Amelia Jones

The Photographic, the Logic of New Media, and the Posthuman Subject

March 21, 2007, 12:00 pm   » 

Amelia Jones is Professor and Pilkington Chair in Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Manchester. She has written numerous articles in anthologies and journals and has organized exhibitions with accompanying catalogues, including Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party in Feminist Art History (1996). Jones co-edited the anthology Performing the Body/Performing the Text with Andrew Stephenson (1999), edited the volume Feminism and Visual Culture Reader (Routledge Press, 2003), and has published the books Postmodernism and the En-Gendering of Marcel Duchamp (1994), Body Art/Performing the Subject (1998), and Irrational Modernism: A Neurasthenic History of New York Dada (2004). Her edited anthology A Companion to Contemporary Art Since 1945, a handbook and intellectual survey, includes 27 original essays and is just out from Blackwell Press. Her book Self Image: Technology, Representation, and the Contemporary Subject, on artists’ use of technologies of representation to interrogate the boundaries of the self, is just out from Routledge Press. Jones has received ACLS, NEH, and Guggenheim fellowships.

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