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  • Universitetsvej 1, 43.2

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20052020
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Personal profile

Research

Ulrik Schmidt is associate professor in Performance Design and Visual Culture at Roskilde University, Denmark, working in the intersection between contemporary art, architecture, sound studies, media philosophy and audiovisual aesthetics. Schmidt has published widely in English and Danish on various topics including architecture and movement; design and synthetic materiality; contemporaneity and withdrawal in contemporary art; format aesthetics; Phil Spector and sonic design; ubiquituous computing, contemporary sound art; pre-cinematic media; abstract film; Buster Keaton and the comedy of the masses; surreal documentary; psychedelic light art and visuals; material aesthetics; participation and art.

Schmidt has published two books: The Aesthetics of Minimalism (Museum Tusculanum, 2007, in Danish), a comparative study of the aesthetic principles in minimal art and music in the 1960s and 1970s. And The Ambient: Sensation, Mediatization, Environment (Aarhus University Press, 2013, in Danish), in which he explores the ambient as a leading aesthetic principle in modern art and culture from 1800 to the present, permeating urban design, audiovisual media technologies, modern architecture, installation art, sound art and light art, avant-garde film, electronic music and sound design, and digital design.

Curriculum

2016- Associate Professor, Performance Design, Department of Communication and Arts, Roskilde University

2013-2016: Assistant Professor, Performance Design, Department of Communication and Arts, Roskilde University

2011-2013: Postdoc, Department of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen

2010: Ph.d., University of Copenhagen.

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Research Output 2005 2020

Medieæstetik: En introduktion

Schmidt, U. (ed.) & Lund, J. (ed.), 2020, (In preparation) Forlaget Samfundslitteratur. 350 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

A Beam of Sound

Schmidt, U., 2019, Handbook of Aggressive Listening. Kirstein, T., Haxholm, C. & Holmboe, R. (eds.). København: Forlag, 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Active / Passive

Schmidt, U., 2019, Handbook of Aggressive Listening. Kirstein, T., Haxholm, C. & Holmboe, R. (eds.). København: Forlag, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Aesthetic / Ethical

Schmidt, U., 2019, Handbook of Aggressive Listening. Kirstein, T., Haxholm, C. & Holmboe, R. (eds.). København: Forlag, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Auditory Staring

Schmidt, U., 2019, Handbook of Aggressive Listening. Kirstein, T., Haxholm, C. & Holmboe, R. (eds.). København: Forlag, 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Projects 2011 2011

Seismograf/DMT

Groth, S. K., Holmboe, R. & Schmidt, U.

01/04/2011 → …

Project: Research

Activities 2014 2018

  • 12 Lecture and oral contribution
  • 1 Peer review of manuscripts

Technics, Media and Materiality (Exploring New Materialism II)

Ulrik Schmidt (Speaker)
2 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Økologi, arkitektur og urbanitet

Ulrik Schmidt (Speaker)
1 May 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Feltet mellem design og arkitektur

Ulrik Schmidt (Speaker)
8 Dec 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Materialism and Immaterialism (Exploring New Materialism)

Ulrik Schmidt (Speaker)
1 Dec 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Syntetisk materialitet

Ulrik Schmidt (Speaker)
18 Apr 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Press / Media

P1 Eftermiddag

Ulrik Schmidt

07/03/2016

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media