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20102020

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Research interests

Visual art, painting, drawing, aesthetics, philosophy of mind and action, ethics, epistemology.

Publications

Journal articles

2018  “Art as Alchemy: the Bildobjekt Interpretation of Pictorial Illusion”, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 76 (2): 225-234

2016  “Deliberation and the First-Person Perspective”, Teorema, XXXV/1: 35-57

Conference proceedings

2019  “Artificial Creativity and Generative Adversarial Networks”, Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, Vol. 11: 781-800

2017  “Pictorial Understanding”, Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, Vol. 9: 694-704

Other writings

2023  encuentros, Luz Carabaño at Hannah Hoffman Gallery

2018  “Lichtmaschine (Generator)”, Akademie [Arbeitstitel] 21.10.2017- 7.2.2018 Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König: 077-078.

Creative Works

Teaching

2023  Invention: Contemporary Theories of Creativity, Imagination, and Creative Work, University of Faroe Islands

2023  Advanced Printmaking (TA), UCLA

2023  Advanced Drawing: Topics in Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Poetics of Opacity (TA), UCLA

2022  Teaching Assistant Training Practicum, UCLA Department of Art

2022  Drawing, UCLA Summer Art Institute (online)

2022  Advanced Printmaking (TA), UCLA

2022  Studio/Research Colloquium in Art, UCLA

2022  Beginning Painting (TA), UCLA

2021  Advanced Painting (TA), UCLA

2021  Theories of Creativity, University of the Faroe Islands

2020  Advanced Painting (TA), UCLA (online)

2020  Advanced Drawing (TA), UCLA (online)

2020  Beginning Painting (TA), UCLA

2019  Aesthetics, University of the Faroe Islands

2019  Perception and Representation, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

2016-17  Introduction to Philosophy, Kambsdal College, Faroe Islands

2016  Aesthetics, University of the Faroe Islands

2014  Scientific Method and Research Ethics (TA), Stockholm University

2012  Knowledge & Reality (tutorials), University of Oxford

2012  General Philosophy (tutorials), University of Oxford

2011   Philosophy of Psychology and Neuroscience (tutorials), Stanford University Programme in Oxford

2011  Philosophy of Mind (tutorials), Stanford University Programme in Oxford

2010  Creativity: Philosophical Issues (tutorials), Stanford University Programme in Oxford

2009  Introduction to Logic (TA), University of Oxford

Education/Academic qualification

MFA Painting and Drawing, University of California at Los Angeles

BPhil Philosophy, University of Oxford

DPhil Philosophy, University of Oxford

MA (Hons) Philosophy, University of St Andrews

External positions

Programme Committee Member to Horizon Europe on behalf of the Faroe Islands, Cluster 2 - Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society, European Commission

10 Mar 2021 → …

Teaching Associate, University of California at Los Angeles

4 Jan 202016 Jun 2023

Short-term fellow, The Warburg Institute

1 Oct 201814 Dec 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

1 Apr 201731 Mar 2019

Visiting researcher, Stockholm University

20142015

Keywords

  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
  • B Philosophy (General)
  • BH Aesthetics

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