Sean Cubitt

Professor Sean Cubitt

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2009
  • Section(s): Cultural And Communication Studies


Cubitt’s publications include Timeshift, Videography, Digital Aesthetics, Simulation and Social Theory, The Cinema Effect and EcoMedia. He is series editor for Leonardo Books at MIT Press.

He was born in Lincolnshire of Irish parents and studied at Queens’ College Cambridge and McGill University, Montreal. In the 1980s he worked freelance in art schools, community arts, journalism, the Open University and as National Organiser for the Society for Education in Film and Television. He spent the 1990s at Liverpool John Moores University, and was involved in developing the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT).

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