Christoph Cox

Christoph is a critic, theorist, and curator of art and music. He is Professor of Philosophy at Hampshire College, where he teaches contemporary European philosophy and aesthetic theory. Cox is the author of Nietzsche: Naturalism and Interpretation (University of California Press, 1999) and co-editor of Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music (Continuum, 2004). He is a regular contributor to Artforum and The Wire, and is editor-at-large at Cabinet. Cox has curated exhibitions at The Kitchen (New York City), the Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston), New Langton Arts (San Francisco), and G Fine Art Gallery (Washington D.C.) and has written catalog essays for exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Mass MoCA, the South London Gallery, Berlin’s Akademie der Künste, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and elsewhere. He is currently writing a book about ontology and temporality in sound art from the 1960s to the present. Graduate Committee (2010– ).