Erin completed her PhD with The London Graduate School in 2014. Her thesis was titled ‘The Intoxication of Destruction: Georges Bataille’s Economy of Expenditure and Destruction in Visual Cultures.’
Her article “BAD COPIES: the experience of simulacra in interactive art” was published in the journal Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge (Issue 26, 2014). An essay titled “The Corpse is the Territory: the Body of Dora Kelly Lange in ‘True Detective’” was published in the volume True Detection (Edited by Edia Connole, Paul J Ennis and Nicola Masciandaro) in 2014 by Schism Press.
In 2014, she co-organised (with Dr. Vera Bühlmann, ETH Zürich) the two-day seminar “Within the Domain of the Sun’s Inverse.” She also presented the paper “The Activity of Dark Matter” at the annual Society for European Philosophy – Forum for European Philosophy conference, “Destroying Film: the Digital Dematerialisation of the Cinematic Image” at the annual Film-Philosophy Conference and “The Exchange Artist: Amanda Palmer, Yayoi Kusama and Economies of Expenditure in Creative Industries” at the annual NECS conference.
Erin completed her undergraduate qualifications and Master of Arts by Research at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where she also previously taught film studies and interdisciplinary foundational studies.
Erin K Stapleton’s Academia.edu profile