Timotheus Vermeulen

Timotheus Vermeulen

Visiting Professor Dr.

Mail: t.vermeulen@let.ru.nl

Tel: +43 (316) 873 - 6778

Timotheus Vermeulen is assistant professor in Cultural Theory at the Radboud University Nijmegen, where he also co-directs the Centre for New Aesthetics. He is one of the founding editors of the academic arts and culture webzine Notes on Metamodernism. Vermeulen is joint editor of a forthcoming collection on metamodernism, and author of two books on suburban cultures. He frequently writes on contemporary aesthetics, art, film and television for various journals and magazines, amongst others The Journal of Aesthetics and Culture, Screen, Monu, E-Flux, Frieze, Texte Zur Kunst and MetropolisM. He also acts as curatorial advisor, most recently for the Notes on Metamodernism shows at the Moscow Biennial and the MAD Museum New York, and the Discussing Metamodernism exhibition at Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin.

From March to July 2016, Timotheus Vermeulen is a visiting professor at the AKK, teaching a master studio on metamodernism.

 

Selected publications

 

Books

–  Gibbons, A., R. van den Akker and T. Vermeulen (eds.), Metamodernism: Historicity, affect, depth. London: Rowman & Littlefield, forthc., 2017.

– Anmerkungen zur Metamoderne, with Robin van den Akker, transl. Elias Wagner (Hamburg: Edition Uhlenhorst, 2015)

– Scenes from the Suburbs (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014)

– New Suburban Stories, ed. with Martin Dines (London/New York: Bloomsbury 2013)

 

Articles in journals

– ‘The New Depthiness’, E-Flux Journal 61 (2015).

– with Robin van den Akker, ‘Utopia, sort of – a case study in metamodernism’, Studia Neophilologica (2014), pp. 1-13.

– with Gry Rustad, ‘Watching Television with Jacques Rancière: US Quality TV, Mad Men, and the late cut’, Screen 54.3 (Autumn 2013), pp. 341-354.

– with Robin van den Akker, ‘Notes on metamodernism’, Journal of Aesthetics and Culture 2 (2010), pp. 1-13.

    Re-published in D. Rudrum and N. Stavris (eds.), Supplanting the Postmodern: An Anthology of Writings on the Arts and Culture of the Early 21st Century. London: Bloomsbury, in press 2015.
    Translated in Mandarin, German and Estonian, with Czech and Farsi translations forthcoming.

 

Chapters in books

– ‘Postmodernism’, in E. Rothenbuhler (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, in press 2016.

– ‘Poststructuralism’, in E. Rothenbuhler (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, in press 2016.

– ‘Todd Haynes’, in J. Berra (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: American Independent Vol. 3. Bristol: Intellect/Chicago: University of Chicago Press, in press 2016.

– ‘Todd Solondz’, in J. Berra (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: American Independent Vol. 3. Bristol: Intellect/Chicago: University of Chicago Press, in press 2016.

– ‘Snap!’, In E. Neilson & P. Luckraft (Eds.), Zabludowicz Collection: 20 Years. London: Zabludowicz Art Projects, pp. 84-88,

– ‘Thoughts on the space of contemporary sculpture, or: stringing along’, J. Heiser and E. Grubinger (eds.), Materiality in Times of Immateriality. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2015, pp. 29-34.   

– ‘The YBAs are Dead! Long Live the YBAs’, H. Folkerts, C. Lindner, M. Schavemaker (eds.), Facing Forward: Art & Theory from a Future Perspective. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2015, pp. 156-160.

– ‘Aesthetics and the as-if’, H. Slager (ed.), Experimental Aesthetics. Utrecht: Metropolis M Books, 2014, pp. 42.46.  

– ‘As if’, James Elkins & Harper Montgomery (eds), Beyond The Aesthetic and the Anti-Aesthetic (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2013)
, pp. 167-170

– with James Whitfield, ‘Arrested Developments’, J. Jacobs & S. Peacock (eds), Television: Aesthetics and Style (London: Bloomsbury Press, 2013), pp. 103-112.

– ‘Quality TV and Independent Cinema’, in John Berra (ed.), Directory of World Cinema Vol 2: American Independent. Bristol: Intellect/Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013, pp. 31-35

– with Gry Rustad, ‘Temporality and Temps Mortality in Mad Men, The Wire and Arrested Development’, in Melissa Ames (ed.), Television and Temporality (University of Missisipi Press 2012), pp. 153-164.

– with Robin van den Akker, ‘Metamodernism, history, and the story of Lampe’, R. MagShamrain & S. Strumper-Krobb (eds.), After Postmodernism (2011), pp. 25-40.

– ‘The Suburbs’, in John Berra (ed.), Directory of World Cinema: American Independent (Bristol: Intellect/Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010)

 

Features in magazines

– Vermeulen, T. ‘The art bubble’. TANK Magazine 8:7 (2016), pp.

– Vermeulen, T. ‘Europe, why so serious? The problem of the pan-European sitcom’, Frieze 172 (2015), p. 19.

– Vermeulen, T. ‘What we talk about when we talk about place and space’, Frieze 171 (2015), pp. 200-203.

– Vermeulen, T. ‘Focus: Oscar Santillan’, Frieze 167 (November-December 2014), pp. 120-121.

– with Rosi Braidotti, ‘Borrowed Energy’, Frieze 165 (September 2014), pp. 130-33.

– with Robin van den Akker, ‘Art Criticism and Metamodernism’, Art Pulse 19.3 (2014), pp. 22-27.

– ‘Public Enemy: Machiavellian Scheming and Political Drama’, Frieze 163 (May 2014), pp. 45-47.

– Monika Stricker: ‘Something else, all the same’, Frieze D/E (March 2014)

– ‘Ways of Knowing: The Sculptures, Installations and Drawings of Diango Hernandez’, Frieze (November 2013)

– with Robin van den Akker, ‘“Een Verlangen naar Oprechtheid”’, De Groene Amsterdammer (05.09.2013), pp. 36-39

– ‘School of Thought – Interview with Galit Eilat’, Frieze D/E (June 2013)

– ‘Future Fictions’, Frieze (May 2013)

– ‘Little Women’, Frieze (April 2013)

– ‘Düsseldorf Renaissance’, Frieze D/E (Feb 2013)

– ‘The New Stedelijk’, Frieze (Nov. 2012)

– with Dan Fox, Nils Norman, Anton Vidokle and Sharon Zukin, ‘Changing Places’, Frieze (June 2012)


– with Simon Critchley & Nina Power, ‘Theoretically Speaking’, Frieze (August/September 2011)


– with Robin van den Akker, ‘Metamodern Architecture’, MONU No 15 (2011)