Prof Fay Brauer


NameProf Fay Brauer
Job titleProfessor
Email addressf.brauer@uel.ac.uk
Research instituteUEL

Research outputs

Circumventing Censorship: Virilizing Victorian Homoeroticism

Brauer, F. 2018. Circumventing Censorship: Virilizing Victorian Homoeroticism. Subverting Censorship. Victoria & Albert Museum, London 21 Apr 2018

Science, Occultism, Culture

Brauer, F., Dalrymple Henderson, Linda and Keshavjee, Serena 2018. Science, Occultism, Culture. The Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Conference 2018 - Out of Mind. University of Toronto 15 - 18 Nov 2018

Mesmeric Trances and Phantasmatic Doubles: Occultist Magnetism and Neo-Magnetic Bodies

Brauer, F. 2018. Mesmeric Trances and Phantasmatic Doubles: Occultist Magnetism and Neo-Magnetic Bodies. Decadence, Magic(k), and the Occult. Goldsmiths, University of London 19 - 20 Jul 2018

Occultist Vitalist Realism: The Phantasmatic Bodies of Durville, Duchamp and Kupka

Brauer, F. 2018. Occultist Vitalist Realism: The Phantasmatic Bodies of Durville, Duchamp and Kupka. Realism(s) of the Avant-Garde. University of Münster 05 - 07 Sep 2018

Capturing the Vital Force: Neo-Magnetic Photography and Durville’s Phantasmatic Doubles

Brauer, F. 2018. Capturing the Vital Force: Neo-Magnetic Photography and Durville’s Phantasmatic Doubles. The Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) Annual Conference 2018 - Out of Mind. University of Toronto 15 - 18 Nov 2018

Becoming Simian: Darwin, Picasso and Creative Evolution

Brauer, F. 2019. Becoming Simian: Darwin, Picasso and Creative Evolution. Doing Darwin Down Under. University of Sydney 23 - 24 Aug 2019

Illuminating Phantasmatic Doubles: Hector Durville's and Albert de Rochas

Brauer, F. 2019. Illuminating Phantasmatic Doubles: Hector Durville's and Albert de Rochas. Science and Spiritualism: The Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies two-day conference. Leeds Trinity University 30 - 31 May 2019

Vitalist Modernism

Brauer, F. and Keshavjee, S. 2019. Vitalist Modernism. Association of Art Historians 2019 Annual Conference. Brighton, UK 04 - 06 Apr 2019

Making "The Russian Lion": Vladislav von Krajewski’s Bodybuilding of George Hachenschmidt

Brauer, F. 2019. Making "The Russian Lion": Vladislav von Krajewski’s Bodybuilding of George Hachenschmidt. Making the New Man: Scientific and Artistic Experiments in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, 1900–1939. St. Petersburg State University 16 - 18 May 2019

Michael Sappol, Body Modern: Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration and the Homuncular Subject

Brauer, F. 2018. Michael Sappol, Body Modern: Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration and the Homuncular Subject. Social History of Medicine. 31 (2), pp. 430-432.

Rivals and Conspirators: The Paris Salons and the Modern Art Centre

Brauer, F. 2013. Rivals and Conspirators: The Paris Salons and the Modern Art Centre. Cambridge Scholars Publishers.

The Pasted Paper Devolution: The Biopolitics of Degeneration and Regulation in the Cubist Papier-Collés

Brauer, F. 2017. The Pasted Paper Devolution: The Biopolitics of Degeneration and Regulation in the Cubist Papier-Collés. in: Brockington, Grace and Miller, Charles M. (ed.) Of Modernism Paul Holberton Publishing.

