Current PhD Students
Biography: Film, video, installation, data, disaster, politics, surveillance, visual culture, algorithms, environmental catastrophe.
Research Interests / Specializations: Art, Artists, Community, Curating. Organizational structure, dynamics and behaviors in Regional Public Art Galleries operated within a parent municipal body.
Sonya De LazerPhD
Research Interests / Specializations: contemporary art, global art market, object studies, contingency
Research Interests / Specializations: digital humanities; online archiving; the digital catalogue raisonné
Research Interests / Specializations: Recontextualization of Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, political use of artists' image in the Renaissance, contemporary South Asian diasporic art and film
Research Interests / Specializations: Sound, experience and performance of human/nonhuman bodies as spatial and social relations.
Biography: Aesthetics of the urban environment, specifically disciplinary architecture in public spaces. Personal interests include popular music, film, and art from the Baroque to the present day.
Research Interests / Specializations: Photography’s intersection with (mis)representations of marginalized peoples and places, mid-20th century American culture and literature, and the archive
Research Interests / Specializations: Contemporary art, new media, installation art, continental philosophy, the sublime, time, space, memory, affect.
Research Interests / Specializations: Film and video and especially essayistic forms, language and image, sound and image, posthumanism, ecology
Research Interests / Specializations: Photography, digital media, identity, performance
Research Interests / Specializations: Histories and theories of photography; theories of representation and viewership; the ethics of archival interventions; intersections of art and esotericism; discourse studies.
Research Interests / Specializations: Intuitive and physical connections between human and nonhuman species, including vegetal and botanical life; concepts of animality and biophilia; methods of drawing, sculpture and experiential/sensorial installation.
Research Interests / Specializations: Conservation, inter-media art, feminism, decolonialism, the more-than-human-world