Profile

Dr. Rick Dolphijn is interested in material culture and cultural theory at large. He published two books, being Foodscapes, Towards a Deleuzian Ethics of Consumption (Eburon/University of Chicago Press 2004) and (with Iris van der Tuin) New Materialism: Interviews and Cartographies (Open Humanities Press 2012). Besides that, he has written on new materialism, ecology/ecosophy and art and is interested in the developments in continental philosophy and speculative thought. His academic work has appeared in journals like Angelaki, RhizomesCollapse and Deleuze Studies. He edited (with Rosi Braidotti) This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life (Brill/Rodopi 2014/5)  and Philosophy after Nature (2017). Currently, he is finishing a book on the work of Michel Serres (edited) and a new monograph. 

Involved in the following study programme(s)
Scientific expertise
media ecology
theoretical humanities
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Key publications

Dolphijn, R. & Braidotti, R. (2017). Philosophy After Nature. Rowman & Littlefield.

Braidotti, Rosi & Dolphijn, Rick (2015). This Deleuzian Century - Art, Activism, Life. (301 p.). Leiden: Brill / Rodopi.

Dolphijn, Rick (2014). The Revelation of a World that was Always Already There: - The Creative Act as an Occupation.. This Deleuzian Century - Art Activism Life (pp. 185-206) (22 p.). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Dolphijn, R. (2012). Undercurrents and the Desert(ed): Negarestani, Tournier and Deleuze map the poly-tics of a ‘New Earth’. In Birgit M. Kaiser (Eds.), Postcolonial Literatures and Deleuze: Colonial Pasts, Differential Futures (pp. 199-216) (18 p.). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

van der Tuin, I. & Dolphijn, R. (2012). New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies. Ann Arbor: Open Humanities Press.

Dolphijn, R. (2011). The New Alimentary Continuum. In Reza Negarestani & Robin Mackay (Eds.), Collapse VII: Philosophical Research and Development. Special Issue on Culinary Materialism (pp. 147-174) (28 p.). London: Urbanomic.

Dolphijn, R. (2011). “Man is ill because he is badly constructed”: Artaud, Klossowski and Deleuze in search for the Earth Inside. Deleuze Studies, 5 (1), (pp. 18-34) (17 p.).