The Battle of the Paris Salons: Wild Beasts and Official Artists

Brauer, F. 2017. The Battle of the Paris Salons: Wild Beasts and Official Artists. Great exhibitions: from the ancient to the virtual. Royal Academy of Arts, London 18 Oct 2017

Eco-Aesthetics and Eco-Violence: The Environmental Sublime and Ecological Melancholy

Brauer, F. 2017. Eco-Aesthetics and Eco-Violence: The Environmental Sublime and Ecological Melancholy. Thought Salon on Environmental Aesthetics: Beauty & Decision Making. The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London 28 Nov 2017

Mesmeric Modernism: František Kupka’s Art as a Magnetic Force Field

Brauer, F. 2018. Mesmeric Modernism: František Kupka’s Art as a Magnetic Force Field. in: Bobrinskaya, Ekaterina and Korndorf, Anna (ed.) History of Art and Rejected Knowledge: From the Hermetic Tradition to the 21st Century Russian State Institute for Art Studies. pp. 251-266

The Imperial Body and the Eugenic Gaze: Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘Anthropometric Detective’ and Francis Galton’s ‘Art of Decipherment’

Brauer, F. 2018. The Imperial Body and the Eugenic Gaze: Arthur Conan Doyle’s ‘Anthropometric Detective’ and Francis Galton’s ‘Art of Decipherment’. in: Marshall, Nancy Rose (ed.) Science is Measurement? Art, Science and Visual Culture in the Transatlantic Nineteenth Century University of Pittsburgh Press. pp. In Press

Evolving Androgynous Astrobodies: Hélène Dufau's Occultist Transformism

Brauer, F. 2018. Evolving Androgynous Astrobodies: Hélène Dufau's Occultist Transformism. in: Rousseau, Pascal (ed.) L'Androgyne au passage du siècle visual culture Presses Universitaires de Rennes. pp. In Press

Confounding Homophobic Panic: Aestheticists and Physical Culturalists after the Wilde Trials

Brauer, F. 2018. Confounding Homophobic Panic: Aestheticists and Physical Culturalists after the Wilde Trials. V&A Performance Festival. Victoria & Albert Museum, London 20 - 29 Apr 2018

Extinguishing Green: Mourning and Melancholia in Ecoart

Brauer, F. 2018. Extinguishing Green: Mourning and Melancholia in Ecoart. Green: European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Conference. University of Copenhagen 13 - 16 Jun 2018

Capturing Unconsciousness: The New Psychology, Hypnosis and the Culture of Hysteria

Brauer, F. 2018. Capturing Unconsciousness: The New Psychology, Hypnosis and the Culture of Hysteria. in: Facos, Michelle (ed.) A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Art: From Revolution to World War Wiley Blackwell. pp. 243-262

Picasso’s Syphilitic Bodies

Brauer, F. 2019. Picasso’s Syphilitic Bodies. in: Grew, Rachel and Weir, Lucy (ed.) Outsider Bodies: Disrupting the Canon of Corporeal Norms I.B. Tauris. pp. In Press

Feeling Eco-violence: The Toxic Consciousness of Eco-Aesthetics

Brauer, F. 2019. Feeling Eco-violence: The Toxic Consciousness of Eco-Aesthetics. in: Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Andreas (ed.) Law and the Senses University of Westminster Press. pp. In Press

Performing Biopouvoir: Producing Docile Bodies and the Eugenic Gaze in the Fitness Industry

Brauer, F. 2019. Performing Biopouvoir: Producing Docile Bodies and the Eugenic Gaze in the Fitness Industry. in: Gotman, Kelina and Fisher, Tony (ed.) Theatre, Performance, Foucault! Manchester University Press.

