TALKS

2022

Creatively Constrained? Negotiating Disability in Visual Art Production: American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting (Portland, November) [Winner of 2022 Irene H. Chayes New Voices Award]

- “#filterdrop”: Attending to Photographic Alterations: Experiencing Visual Images: Interdisciplinary Approaches (London, November)

Hybridized, Influenced, or Evolved? A Typology to Aid the Categorization of Digital Arts: TiLDA Conference (Tilburg, September)

- Beautiful Experiments in Art and Science: The Aesthetic Nature of Scientific Experiments Conference (Cambridge, September)

Automating Aesthetic Choices: How Does AI Affect Human Creativity?: European Society for Aesthetics (Tallinn, June)

- Aesthetic Diversity and AI in Image-making Practice: The Philosophy of Digital Images Conference (Liverpool, June)

- Comments on ‘The Aesthetic Value of Scientific Experiments’ (Milena Ivanova): Virtual Summer Aesthetics Festival (Online, June)

- “Beauty has cognitive significance in science and aids its progress" vs. “Beauty is a systematic bias and its role in scientific reasoning is suspect” (Milena Ivanova): The Dialectic (Cambridge/Online, May)

- AI: Artistic Tool or Collaborator?: Aesthetics Research Centre (Kent/Online, March)

2021

- Automating Aesthetic Choices: How Does AI Affect Human Creativity?: Scottish Aesthetics Form (Online, December)

- Creative Agency as Executive Agency: Grounding the Artistic Significance of Automatic Images [Winner of the John Fisher Memorial Prize]: American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting (Montreal, November)

- Who Authors AI Art? (And Why Does It Matter?): Aesthetics and Ethics in the Digital Age (Cambridge/Online, July)

- Beautiful Experiments: The Aesthetic Nature of Scientific Experiments Workshop (Online, June)

- #filterdrop: Attending to Photographic Alterations: Nordic Society of Aesthetics Conference (Online, May)

2020

- Creative Curating? Displaying Installation Art: American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting (Washington DC/Online due to Covid-19, November)

- Photographic Phenomenology in the Digital Age: Uppsala University Aesthetics Seminar (Online, July)

- Look a Little (Chuck) Closer: Aesthetic Attention and the Contact Phenomenon: Art and Mind (Cambridge, March)

- Computer Says No? Intentionality, Automaticity and Art-Making: Beyond Human, The Aesthetics of Nature and Technology (Kent, February)

- Creatively Constrained? Negotiating Disability in Visual Art Production: Art, Aesthetics and the Medical/Health Humanities (Kent, February)

2019

- Photography and the Contact Phenomenon: British Society of Aesthetics Annual Conference (Oxford, September)

- Photography, Digital Technology, and Hybrid Art Forms: European Society for Aesthetics Annual Conference (Warsaw, June)

- Creative Agency and Co-Working in Art and Science: BSA Connections Pre-Conference Workshop (Bristol, April)

- Automatic Image-Making Processes and Creativity in Art Production: Dubrovnik Philosophy of Art Conference (Dubrovnik, April)

2018

- Hybrid Art Forms and Digital Photography: American Society for Aesthetics Annual Meeting (Toronto, October)

- Creativity and Co-Working in Artistic Practice: Creativity in Art, Mind, and Science Conference (Cambridge, July)

- The Epistemic Value of Photographs in the Age of New Theory: ESA Annual Conference (Maribor, May)

- Is Artistic Agency Affected by Automaticity?: ASA Pacific Division Meeting (Pacific Grove, April)

- Seeing Through Walton’s Jolt: Philosophy In Progress Conference (Nottingham, January)

2017

- Appreciating Hybrid Forms of Photography: BSA Annual Conference (Oxford, September)

- Does a Mechanistic Etiology Reduce Artistic Agency?:10th Annual UAPA Graduate Conference (Albany, April) 

- Does a Mechanistic Etiology Reduce Artistic Agency?: ESA Annual Conference (Berlin, May)