Paul O’Kane is an artist, writer and lecturer. He studied BA Fine Art & Art History, then MA Visual Cultures, and completed a PhD in History at Goldsmiths, University of London (2009).
Paul O'Kane & Emre Kazim in conversation, An Alternative Map of the Universe public programme (2019) Guest Projects. Image by Katarzyna Perlak.
O’Kane lecturers in Fine Art and Critical Studies at Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Art, and at SOAS, University of London, and makes and exhibits artworks concerned with a history of technologies and narrative. He writes for leading art journals, including Art Monthly and Third Text, and has published over 100 articles, reviews and catalogue essays. He is a founder member of the small artists’ book publishing imprint eeodo, with whom he published ‘Where Is That Light Now?’ (2014), and is currently writing and designing his third book, ‘Technologies of Romance’, collecting materials from his undergraduate seminar series at CSM. He is a Member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics) and blogs at ONLY YOU.