Aestheticizing Muscle: Modernism, National Regeneration and La Culture Physique

Brauer, F. 2016. Aestheticizing Muscle: Modernism, National Regeneration and La Culture Physique. The Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Annual Conference. Claremont Graduate University and Pomona College, Pasadena, USA 17 - 20 Nov 2016

Becoming Simian: Creative Evolution and Interspecies Modernism

Brauer, F. 2017. Becoming Simian: Creative Evolution and Interspecies Modernism. The Human-Animal Line: Interdisciplinary Approaches, CEFRES. Prague, Czech Republic 07 - 09 Feb 2017

L’Art Magnétique”: Somnambulatory Trances, Hypnotic Performativity and Mesmeric Modernity

Brauer, F. 2017. L’Art Magnétique”: Somnambulatory Trances, Hypnotic Performativity and Mesmeric Modernity. "Haunted Modernity: Visions, Enchantments, and Apparitions in Nineteenth-Century European Art" College Art Association's 105th Annual Conference. Ney York City, USA 15 - 18 Feb 2017

Contesting Corporeal Regeneracy: Picasso’s Syphilitic Bodies

Brauer, F. 2017. Contesting Corporeal Regeneracy: Picasso’s Syphilitic Bodies. Association of Art Historians’ Annual Conference 2017. Loughborough University, UK 06 - 08 Apr 2017

Mesmeric Performativity: Somnambulism Magnétique and Auguste Rodin’s Hypnotic Dancers

Brauer, F. 2017. Mesmeric Performativity: Somnambulism Magnétique and Auguste Rodin’s Hypnotic Dancers. Representing the Sixth Sense in Art and Visual Cultures. Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London 27 May 2017

The Homoerotic Secret: Aesthetes, Decadents and Transgressive Bodies

Brauer, F. 2017. The Homoerotic Secret: Aesthetes, Decadents and Transgressive Bodies. LGBTQ Art and Visual Cultures. The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK 31 Oct 2017

Occultist Cubism: Mysticism, Spirit Photography, Max Jacob’s and Picasso’s Saint Matorel

Brauer, F. 2017. Occultist Cubism: Mysticism, Spirit Photography, Max Jacob’s and Picasso’s Saint Matorel. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA 09 - 12 Nov 2017

Capturing Magnetic Energies: Durville’s Phantoms and Rochas’ Superconscious Doubles

Brauer, F. 2018. Capturing Magnetic Energies: Durville’s Phantoms and Rochas’ Superconscious Doubles. College Art Association Annual Conference 2018. Los Angeles Convention Centre, Los Angeles, USA 21 - 24 Feb 2018

Mesmeric Performativity: Neo-Magneticists, Hypnotic Bodies and “l’art inconscient”

Brauer, F. 2016. Mesmeric Performativity: Neo-Magneticists, Hypnotic Bodies and “l’art inconscient”. The Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) 30th Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia, USA 03 - 06 Nov 2016

Performing Biopouvoir: Producing Docile Bodies in the Fitness Industry

Brauer, F. 2015. Performing Biopouvoir: Producing Docile Bodies in the Fitness Industry. Performing Foucault in the Twentieth Century. University of California 13 Nov 2015

Becoming Simian: Modernism’s Challenge to the Anthropocene

Brauer, F. 2015. Becoming Simian: Modernism’s Challenge to the Anthropocene. Culture, Memory and Extinction. The Natural History Museum, London 11 Dec 2015

Mesmeric Performativity: Neo-Magnetism, Hyper Sensory Subjectivity and l’art inconscient

Brauer, F. 2015. Mesmeric Performativity: Neo-Magnetism, Hyper Sensory Subjectivity and l’art inconscient. Sensory Modernism(s): Cultures of Perception. University of Leeds 11 - 12 Dec 2015

Unleashing Hypersensory Subjectivity: Modernists, Magnetists and Hypnotic Bodies

Brauer, F. 2016. Unleashing Hypersensory Subjectivity: Modernists, Magnetists and Hypnotic Bodies. Colloquium: Mapping the Olfactory: Modernist Representations of the Body and Sensory Aesthetics. Senate House, University of London 10 Mar 2016

Virilizing Homosexuality: Queering Body Cultures after the Wilde Trials

Brauer, F. 2016. Virilizing Homosexuality: Queering Body Cultures after the Wilde Trials. Exploring queer cultures & lifestyles in the creative arts in Britain c1885-1967. University of the Arts, London 12 Mar 2016

