Dr. Roy Brand
Roy Brand is a philosopher and a curator working in the areas of modern philosophy and contemporary aesthetics. He is a senior lecturer in the Master’s programs of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. He founded and directed Yaffo 23, a center for contemporary art, and he is editor and curator of numerous art exhibits, among them, The Urburb: Patterns of Contemporary Living (Israeli Pavilion of The Venice Biennial, 2014) and Bare Life (Museum on the Seam, 2007). His book LoveKnowledge: The Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida was published in 2013 by Columbia University Press, New York and translated into Korean, Hebrew and Persian. His book Art and the Form of Life is forthcoming by Palgrave Macmillan. He currently heads Parterre Institute for Philosophy and Art in Tel Aviv.