|Known for Fractal philosophy|
Name Sue Golding
|Other names Johnny Golding
Johnny de Philo|
Books Dirty Theory: Negation Wormhole
Sue Golding (also known as Johnny Golding) is Professor of Philosophy and Fine Art and Director of the International Centre for Fine Art Research (CFAR) at Birmingham School of Art (Birmingham City University). She was previously Director of the Institute for the Converging Arts and Sciences (ICAS) at the University of Greenwich and Head of Theory at the Jan van Eyck Akademie in Maastricht (1998–2003).
Personal life and work
Born in New York, Golding lived in Toronto where she was the President of the Board of Directors of Buddies in Bad Times Theatre from 1983 to 1995. She was a regular contributor to The Body Politic, a monthly magazine that played a key role in the LGBT community in Canada.
Golding writes under the pen names Johnny Golding and Johnny de Philo. She has written and edited several books including Gramsci's Democratic Theory, The Eight Technologies of Otherness, and On the Verge of Photography. She produces public lectures presented in the form of sound/image installations, sometimes in collaboration with Stephen Kennedy. Her current work investigates the radical nature of matter in art and philosophy, with specific links to the sciences.