Robert Pepperell

Robert Pepperell is an artist, writer and musician. A former student at the Slade School of Art, he went on work with a number of influential multimedia collaborations including Hex, Coldcut and Hexstatic. As well as producing experimental computer art and computer games he has published several interactive CD-Roms and exhibited numerous digital installations including at the Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, the ICA, London and the Barbican Gallery, London and the Millennium Dome, London. His book, The Post-Human Condition, was first published in 1995 and was revised in 2003. His second book, The Postdigital Membrane, is a collaboration with Michael Punt published in 2001. He has spoken and lectured widely on art, philosophy and new technology.

He teaches at University of Wales Institute Cardiff where he is Programme Leader in Fine Art and Reader in Fine Art.

Reader in Fine Art
Cardiff School of Art and Design
University of Wales Institue Cardiff
Howard Gardens
Cardiff CF24 0SP, UK

Email: pepperell@ntlworld.com
Website: www.robertpepperell.com

Books and Journal Articles

Leonardo Reviews

Einstein Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc

February 2004

Africa: The Art of a Continent

April 2000

The Alphabet versus the Goddess: The Conflict between Word and Image

April 2000

Sites of Vision

April 2000

Eduardo Kac: Teleporting an Unknown State

April 2001

Global Interests: Renaissance Art Between East and West

February 2002

New Wombs: Electronic Bodies and Architectural Disorders

February 2002

The Life of a Style: Beginnings and Endings in the Narrative History of Art

February 2002

I Levitate. What's Next

April 2002

How to Build a Mind: Toward Machines with Imagination

April 2002

Playtime

April 2002

Metaphors of Memory: A History of Ideas About the Mind

June 2002

Music and Memory: An Introduction

June 2002

The Body/Body Problem: Selected Essays

August 2002

Art, Obsession and Possession: Is Freud Still Interesting?Hans Bellmer: The Anatomy of Anxiety

August 2002
Leonardo Reviews

Culture in Practice: Selected Essays by Marshall Sahlins. Zone Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2000. 646 pp., illus. ISBN: 0-942299-37-X

February 2003
Leonardo Reviews

The Metaphysics of Beauty by Nick Zangwill. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, NY, U.S.A., and London, U.K., 2001. 217 pp. ISBN 0-8014-3820-9-1

April 2003
Leonardo Reviews

Body and World by Samuel Todes. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., 2001. 292 pp. Paper. ISBN: 0-262-20135-6

June 2003
Leonardo Reviews

From Energy to Information: Representation in Science and Technology, Art, and Literature

August 2003
Leonardo Reviews

Fantasies of Fetishism: From Decadence to The Post-Human

October 2003
Leonardo Reviews

Where The Action Is: The Foundations of Embodied Interaction

October 2003
Leonardo Reviews

Potential Images: Ambiguity and Indeterminacy in Modern Art

April 2004
Leonardo Reviews

The Curvature of Spacetime: Newton, Einstein, and Gravitation

June 2004
Leonardo Reviews

Memories are Made of This: How Memory Works in Humans and Animals

June 2004
Leonardo Reviews

Ambiguity in Art and in the Brain Public lecture

August 2004
Leonardo Reviews

Philosophizing Art: Selected Essays

October 2004
Leonardo Reviews

Spectral Evidence: The Photography of Trauma

October 2004
Leonardo Reviews

Essential Sources in the Scientific Study of Consciousness

February 2005
Leonardo Reviews

Beyond the Limits of Thought

August 2005
Leonardo Reviews

The Psychology of Art and the Evolution of the Conscious Brain

October 2005
Leonardo Reviews

The Paradoxes of Art: A Phenomenological Investigation

June 2006
Artists' Articles

Seeing without Objects: Visual Indeterminacy and Art

October 2006
Leonardo Reviews

Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, 10th Annual Conference St. Anne's College, Oxford, U.K., 23–26 June 2006

April 2007
Transactions

In The Eye of The Beholder: The Perception of Indeterminate Art

April 2008
Editorial

An Information Sublime: Knowledge after The Postmodern Condition

October 2009
Transactions

Give Me Gestalt! Preference for Cubist Artworks Revealing High Detectability of Objects

October 2013
Artists’ Articles

Egocentric Perspective: Depicting the Body from Its Own Point of View

October 2015