All publications
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. & Braidotti, R. (2017). Philosophy After Nature. Rowman & Littlefield.
  2016 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. (2016). Critical Naturalism - A Quantum Mechanical Ethics. Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, 2016 (30) (8 p.).
Dolphijn, R., Cole, David & Bradley, Joff (2016). Fukushima - The Geo-Trauma of a Futural Wave. Trans-Humanities, 9 (3), (pp. 211-233).
Dolphijn, R. (2016). Oedipus als mythe... waar we zo snel mogelijk vanaf moeten - Over Deleuze en Guattari's Anti-Oedipus. In Sjef Houppermans & Peter Verstraten (Eds.), Oedipus heerst?! (pp. 127-144). Garant Uitgevers.
Dolphijn, R. (07.07.2016). Response to Simon O Sullivan. Feminist Matters
Dolphijn, R. (2016). Speculative Realism: Problems and Prospects. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
  2016 - Popularising publications
Dolphijn, R. (2016). To Realize the Commons. Open: Platform for Art, Culture and the Public Domain
  2016 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (19.06.2016) Deleuze Studies in Asia
R. Dolphijn (12.04.2016) Deleuze's Logic of Sense: Ideal Game, Aion and Chronos
R. Dolphijn (18.10.2016) Keynote
R. Dolphijn (17.02.2016) Keynote
R. Dolphijn (26.05.2016) New Materialism, Technology and the Arts
R. Dolphijn (16.04.2016) Nomad Aesthetics
Dolphijn, R. (19.06.2016). Philosophy as Geometry.
R. Dolphijn (07.07.2016) Response to Simon O'Sullivan
R. Dolphijn (11.02.2016) Spinoza and the Aesthetic
R. Dolphijn (22.08.2016) The Posthuman Glossary
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R., Bradley, Joff & Cole, David (2015). 11 March 2011: ‘Fukushima’ – the coming of a futural-wave. Deleuze Studies
Dolphijn, R. & van der Tuin, I. (2015). The Thresholds Project at Utrecht University - New Materialist Rethinkings of Subjectivity and Objectivity. Teaching With Feminist Materialisms (pp. 25-38). Utrecht: ATGENDER:The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation.
Braidotti, Rosi & Dolphijn, Rick (2015). This Deleuzian Century - Art, Activism, Life. (301 p.). Leiden: Brill / Rodopi.
  2015 - Professional publications
Dolphijn, R. (2015). This is not the Earth. SNAE (pp. 176-180). L.A.P.W..
  2015 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (21.05.2015) Deleuze and the Visual Arts
R. Dolphijn (02.12.2015) Helsinki University of the Arts
R. Dolphijn (12.03.2015) New Materialism and the Arts
R. Dolphijn (19.02.2015) Occupation and the Creative Act: Art, Philosophy, Activism
R. Dolphijn (14.02.2015) Occupy Art: Deleuze, Foucault, and the concept of Space
R. Dolphijn (17.03.2015) Serres, Deleuze and the Transdisciplinary University
R. Dolphijn (28.05.2015) The Art of Life (on the Ecology of Form)
Dolphijn, R. (15.12.2015). The History of Matter in Media Studies.
Dolphijn, R. (04.09.2015). The Ideal Game.
R. Dolphijn (15.03.2015) This is Not The Earth: Geophilosophy in Times of Crisis
  2014 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, Rick (2014). De natuurfilosofie van Deleuze en Guattari. Wijsgerig perspectief, 54 (2), (pp. 14-21).
Braidotti, Rosi & Dolphijn, Rick (2014). Introduction: Deleuze’s Philosophy and the Art of Life - Or: What does Pussy Riot Know?. In Rosi Braidotti & Rick Dolphijn (Eds.), This Deleuzian Century - Art Activism Life (pp. 13-36). Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi.
Dolphijn, Rick (2014). Occupy Nature - Deleuze, Art and the Traumas of the Earth. Papay gyro nights art festival boogazine exploring an interaction between contemporary art, the place, rituals and folklore (21 p.). L.A.P.W..
Dolphijn, R. (2014). The Intense Exterior. Performance studies - key words, concepts and theories New York: Palgrave.
Dolphijn, Rick (2014). The Revelation of a World that was Always Already There: - The Creative Act as an Occupation.. This Deleuzian Century - Art Activism Life (pp. 185-206) (22 p.). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
Braidotti, Rosi & Dolphijn, Rick (2014). This Deleuzian Century. (301 p.). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
  2014 - Other output
Dolphijn, Rick (2014). All ideas are ideas from and to the body: Gilles Deleuze’s rethinking of ethics, politics and aesthetics as a materialist practice - Gilles Deleuze’s rethinking of ethics, politics and aesthetics as a materialist practice.
R. Dolphijn (06.06.2014) Another Earth: Ecology with Deleuze, Malabou and Serres
R. Dolphijn (15.04.2014) with prof. John Protevi and prof. Rosi Braidotti
  2013 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. & van der Tuin, I. (2013). A Thousand Tiny Intersections: Linguisticism, Feminism, Racism and Deleuzian Becomings. In A. Saldanha & J. M. Adams (Eds.), Deleuze and Race (pp. 129-143) (15 p.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Dolphijn, R. (2013). Four Thoughts on Spinoza and the Ecology of Form. In E. Joy & P.L. Bryant (Eds.), O-Zone: Journal for Object Oriented Ontology. Issue 1: Object/ecology Brooklyn (NY): Punctum Press.
