Natasha Lushetich is Professor of Contemporary Art & Theory at the University of Dundee, Scotland. Her research is interdisciplinary and focuses on intermedia, biopolitics and performativity, the status of sensory experience in cultural knowledge, hegemony, disorder and complexity. She is the author of two books: Fluxus: the Practice of Non-Duality (Rodopi 2014) and Interdisciplinary Performance (Palgrave 2016). She is also editor of The Aesthetics of Necropolitics (Rowman and Littlefield 2018), Beyond Mind, a special issue of Symbolism (De Gruyter 2019), and Big Data – A New Medium? (Routledge 2020).
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