Confronting Evolution: Superevolution and Transspeciation in Patricia Piccinini’s Transgenic Species

Brauer, F. 2016. Confronting Evolution: Superevolution and Transspeciation in Patricia Piccinini’s Transgenic Species. At the World’s End: Contemporary Art, Visual Culture and Extinction Studies: 42nd Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historians. University of Edinburgh 07 - 09 Apr 2016

Primate Visions: Modernist Monkey Business and Interspecies Relationality

Brauer, F. 2016. Primate Visions: Modernist Monkey Business and Interspecies Relationality. University of Bristol Modernist Studies Research Seminar. University of Bristol 26 Apr 2016

Inverting the Anthropocene: Ecological Intervention, Transspeciation and Patricia Piccinini’s Transgenic Species

Brauer, F. 2016. Inverting the Anthropocene: Ecological Intervention, Transspeciation and Patricia Piccinini’s Transgenic Species. Control: The 10th European Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Conference. Stockholm University, Sweden 14 - 17 Jun 2016

“Satirical Dynamite”: Anarcho-Communism and František Kupka’s ‘Propaganda of the Deed'

Brauer, F. 2016. “Satirical Dynamite”: Anarcho-Communism and František Kupka’s ‘Propaganda of the Deed'. Abusing Power: The Visual Politics of Satire. University of Brighton 23 - 24 Sep 2016

Mesmeric Modernism: František Kupka's Mediumism, Magnetic Waves and Vibrating Abstractions

Brauer, F. 2016. Mesmeric Modernism: František Kupka's Mediumism, Magnetic Waves and Vibrating Abstractions. Rethinking Modern Art and Occultism: International Sarabianov Congress of Art Historians on «The History of Art and 'Rejected Knowledge': from the Hermetic Tradition to the 21st Century». Russian State Institute for Art Studies, Moscow 05 - 08 Oct 2016

Dealing with Cubism: Kahnweiler's Perilous Internationalism

Brauer, F. 2015. Dealing with Cubism: Kahnweiler's Perilous Internationalism. College Art Association 103rd Annual Conference. New York City, USA 11 - 14 Feb 2015

Theosophizing Evolutionism: Modernism and Occult Transformism

Brauer, F. 2015. Theosophizing Evolutionism: Modernism and Occult Transformism. Association of Art Historians 40th Annual Conference. University of East Anglia 09 - 11 Apr 2015

Imagining Dangerous Doubles: Degenerate and Regenerate Body in Karl Pearson’s Modern Eugenics

Brauer, F. 2015. Imagining Dangerous Doubles: Degenerate and Regenerate Body in Karl Pearson’s Modern Eugenics. Being Modern: Science and Culture in the Early Twentieth Century. Science Museum and Institute of Historical Research, University of London 22 - 25 Apr 2015

Unmasking the Modernist Field of Cultural Production: Louis Vauxcelles’ Critical Historiographies

Brauer, F. 2015. Unmasking the Modernist Field of Cultural Production: Louis Vauxcelles’ Critical Historiographies. Nordik 2015: Mapping Uncharted Territories, The 11th Triannual Nordik Committee for Art History. University of Iceland and the Nordic House, Reykavik 13 - 16 May 2015

Primate Visions: Modernist Monkey Business

Brauer, F. 2015. Primate Visions: Modernist Monkey Business. University of East London Annual Research Conference. University of East London 24 Jun 2015

Performing Biopouvoir: Body Culture, Scientia Sexualis and Eugenics

Brauer, F. 2015. Performing Biopouvoir: Body Culture, Scientia Sexualis and Eugenics. Theatre, Performance, Foucault! heatre and Performance Research Association Symposium. Kings College, London 04 Jul 2015

