator for Nam June Paik Round Table; speakers included Bill Horrigan, Bruce Jenkins, Paola Morsiani, Raphaela Platow, Carl Solway, Jud Yalkut

Selected Exhibitions Curated
here., Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, 2011 (curated Cincinnati region selection)
Star Maker, E:vent Gallery, London, 2009 (curated with David Burrows)
Once Upon A Time In The Midwest, University of Cincinnati, Reed Gallery, 2007
Bad Drawing: malevolent, misbehaving, misunderstood, University Galleries on Sycamore, Cincinnati, 2006
Dumbfounded, Battersea Arts Centre, London, 1999, artists included Yinka Shonibare, Susan Hiller, Nick Bolton, Janette Parris, Leila Galloway, Phyllida Barlow, (curated with Alison Green and Carmel Buckley)
Educating Barbie, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, 1998, artists included Mary Ellen Carroll, Cheryl Donegan, Graham Durward, Kirten Mosher, Louise Lawler, Jim Shaw, (curated with Peter Lloyd Lewis)

Selected Artist Residencies
2008 Critic in Residence, Bau Foundation, Otranto, Italy
2005 Long March Project International Residency, Beijing