About Thomas Crombez

Thomas Crombez (b. 1978) is lecturer in Philosophy of Art and History of Graphic Design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Antwerp).

As a member of the research group ArchiVolt, he focuses on the history of avant-garde and performance art. Further interests are new methodologies for doing research, such as digital text collections and data visualization.

Crombez also works as a researcher at the Research Centre for Visual Poetics of the University of Antwerp. At the same institution, he initiated the Platform for Digital Humanities.

Recent books include Het Antitheater van Antonin Artaud (2008), The Locus of Tragedy (2009), Mass Spectacle in Interwar Europe (2014), and The Murder of Art: A historical introduction to aesthetics (2016).

In the summer of 2016, Crombez initiated Letterwerk, an Antwerp-based publishing house and design studio.


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