Dr Natasha Lushetich
Contemporary Art Practice, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
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Professor Natasha Lushetich is an artist and theorist. Both her practice and her theoretical work are interdisciplinary; they unfold in the extended fields of intermedia, performance, interventionism and site-specificity exploring the status of sensory experience in cultural knowledge, hegemony, biopolitics, and more recently, disorder and complexity. A founder member of subRosa, she is the recipient of numerous fellowships and residencies such as Fulbright (NYU, New York), Steim (Amsterdam), Noorderzon (Groningen), and ArtsLink (Cleveland & NYC). Her artistic work has been shown in a range of conventional venues such as museums, film and performance festivals in Europe, Asia and the USA, in less conventional venues such as banks and the street, as well as supported by the Arts Council of England; The Mondrian Foundation; The VSB Foundation; The Amsterdam Fund for the Arts; and The Dutch Fund for the Performing Arts, among others.
Professor Lushetich holds a PhD from the University of Exeter and is the author of two books: Fluxus: the Practice of Non-Duality (Rodopi 2014) and Interdisciplinary Performance (Palgrave 2016). She is also co-editor of On Game Structures (Taylor and Francis 2016); editor of The Aesthetics of Necropolitics (Rowman and Littlefield 2018) and editor of Beyond Mind, a special issue of Symbolism, the International Annual of Critical Aesthetics (De Gruyter 2019). Her recent writing has appeared in such cross-disciplinary journals as Artnodes; Contemporary Aesthetics; Environment, Place, Space; Media Theory; Performance Research; Text and Performance Quarterly, TDR, The Journal of Somaesthetics and Total Art Journal and in a number of edited collections. Professor Lushetich has also led two interdisciplinary research projects, the Bridging the Gaps-funded Critical Gaming (2012-13) and the HASS- and Maudsley-funded Spaces of the Mind (2013-2016). She has taught internationally and the recipient of three teaching awards. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an editorial member of the Anthem Series in Critical Thought and Evental Aesthetics.