John Timberlake joined Middlesex University in 2007. A practising artist, he has exhibited widely and his work is held in a number of collections in Europe and the US. John Timberlake gained his Ph.D. in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and he is an alumnus of the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program.

John Timberlake is Programme Leader for the BA Fine Art in the School of Art & Design.

John Timberlake has particular interest in Landscape, History and the Science Fiction Imaginary within the context of Fine Art practice. His studio practice has focussed on Photography, Painting, Drawing and Collage.

Research Publications

Another country XV

Timberlake, John (2001) Another country XV. [Artefact]

Ron Haselden / John Timberlake

Timberlake, John and Haselden, Ron (2012) Ron Haselden / John Timberlake. [Show/Exhibition]

Ways of seeing: 40th anniversary issue

Guins, Raiford and Kristensen, Juliette and lok, susan pui san and Highmore, Ben and Pollock, Griselda and Julier, Guy and Jay, Martin and González, Jennifer A. and Casid, Jill H. and Bal, Mieke and Dilnot, Clive and Sturken, Marita and Batchen, Geoffrey and Overton, Tom and Cartwright, Lisa and Kaplan, Louis and McPherson, Tara and Rifkin, Adrian and Clark, Laurie Beth and Lunenfeld, Peter and Stallabrass, Julian and Boyce, Sonia and Wong, Ming and Timberlake, John and Broomberg, Adam and Chanarin, Oliver (2012) Ways of seeing: 40th anniversary issue. In: Journal of Visual Culture. Guins, Raiford and Kristensen, Juliette and lok, susan pui san , eds. SAGE Publications, London, UK.

Squeegee

Timberlake, John (2012) Squeegee. Radical philosophy (171). pp. 51-53. ISSN 0300-211X

Zones of tension: desertification and despoilation in Frederick Sommer’s Arizona photographs 1939-1945

Timberlake, John (2011) Zones of tension: desertification and despoilation in Frederick Sommer’s Arizona photographs 1939-1945. In: Landscape & Eschatology, Friday, 13 January 2012, Tate Britain. (Unpublished)

After London.

Timberlake, John and Sleeman, Joy and Waterworth, David (2011) After London. [Show/Exhibition]

The desert and the sea: the Sapphic sublime of Frederick Sommer.

Timberlake, John (2011) The desert and the sea: the Sapphic sublime of Frederick Sommer. Philosophy of Photography, 2 (1). pp. 115-128. ISSN 2040-3682

Bussard ramjet.

Timberlake, John (2009) Bussard ramjet. Artwords, London . ISBN 9781906441197

Beyond the picturesque.

Timberlake, John (2009) Beyond the picturesque. [Show/Exhibition]

Beyond the wall lies the ocean [and] Bussard Ramjet

Timberlake, John (2009) Beyond the wall lies the ocean [and] Bussard Ramjet. [Show/Exhibition]