Daniel Rourke email: d.rourke@gold.ac.

uk Daniel Rourke Curriculum Vitae Research and Teaching Profile


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Art Writing : writing theory, writing as art practice, ‘the book’ as material, dissemination, writing and the digital, history of the avant garde, experimental poetics Digital media, New Media and web culture : the ‘folk’ web and net art, glitch art, post-internet, the posthuman, cyber culture Critical studies, literary & art theory : history of 20th and 21st Century art, film, literature and critical theory
Education/Qualifications 2009-present PhD Goldsmiths, University of London, Art, Practice-Based Research

2006-2008 2003-2004


Roehampton University, London, Creative and Professional Writing,

Thesis Title: ‘Writing the Human out of the Digital Paradigm’ Supervisors: Professor Yve Lomax, Doctor Edgar Schmitz Successful upgrade to MPhil/completion status: October 8th 2012 Distinction, supervised by Dr Peter Jaeger

Trinity and All Saints College, University of Leeds, Teacher Training (English secondary) University of Leeds, Philosophy

2000-2003 Employment


Qualified Teacher Status #0361329

University Teaching/Lecturing Currently London South Bank University, ’Critical Theories of Digital Media’ for Department of Arts and Media: Visiting Lecturer Currently Kingston University London, Fine Art, Film, Photography, Visiting Lecturer and Dissertation Supervisor 2012-2013 Kingston University London, ‘Writing Contexts’ for History of Art, Design, Film: Visiting Lecturer and Dissertation Supervisor 2010-2012 Goldsmiths, University of London, Art Writing MFA: Teaching assistant and tutor 2010-2011 Goldsmiths, University of London, Art BA Critical Studies: Tutor Writing

Currently Currently Ongoing

Feature writer for Rhizome.org Feature and review writer for Furtherfield.org Portfolio of work at machinemachine.net/portfolio

School Teaching 2013 (Spring) Associate for ‘The Brilliant Club’ 2007-2011

outstanding students in low participation secondary schools)

, (delivering university-style tutorials to groups of

on request)

SMART Teachers, part-time secondary English and Special Needs teaching

(more details

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Daniel Rourke email: d.rourke@gold.ac.uk 2004-2006 Awards May 2013 2011-2012


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Japanese English Teaching Programme (more details on request)

Research Support Award, awarded by Department of Art at Goldsmiths, University of London Research bursary (£12,000 pa), awarded in conjunction with my re-appointment to position of TA and tutor of Art Writing MFA, Goldsmiths, University of London

Publications Journal Essays/Articles Ongoing FurtherField.org, feature and review writer Ongoing Rhizome.org, feature writer 2014 Nooart Journal, ‘LOOPS’ essay and curated GIF piece, January 16th 2014 Transfer Gallery (New York), paired text for Alma Alloro ‘Apophenia’ exhibition, January 4th 2013 Alluvium Journal, ‘On Digital Metaphor’, December 4th 2013 Arcadia Missa Gallery (London) publication, interviews with Dora Budor and Maja Cule, forthcoming November 2013 Transfer Gallery (New York), ‘Glitchometry’, paired text for Daniel Temkin exhibition, forthcoming November 15th 2013 The Design Museum ‘Vestige’ event, ‘A Sci-Fi History of the Present’, essay for event publication curated by South Kiosk, October 24th 2013 Transfer Gallery (New York), ‘New Sculpt’, paired text for LaTurbo Avedon exhibition, July 15th 2013 Afterimage Journal, ‘Falling into the Digital Divide’, feature piece on the work of Hito Steyerl, Vol. 40, No. 5, Feb/Mar 2012 Dandelion Journal, Vol 3., ‘On the Doctrine of the Similar (GIF GIF GIF)’, Spring 2011 Groupe d'Etudes Interdisciplinaires en Arts Britanniques (deux), ‘A Labyrinth (No Minotaur)’, Summer Edition 2011 FuelRCA journal, ‘Thoughts on Art Practice’, July 2011 2011 Texte Zur Kunst, ‘Headless Research’ (collaborative essay), June 2011 edition 2010 rattle journal, ‘The Topology of Movement: Desire, Memory and Inscription’, June 21st Book Contributions 2013 This Mess is a Place (Zoë Mendelson/Wellcome Trust/Artsadmin Arts Project), chapter on hoarding, kipple and the work of artist Song Dong, October 26th 2013 White Review/Lawrence Lek (ed), ‘Pyramid Schemes’ (contributor), May 2nd 2012 BISM (A Zine Object), ‘GIF GIF GIF’, Michaelis Galleries, School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, August 2012 The Art Writing Guild, ‘Idioglossia: An art writing glossary’ (contributor), July 5th 2008 Regolith Works (self published bookwork), ‘This Work’, September 31st Presentations