Mesmeric Modernism: František Kupka’s Magnetic Waves and Vibrating Abstractions

Brauer, F. 2015. Mesmeric Modernism: František Kupka’s Magnetic Waves and Vibrating Abstractions. Energies in the Arts. National Institute of Experimental Arts and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 13 - 15 Aug 2015

Evolving Androgynous Astrobodies: Hélène Dufau’s Occult Transformism

Brauer, F. 2015. Evolving Androgynous Astrobodies: Hélène Dufau’s Occult Transformism. Theosophy and the Arts: Texts and Contexts of Modern Enchantment. Columbia University, New York, USA 09 - 10 Oct 2015

"L'élément fluid": Magnetism, Radioactivity and Hélène Dufau's Transformism

Brauer, F. 2014. "L'élément fluid": Magnetism, Radioactivity and Hélène Dufau's Transformism. Fluid, The Society for Literature, Science and the Arts 28th Annual Conference. University of Dallas, Texas, USA 09 - 12 Oct 2014

Becoming “Le moteur humain”: “The Art of Work” and “The Taylored Body”

Brauer, F. 2014. Becoming “Le moteur humain”: “The Art of Work” and “The Taylored Body”. 2014 History of Science Society Annual Conference (HSS). Chicago, Illinois, USA 06 - 09 Nov 2014

Astrobiology and the Third Gender: Hélène Dufau's Occult Transformism

Brauer, F. 2014. Astrobiology and the Third Gender: Hélène Dufau's Occult Transformism. "Les Intermédiares”: Utopies du troisième genre dans les arts visuels du passage du siècle (1880/1920). Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art Salle Vasari, Université de Paris, Paris 10 Dec 2014

Magnetic Modernism: Frantisek Kupka's Mesmeric Abstraction and the Revolution of Consciousness

Brauer, F. 2014. Magnetic Modernism: Frantisek Kupka's Mesmeric Abstraction and the Revolution of Consciousness. "Utopia”, Fourth Biannual Conference of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies. University of Helsinki, Finland 29 - 31 Aug 2014

Superevolution: Interspecies Modernism and the Naturization of Modernity

Brauer, F. 2017. Superevolution: Interspecies Modernism and the Naturization of Modernity. in: Jach, Aleksandra, Kurc-Maj, Paulina and Hatowska, Agnieszka (ed.) Superorganism: The Avant-Garde and the Experience of Nature Łódź Muzeum Sztuki. pp. 149-184

Naturyzacja Ewolucji: Kolonie Zwierzece, Drzewa Zycia I Modernizm, Miedzygatunkowy

Brauer, F. 2017. Naturyzacja Ewolucji: Kolonie Zwierzece, Drzewa Zycia I Modernizm, Miedzygatunkowy. in: Jach, Aleksandra, Kurc-Maj, Paulina and Hatowska, Agnieszka (ed.) Superorganizm. Awangarda i doświadczenie przyrody Łodzi Muzeum Sztuki. pp. 149-184

Primate Visions: Modernist Monkey Business

Brauer, F. 2014. Primate Visions: Modernist Monkey Business. Animal Encounters: Performance, Animality and Posthumanism. University of Roehampton 31 May 2014

Dangerous Doubles: Paul Richer's Museums of Pathological Sculpture and 'Nouvelle Anatomie Artistique'

Brauer, F. 2014. Dangerous Doubles: Paul Richer's Museums of Pathological Sculpture and 'Nouvelle Anatomie Artistique'. CFP: Collect, Exchange, Display: Artistic Practice and the Medical Museum. Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, London 06 Jun 2014

Punitive Spectacles: The Sadistic Art of Écorché

Brauer, F. 2014. Punitive Spectacles: The Sadistic Art of Écorché. The Sculpture of the Écorché. The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds 07 Jun 2014

Imagining Transplantation and Transspeciation: Patricia Piccinini's Transgenic Art

Brauer, F. 2014. Imagining Transplantation and Transspeciation: Patricia Piccinini's Transgenic Art. Research and Developement Conference. University of East London 25 Jun 2014

The End Again: Degeneration and Visual Culture in Modern Spain

Brauer, F. 2018. The End Again: Degeneration and Visual Culture in Modern Spain. The Burlington Magazine. 160 (1386), pp. 804-805.

