Felicity ColmanResearch Affiliate

    Professor Felicity Colman is Professor of Media Arts, and the Associate Dean of Research for The London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, United Kingdom and Honorary Professor for the School of Art, RMIT University.


    Trained as an Art Historian, Professor Colman is a specialist in screen media forms, creative philosophies, communication theory and feminist epistemologies. Her current research focuses technologically instigated moments of disruption, innovation, and change, which are central to understanding how creativity works, and what forms it manifests, in terms of an ethics of technology, cultural values, artistic practices, communication models, and industrial memory forms.



    PhD.     The University of Melbourne, Australia, 2002. [Art History and Film]

    M.A.    Monash University, Australia. 1996. [History of Art, Contemporary]

    B.A.     The University of Queensland, Australia, 1991. [Art History & Literary Theory].

    B.Des.(Hons) Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Australia, 1988


    Select Publications

    • Colman, F., Bühlmann, V., O’Donnell, A. and van der Tuin, I. (2018). Ethics of Coding: A Report on the Algorithmic Condition [EoC]. H2020-EU.2.1.1. – INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP – Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies – Information and Communication Technologies. Brussels: European Commission. 732407, https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/207025_en.html pp.1–54.
    • Bühlmann, V, Colman, F., Van der Tuin, I. 2017. Editorial “Introduction to New Materialist Genealogies: New Materialisms, Novel Mentalities, Quantum Literacy” The Minnesota Review. [Duke Journal] January, pp. 47-58.
    • Colman, F.J. 2017. “Preface [Affectology: On Desiring an Affect of One’s Own]” in Angerer, Marie-Luise. Ecology of affect: intensive milieus and contingent encounters.  Lüneburg: Meson Press: 7-13. http://meson.press/books/ecology-of-affect/
    • Colman, F.J. 2017. “The Earth as material film: Benning’s light glance making the material-image,” in James Benning’s Environments: Politics, Ecology, Duration, Nikolaj Lubecker and Daniele Rugo (eds.) Edinburgh & Oxford University Presses: 114-126.
    • Colman, F. J. 2016. “Deleuzian Spectatorship” in The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender (E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro, Dijana Jelača, and Kristin Hole, eds.) New York: Routledge: Chapter 30. pp. 322-331.
    • Colman, F.J. and James, D. 2016 “Military Class: Hearts and Minds on the Domestic Screen,” in Social Class and Television Drama in Contemporary Britain, David Forrest, and Beth Johnson (eds.) Palgrave Macmillan.
    • Colman, F.J. and Stapleton, E. 2016 “Screening Feminisms: Teaching Sex and Gender,” in Teaching with Feminist Politics of Responsibility in Times of Crisis, Beatriz Revelles-Benavente and Ana M. González Ramos (eds.), London & New York: Routledge ,pp. 99-116.
    • Colman, F.J. 2015. ‘Digital Biopolitics: the Image of Life’ In Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political and Performative Strategies. S. Wilmer and A. Žukauskaitė  (eds.). London & New York: Routledge, pp. 189-201.
    • Colman, F.J. 2015. “Dromospheric Generation: The Things That We Have Learned Are No Longer Enough,” in a special issues of the Duke University Press Journal, Cultural Politics, on The Squared Horizon: Frames and Trajectories of Paul Virilio (11: 2): 246-259; doi: 10.1215/17432197-2895807 http://culturalpolitics.dukejournals.org/content/11/2
    • Colman, F.J. 2014. “Digital Feminicity: Predication and Measurement, Informatics and Images” in Artnodes: e-Journal on Art, Science, and Technology. (14) Special issue on New Feminist Materialism. ISSN 1695-5951 [Spanish and English ] http://journals.uoc.edu/index.php/artnodes/article/view/n14-colman DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7238/a.v0i14.2408
    • Colman, F.J. 2014. Film Theory: Creating a Cinematic Grammar. New York: Columbia University Press [Wallflower]. ISBN: 978-0-231-16973-8.
    • Colman, F.J. 2012. ‘The Death Index’. In Revisiting Normativity with Deleuze. Rosi Braidotti and Patricia Pisters (eds.) Continuum: pp. 189- 202. 9781441128751
    • Colman, F.J. 2012. ‘Affective Animal: Bataille, Lascaux and the mediatization of the sacred’ in Beyond Human: From Animality to Transhumanism. C. Blake, C. Molloy, S. Shakespeare (eds.)  Continuum Press: 145-166. ISBN: 9781441107428
    • Colman, F.J. 2012. “Notes on Guattari’s ‘machinic unconscious’: play as an affective field for activating subjectivity”. Deleuze Studies (Edinburgh University Press), special issue on Guattari (Gary Genosko ed.) Vol 6 No. 2 (May).
    • Colman, F.J. 2011. Deleuze And Cinema: The film concepts. Oxford & New York: Berg Publishers and Oxford International / Bloomsbury Press. ISBN 1847880371.
    • Colman, Felicity J. 2010. “Affective Self: Feminist Thinking and Feminist actions”. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies: Sites (Volume 14: 5, December): 543-552. Routledge ISSN: 1740-9292.

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