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Conference Papers 2014 Shimmering World Conference, paper on image resolution and media time, University of Manchester, forthcoming April 25th 2014 College Art Association annual conference, New Media Caucus affiliated panel ‘Exaptation and the Digital Now’, Chicago, February 14th 2013 International Conference on the Image, ‘How GIFs "Language" and What They Might Mean’, University Center Chicago, October 18th-19th 2013 International Conference on Narrative, ‘Narrating Digital Things for Posthuman Ends’ as part of panel, ‘It Shall Have Become: Time and Presentness in Narratives of Digital Process’, Manchester Metropolitan University, June 26th-29th 2012 ASAP/4: Genres of the Present Conference, Royal College of Art, ‘Abject Materialities (an Ontology of John Carpenter’s The Thing)’ as part of panel, ‘Figuring Genre in Contemporary Culture: How to Survive in a Post-Zombie Digital Landscape’, October 4th-6th 2011 Escapologies Symposium, Goldsmiths University of London, ‘Noise; Autonomy; Mutation: A Mark on Crusoe’s Island’, December 5th 2011 Rubbish Symposium, Birkbeck University, ‘On Kipple and Things’, July 30th 2011 Tom McCarthy Conference, Birkbeck University, chair of panel entitled ‘Space’, July 23rd 2011 Flash Symposium, Birkbeck University, ‘On the Doctrine of the Similar (GIF GIF GIF)’, May 25th 2009 Translated Acts Conference, Birkbeck University, ‘Cracks/Paths: From Duchamp to the Archive’, London, November 28th Invited Lectures 2013 ONE YEAR Event, TriTriangle Gallery, Chicago,‘Digital Detritus’, October 19th 2013 Going Digital Workshop, Goldsmiths, University of London, ‘Tools / Ways / Means’, May 1st 2012 GLI.TC/H International Festival 2012, Chicago, ‘Object-Oriented Errors and ‘Friendly’ Things’, December 9th 2011 ‘Open Media’ lecture series, Coventry University: Media and Communications Department, ‘Errors in Things and the ‘Friendly’ Medium’, February 15th Artistic Practice 2014 2013 2013 Artsadmin, ‘A Slip of Freuds’ evening curated by Zoë Mendelson, Performative lecture ‘Paraspace’, February 20th Art Licks Weekend, ‘Robinsonner’ project curated by George Major , performative lecture ‘Robinson Crusoe and the Second Law of Thermodynamics’, October 5th RUN COMPUTER RUN (exhibition), ‘RAWerTunes.exe 10’, digital audio release with 3D object commodities (collaboration with artist Alex Myers), Rua Red, Dublin, Ireland, 24th May – 13th July ‘Camarade’ poetry events organised by Steven Fowler, collaborations with artists/poets at various venues including RichMix, London and Arnolfini, Bristol, February - April Wellcome Trust ‘The Voice’ event, collaborative performance with poet Holly Pester, ‘Speech about Buildings’, March 1st GIFbites.com, an online collaborative platform, ongoing Liverpool Biennial broadcast, collaboration with poet Holly Pester for Mercy UK, ‘Sampling, Acclimatisation, and the ‘Die Hard’ Method’, October 5th

2013 2013 2013 2012

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Daniel Rourke email: d.rourke@gold.ac.uk 2012 2012 2011 2010 2009


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A SHOT TO THE ARSE (exhibition), Michaelis Galleries, School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, ‘Digital Installation’, throughout August/September Audio/noise-art album, ‘RAWTunes.exe 10’, digital audio release (iTunes) June 21st Audio/noise-art single, ‘RAWTunes.exe 10.4.2’, digital audio release (iTunes) June 15th Audio Essay broadcast on 104.4 Resonance FM, London, ‘On Pharaohs, Cults and Parasitism’, May 24th Volatile Dispersal Festival of Art-Writing, Whitechapel Gallery, ‘Speaking about Ants, Superman and Centaurs’, London, 21st November Digital Art Project, ‘GLTI.CH’

Collaboration with artist Kyoung Kim, linking multiple, distant gallery spaces using innovative webstreaming technology, selected events follow
2014 2013 2013 2013 2013 2012 2012 2011 Tactical Glitches exhibition, Sudlab Gallery, Naples, Italy, ‘GLTI.CH WAN Party’, January 14th Crystallize Exhibition, Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo, Old Billingsgate, London, ‘GLTI.CH Portals’, November 4th-6th Part of New Media series at The White Building, London, August - October RCA Community Project, London, August HAPPENING!, Power Lunches, London, ‘GLTI.CH Breaks event the 1st’, May 24th Abandon Normal Devices Festival, Cornerhouse, Manchester, ‘GLTI.CH Karaoke event’, August 30th Goldsmiths MFA final degree show, ‘GLTI.CH Karaoke performance’, July 9th GLI.TC/H Festival 20111, ‘GLTI.CH Karaoke performance-lecture’, Birmingham, November 19th Amsterdam, November 12th Chicago, November 5th Meanwhile Space, London and Mercy, Liverpool, ‘GLTI.CH Karaoke II’, October 27th Meanwhile Space, London, ‘GLTI.CH Karaoke’ connecting Seoul, Kumamoto, London, April

2011 2011

Event Organisation 2012 Whitechapel Gallery day-long symposium, with Bruno Latour’s Programme d'expérimentation en arts et politique and Goldsmiths’Art Writing MFA, ‘Art Writing is a possible form of the liberty of the image’, March 6th Whitechapel Gallery seminar series, with Goldsmiths’ Art Writing MFA and guests,‘Art Writing is an Anthology of Examples’, 2011 - June 7th 2012 Escapologies Symposium, Goldsmiths, University of London, December 5th – 6th Syntax Play, Workshop for Coders and Writers, MadLab, Manchester, July 29th Artist residency (organiser), Chisenhale Gallery, (organisation, planning and implementation of art-writing workshops throughout 2010/2011), October 2010 - June 23rd 2011 ‘Research as Catastrophe’, PhD Symposium, Goldsmiths, University of London, December 6th – 8th

2011-2012 2011 2011 2010- 2011 2010


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Daniel Rourke email: d.rourke@gold.ac.uk Dr Andrea Phillips


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Director of the Doctoral Research Programmes in Fine Art and Curating
Goldsmiths, University of London, SE14 6NW

Chancellor's Fellow, Edinburgh College of Art

andrea.phillips@gold.ac.uk +44 (0)20 7919 7039

Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, EH3 9DF


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