The Janus Face of Evolution: Degeneration, Devolution and Extinction in the Anthropocene

Brauer, F. 2015. The Janus Face of Evolution: Degeneration, Devolution and Extinction in the Anthropocene. in: Brauer, Fae and Keshavjee, Serena (ed.) Picturing Evolution and Extinction: Regeneration and Degeneration in Modern Visual Lady Stephenson Library, Newcastle upon Tyne Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. xv-xlii

Becoming Simian: Devolution as Evolution in Transformist Modernism

Brauer, F. 2015. Becoming Simian: Devolution as Evolution in Transformist Modernism. in: Brauer, Fae and Keshavjee, Serena (ed.) Picturing Evolution and Extinction: Regeneration and Degeneration in Modern Visual Culture Lady Stephenson Library, Newcastle upon Tyne Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 127-156

‘Turquet’s Turkey’: Ending the Salon

Brauer, F. 2015. ‘Turquet’s Turkey’: Ending the Salon. in: Kearns, James and Mill, Alister (ed.) The Paris Fine Art Salon/Le Salon, 1791–1881 Oxford Peter Lang.

Intimate Vibrations: Inventing the Dream Bedroom

Brauer, F. 2015. Intimate Vibrations: Inventing the Dream Bedroom. in: Lasc, Anca I., Downey, Georgina and Taylor, Mark (ed.) Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media London Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 13-29

Magnetic Modernism František Kupka’s Mesmeric Abstraction and Anarcho-Cosmic Utopia

Brauer, F. 2015. Magnetic Modernism František Kupka’s Mesmeric Abstraction and Anarcho-Cosmic Utopia. in: Ayers, David, Hjartarson, Benedikt, Huttunen, Tomi and Veivo, Harri (ed.) Utopia: The Avant-Garde, Modernism and (Im)possible Life Berlin/Boston Walter de Gruyter.

Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973)

Brauer, F. 2016. Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973). in: Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism London Routledge.

Virilizing and Valorizing Homoeroticism: Eugen Sandow’s Queering of Body Cultures Before and After the Wilde Trials

Brauer, F. 2017. Virilizing and Valorizing Homoeroticism: Eugen Sandow’s Queering of Body Cultures Before and After the Wilde Trials. Visual Culture in Britain. 18 (1), pp. 35-67.

Dealing with Cubism: Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler’s Perilous Internationalism

Brauer, F. 2017. Dealing with Cubism: Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler’s Perilous Internationalism. in: Catterson, Lynn (ed.) Dealing Art on Both Sides of the Atlantic, 1860-1940 Boston BRILL.

The Einsteinian Eclipse: The Paradigmatic Fourth Dimension in Modern Art Before and After Relativity

Brauer, F. 2016. The Einsteinian Eclipse: The Paradigmatic Fourth Dimension in Modern Art Before and After Relativity. Art History. 39 (1), pp. 182-188.

The Pasted Paper Devolution: The Dialogism of Sexual Degeneration and Neoregulation in Picasso's and Braque's Cubist Collages

Brauer, F. 2017. The Pasted Paper Devolution: The Dialogism of Sexual Degeneration and Neoregulation in Picasso's and Braque's Cubist Collages. Art Bulletin.

Contesting "Le corps militaire": Antimilitarism, Pacificism, Anarcho-Communism and 'Le Douanier' Rousseau's La Guerre

Brauer, F. 2012. Contesting "Le corps militaire": Antimilitarism, Pacificism, Anarcho-Communism and 'Le Douanier' Rousseau's La Guerre. RIHA Journal.
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