Prof. Brandon LaBelle – menininkas, teoretikas ir rašytojas (Bergeno dailės ir dizaino akademija), vasario 19 – 20 d. dalyvavo magistrantams skirtoje „Theoretical Seminars & Critical Meetings“ programoje.
Brandon LaBelle is an artist, theorist and writer. He is Professor in New Media in a full-time position at Bergen Academy of the Art and Design (KHiB) since January 2011 for a period of six years.
Brandon LaBelle´s practice focuses on questions of social life, articulations of agency and cultural narrative, using sound, performance, text and sited constructions. This results in situational projects that create forms of intervention in public spaces, acts of translation and archiving, as well as micro-actions aimed at the sphere of the (un)common.
Brandon LaBelle received a MFA in post-studio art from the California Institute of the Arts in 1998 and a PhD in Cultural Studies from the London Consortium in 2005. From 2006 to 2009 he worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, and since 2007 he is living in Berlin. LaBelle has held guest professorships at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, and the Free University, Berlin. He was a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Humanities, Cornell University in 2012. He is also the editor of Errant Bodies Press, initiating publishing and research projects with international artists and academics on the topics of sound and spatial arts, performativity, digital culture and contemporary political thought. In addition, he collaborates within the urban working group, Surface Tension, and the collaborative team, e+l
Fields of Competence
Sound Art (installation, media and performance practices), Sound Studies (sonic cultures, acoustic politics, sociology of listening, voice and voicing), Spatial Practice (contextual and sited strategies, experimental architecture, place based issues), Experimental Writing (creative non-fiction, expanded text, writing the body).