Co-Director of CSNI & Associate Professor
Geoff Cox is Associate Professor at London South Bank University (from Sept 2019) with a research interest in software studies and contemporary aesthetics. He is currently engaged (with Jacob Lund) on a research project The Contemporary Condition at Aarhus University, funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research. As part of this, in 2016, he published The Contemporary Condition: Introductory Thoughts on Contemporaneity and Contemporary Art (with Jacob Lund) as the first in a series of small co-edited books published by Sternberg Press.
He co-runs a yearly workshop/publication in collaboration with transmediale festival for art and digital culture in Berlin (since 2012), and is co-editor of the associated open access online journal APRJA (with Christian Ulrik Andersen). He is also co-editor of the open access DATA browser book series (published by Open Humanities Press; with Joasia Krysa). He wrote Speaking Code: coding as aesthetic and political expression (MIT Press 2013; with Alex McLean), and amongst other things is currently working on a multi-authored book project about live coding (with Alan Blackwell, Emma Cocker, Thor Magnusson and Alex McLean), a book on aesthetic programming (with Winnie Soon), and a collaborative research project on machine seeing (with colleagues at University of Cambridge, and others).