Conference Report: “Sound Pictures”

Imagine a sculpture made to be heard, or a picture that can be played on a banjo. Although many artworks are multi-sensory in the sense that they invite appreciation by sight, sound, movement and even touch (e.g film and immersive … Read More

Scottish Aesthetics Forum 2020-21 End of Year Review

Amidst the challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we at the Scottish Aesthetics Forum have found ways of adapting to restrictions with a robust programme of online talks and a work-in-progress workshop for postgraduates. In what follows, we summarise the … Read More

BSA Connections: Conceptual Engineering and Aesthetics

British Society of Aesthetics: Conceptual Engineering and Aesthetics Conference Venue: Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Date: 31st August and 1st September 2021. The conference will be hybrid – there are options for in-person and online. There is no registration fee. Speakers include Kendall Walton, … Read More

News: BSA Postdoctoral Award

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Claire Anscomb has been awarded the third British Society of Aesthetics Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2021-2022, for her research proposal ‘Creating Images with AI’.  Claire will be mentored by Vid Simoniti at the University of … Read More

Call for Papers: Debates in Aesthetics 2021 General Issue

The editors of Debates in Aesthetics are pleased to invite submissions for the General 2021 issue (Vol.18, No. 1). DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 31 July 2021 For this issue we welcome original articles, book reviews, and interviews from postgraduate and professional … Read More

Conference: Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind

Registration is now open for Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind, a three-day international and interdisciplinary conference that will bring together philosophers, art historians, and cognitive scientists for the first systematic exploration of the intersections between predictive processing and aesthetics. The conference … Read More

Conference: Aesthetics and Ethics in the Digital Age

Registration is now open for the British Society of Aesthetics conference “Aesthetics and Ethics in the Digital Age.” The conference will be a ‘hybrid’ conference, taking place in person and online via Zoom. Date: 6th to the 8th July, 2021. … Read More

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