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JAIMEY HAMILTON FARIS
Associate Professor
Office Room 222 / 808.956.5253 / jaimeyh@hawaii.edu
RESEARCH AREAS – Critical Theory, History of Contemporary Art, Globalization, Appropriation, Commodity Aesthetics, Translocal Ethics, and the Readymade

www.jaimeyhamiltonfaris.com

BIO
Hamilton Faris’s area of expertise is Critical Theory and Contemporary Art. She has published articles in Art Journal, October, Invisible Culture and Art Margins and has written essays for the Centre Pompidou and Oxford University Press. She edited the Fall 2015 special issue of Art Margins on Capitalist Realism. Her 2013 book about contemporary readymades is called Uncommon Goods, published by Intellect. She is currently working on two projects: a collection of interviews with artists of Hawai‘i and a collection of essays about art and geopoetics, titled Of Islands and the In-between. In addition to her academic writing, she also curates, juries, and writes art criticism.

EDUCATION
PhD – Boston University
MA – Boston University
BA – University of California, Santa Cruz

COURSES TAUGHT
ART 302 (Theory and Criticism of Art)
ART 474 (Art Since Middle 20th Century)
ART 670 (Art Historical Methodology)
ART 690 (Interdisciplinary Seminar)
ART 691 (Seminar in Global Contemporary Art)

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