Kamini Vellodi

about the author

Kamini Vellodi is an academic with a background crossing philosophy, art history, fine art, and visual culture, and a practising artist working mainly in painting. She is Lecturer in Contemporary Art Practice and Theory at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, and Honorary Lecturer at Exeter University. She completed her PhD in philosophy under the supervision of Peter Osborne and Eric Alliez. Her research focuses on the critical implications of Deleuze’s philosophy for art history, with a focus on early modern visual arts, and her work has appeared in publications including Art History, Parrhesia, Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, and Deleuze Studies. She is completing a monograph on Tintoretto and Deleuze’s philosophy of constructivism titled Tintoretto’s Difference: Deleuze’s Concept of the Diagram and the Problem of Art History (Bloomsbury Academic).

info & contact


Edinburgh University, UK


k.vellodi [AT] ed.ac.uk




Dialogue II: On Visual Art or How Does Art Think?
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: Anne Sauvagnargues, diagram, ecology, film, schizoanalysis

Thought Beyond Research
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: Michel Foucault

Dialogue II: New Materialism(s) for Artistic Research
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: artistic research, material/ism