For ‘How We Behave’ David will give an account of Foucault’s epistemology (=the study of knowledge and justified belief), focusing on a discontinuous and historically located understanding of subjectivity in his work.

David Dibosa

David Dibosa

Dr. David Dibosa is a cultural theorist whose work focuses on visual art and cultural difference. He is the Course Director for MA Art and Theory at Chelsea College of Art and Design and a Research Fellow in the University of the Arts Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation.

Dibosa’s research interests focus on issues of spectatorship in relation to contemporary visual culture. He is currently a Co-investigator for Tate Encounters, a research project looking at migration and national identity in relation to the display of British art. His publications include: Queer Appearances: Gilbert & George’s Visual Strategies in the journal Sexualities (2009); How to Speak Borders in the journal Toplumbilim (2007); Fatal distraction: art-writing and looking at art, in the book Put About: a critical anthology on independent publishing (2004).

David Dibosa trained as a curator, after receiving his first degree from Girton College, University of Cambridge. He was awarded his PhD in Art History from Goldsmiths College, University of London. During the 1990s, he curated public art projects.