IGNAZ CASSAR

Curriculum Vitae

Publications

‘Imagining the Image: Photography, Psychoanalysis and the Affects of Latency’, photographies 5:1 (2012), pp.33-50.
‘The Image of, or in, Sublation’, Philosophy of Photography 1:2 (2010), pp.201-15.
‘The Open Book of the Humanities’, new formations 69 (2010), pp.171-74.
‘Towards a Criticality in the Now’, Journal of Visual Arts Practice 8:3 (2009), pp.229-40.
‘The Self, the Slash, the Image’, Photography & Culture 2:1 (2009), pp.103-6.
‘How to use Parasites: Notes on Contemporary Art, Curating and the Work of the Context’, parallax 14:4 (2008), pp.30-41.
‘Inverted Visions’ (editorship), parallax 14:2 (2008). Contributors: Victor Burgin, Tim Dean, Nicola Foster, Roshanak Kheshti, Miglena Nikolchina, Adrian Rifkin, Lee Rodney, Will Straw, Nick Thurston, Pasi Väliaho.
‘Envisioning Inversion’, parallax 14:2 (2008), pp.1-6.
‘Viewed from Behind: The Projected Image and its Doppelgänger’, parallax 14:2 (2008), pp.115-25.

Conference Papers

2011

‘Skiagraphical Strategies and the Dynamics of the Secret’; tri-annual conference of the International Association of Word and Image Studies ‘The Imaginary’, Université du Québec à Montréal, Québec
‘The Bureaucracy of a Space: The Studio in the Modern Research University’; annual conference of the College Art Association, New York City, USA

2010

‘The Imaginary of the Darkroom’; annual conference of the International Visual Sociology Association ‘Thinking, Doing and Presenting Visual Research: The State of the Field?’, University of Bologna, Italy
‘The Image of, or in, Sublation’; conference ‘Old Media/New Work: Obsolete Technologies & Contemporary Art’, Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture, University of Westminster, London, England
‘Performing in Camera’; guest lecture, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England
‘Casting Inversion: Freud’s Psychoanalysis and the Photographic Negative’; annual conference of the Northeast Modern Language Association, McGill University, Montreal, Québec

2009

‘Imagining the Image: The Aesthetics of Latency’; conference ‘The Aesthetic Dimension of Visual Culture’, Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
‘Visual Methods/Practical Turns: The Institutions of Practice and their Rhetorics’; conference ‘Visual Methods’, University of Leeds, England

2008

‘Anxieties of the Latent: Liminalities, Trauma and the Politics of Representation in Atom Egoyan’s Ararat’; symposium ‘21st Century Anxiety’, Nottingham Institute for Research in Visual Culture, University of Nottingham, England
‘States of Latency: Photography, Trauma and Memory in Atom Egoyan’s Ararat’; conference ‘Trauma and the Sublime’, University of Swansea, Wales

2007

‘Viewed from Behind: The Image’s Doppelgänger’; conference ‘Screen/Space: The Projected Image in Contemporary Art’, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
‘Showing Expectations: Curating, Authorship, and the Practices of Institutional Policies’; symposium ‘Chances and Challenges’, University of Leeds, England
‘In the Pandemonium of Image – Derek Jarman’s Blue’; annual conference of the College Art Association, New York City, USA

2006

‘Declining Images: The Amnesia of Photography’; congress ‘The Afterlife of Memory: Historia, Memoria, Amnesia’, Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History, University of Leeds, England
‘Suspended Zones’; conference ‘Photography and the City’, Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin, Ireland
‘At the Limits of the Visual’; annual conference of the Association of Art Historians ‘Art & Art History: Contents. Malcontents. Discontents’, University of Leeds, England

Awards

Research Grant, The Shpilman Institute for Photography, Israel (2011)
Artist Residency, Centre International d’Accueil et d’Échanges des Récollets, Paris; Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art, Sparkasse Foundation, Bozen/Bolzano, and Museion – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Italy (2010)
Merit Scholarship; Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen, Italy (2007)
University Research Scholarship; University of Leeds (2005)
Postgraduate Studentship; Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture (2003)
Fohn Bursary; Emanuel and Sofie Fohn Foundation, Vienna (2002)
Diploma Bursary; Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen, Italy (2002)
Sussman Studentship; Sussmann Foundation, Vienna (2001)
Erasmus Scholarship; Royal College of Art, Austrian Academic Exchange Service (2000)
Travelling Bursary; University of Applied Arts Vienna (2000)

Academic Qualifications

MBA University of Ottawa
PhD University of Leeds
MA University of Paris VIII
MA Goldsmiths College, University of London
MArch University of Applied Arts Vienna