VANESSA BRASSEY

I am fascinated by what visual culture reveals about the changing nature of our rich, shamelessly emotional and social viewpoint on the world. 

After stumbling into a philosophy research seminar in Senate House a few years ago I decided to take a part-time MA in Philosophy at King's College London. Like so many others, I became hooked. I now teach philosophy at King's College while completing my PhD  (part-time) investigating the expression of emotion in art. I'm involved with an organisation you can find through @PhilosophyArts on Twitter. The purpose of PhilosophyArts is to build constructive collaborations between academic philosophers and professional artists. To this end, we do live events (at the Tate Modern, Tate Britain, The Photographers Gallery, The National Gallery, Bush House, The Institute of Psychoanalysis), run a residency programme for artists, interview artists about their practice and in relation to ongoing puzzles in the philosophy of art, and so on. More information can be found here.

What Makes Us Human? @ Tate Britain

The Gaze, seminar @ Tate Britain

The Body, seminar @ Tate Britain

Anxiety, seminar @ Tate Britain

@philosophyarts (Art|Philosophy)
Migration, Meaning, Time: CPVA Artists in Residence. Bush House Arcade, London

Exhibition: 1000-1700 Weekdays, Tue 26th Feb – Fri 22nd March (Free)

Opening and Talks: Tue 26th Feb 1800-2000

Films on vimeo

Philosophy of Art: King's College London

Panel Discussion: Artists and Philosophy

Kenny Hunter on Hegel

Hester Reeve on Bohm Dialogue

Artist Interview: Noemi Lakmaier

 

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