Bio

giphy.gifAnaïs Nony is Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow on the Becoming Technical of the Human with the Center for Humanities Research, Flagship for Critical Thought in African Humanities at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa.

She specializes in the 20th/21st-century genealogy of media art in the Francophone world and researches the function of new media technologies in shaping transcultural exchanges in and outside of the West. Co-founder of the international collective Noötechnics and editorial board member of the open-access and quadrilingual journal La Deleuziana (Spanish, French, Italian, English), her work develops aesthetic and philosophical questions to address how technologies are shaping  psychic and collective life on a global scale.

Anaïs Nony draws on her background in theater and continental philosophy to develop research and teaching expertise in cultural theory, performance studies,  digital studies, critical race and feminist methologies. In 2016-2018, she was appointed Winthrop-King postdoctoral scholar in Contemporary French and Francophone Studies at Florida State University. Born and educated in France, she earner her Ph.D. in Francophone Studies with a graduate certificate in Moving Image Studies from the University of Minnesota in 2016.

Recent publication:

Racism and Culture in the Age of Techno-Aesthetic Supremacy, The Polish Journal of Aesthetics 52.1 (2019), 13-20. PDF available here