Dolphijn, R. (2013). Free the Mouth: Vitalism, Activism and Ecology in Mike Parr's Performances. SNAE: journal for the experimental arts (pp. 196-203) (8 p.). Papay Westray, Scotland: LAPW.
Dolphijn, R. (2013). Meatify the Weak! Cannibalism and Postcolonial theory. In R Slocum & A Saldanha (Eds.), Geographies of Race and Food: Fields, Bodies, Markets (pp. H 11) (1 p.). Aldershot, Burlington: Ashgate.
  2013 - Professional publications
Haraway, D. & Dolphijn, R. (2013). In verwarring blijven - een interview met Donna Haraway. Ja Natuurlijk - hoe kunst de wereld redt (pp. 108-115) (8 p.). Rotterdam: NAi Uitgevers.
Haraway, D. & Dolphijn, R. (2013). Staying with the Trouble - Interview with Donna Haraway. Yes Naturally- How Art can Save the World (pp. 108-115) (8 p.). Rotterdam: NAi Uitgevers.
Dolphijn, R. & Kasprzak, M (2013). The Techniques of Existence, Unforeseen (interview with Rick Dolphijn). In M Kasprzak (Eds.), Speculative Realities (pp. 37-45) (9 p.). Rotterdam: V2_ Institute for Unstable Media.
  2013 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (04.05.2013) Another Humanity, a response to Elisabeth von Samsonow
R. Dolphijn (27.02.2013) Art as the Revalation of a World: Spinoza, Guattari and the New Materialist Alternative
R. Dolphijn (02.04.2013) Bio Art and Adam Zaretsky's "Errorarium"
R. Dolphijn (06.05.2013) Ecosophy
R. Dolphijn (22.11.2013) Guattari's Three Ecologies and the Trauma
R. Dolphijn (14.03.2013) I am a crowd
R. Dolphijn (06.09.2013) Insanity and Ecosophy: from Guattari and Bateson to Malabou and back to Spinoza
R. Dolphijn (09.10.2013) Movements that Matter: New Materialism and the Arts
R. Dolphijn (22.02.2013) Occupy Nature: Art, Deleuze and the Trauma's of the Earth
R. Dolphijn (21.11.2013) The Intense Exterior: Movements that Matter
R. Dolphijn (11.01.2013) The Speculative Real
R. Dolphijn (23.02.2013) To Occupy: Territorialization, Reterritorialization, Deterritorialization
R. Dolphijn (14.11.2013) Vitalism and Posthumanism
  2012 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. (2012). Het Ontsnappende Lichaam: Deleuze's Lichamelijkheid vanuit de Filosofie en de Kunsten. Filosofie, 22 (3), (pp. 12-16) (5 p.).
Dolphijn, R. (2012). Island Life: Undercurrents and the Desert(ed). SNAE (pp. 124-131) (8 p.).
van der Tuin, I. & Dolphijn, R. (2012). New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies. Ann Arbor: Open Humanities Press.
Dolphijn, R. (2012). Undercurrents and the Desert(ed): Negarestani, Tournier and Deleuze map the poly-tics of a ‘New Earth’. In Birgit M. Kaiser (Eds.), Postcolonial Literatures and Deleuze: Colonial Pasts, Differential Futures (pp. 199-216) (18 p.). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  2012 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (07.12.2012) Circular Form, or The Gothic Stone: A New Materialist Perspective
R. Dolphijn (20.03.2012) DeLanda and the New Materialist Tradition
R. Dolphijn (13.03.2012) Deleuze and Guattari's Geophilosophy
R. Dolphijn (20.06.2012) Deleuze and Philosophy
R. Dolphijn (15.05.2012) Deleuze's Earth
R. Dolphijn (15.03.2012) Ecocriticism
R. Dolphijn (27.05.2012) Ecology and Humanism: to Allow the Earth to Save the Earth
R. Dolphijn (05.10.2012) Ecosophy and Art- a response to Helmuth Trischler
R. Dolphijn (14.03.2012) I am a Crowd
R. Dolphijn (05.09.2012) Matter of Life: Ecology in Spinoza, Deleuze and Meillassoux
R. Dolphijn (25.10.2012) Negarestani's Another Earth
R. Dolphijn (03.04.2012) New Materialism and the Arts
R. Dolphijn (05.03.2012) New Materialism: An Introduction
R. Dolphijn (29.02.2012) New Materialism: Ecology, Technology and Subjectivity beyond Antropocentrism
R. Dolphijn (14.04.2012) Objects according to Meillassoux and/or Massumi
R. Dolphijn (05.06.2012) Staying with the Trouble- Interview with Donna Haraway
R. Dolphijn (01.06.2012) The Practice of Everyday Fear: Food Ecology and the Military
R. Dolphijn (18.04.2012) Undercurrents and the Desert(ed)-Deleuze and Negarestani
  2011 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. (2011). “Man is ill because he is badly constructed”: Artaud, Klossowski and Deleuze in search for the Earth Inside. Deleuze Studies, 5 (1), (pp. 18-34) (17 p.).
Dolphijn, R. & van der Tuin, I. (2011). Pushing Dualism to an Extreme: On the Philosophical Impetus of A New Materialism. Continental Philosophy Review, 44 (4), (pp. 383-400) (18 p.).
Dolphijn, R. (2011). The New Alimentary Continuum. In Reza Negarestani & Robin Mackay (Eds.), Collapse VII: Philosophical Research and Development. Special Issue on Culinary Materialism (pp. 147-174) (28 p.). London: Urbanomic.
  2011 - Professional publications
Dolphijn, R. (2011). Quentin Meillassoux. In B Ieven, A van Rooden, M Schuilenburg & S van Tuinen (Eds.), De Nieuwe Franse Filosofie (pp. 82-90) (9 p.). Amsterdam: Boom.
  2011 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (07.04.2011) Congres "New Materialism: Naturecultures"
R. Dolphijn (10.12.2011) Guattari's Micropolitics
R. Dolphijn (03.12.2011) Introduction: the Intensive Outside
R. Dolphijn (17.11.2011) Lissitzky's Infinite Interiority: Axonometrics and the Feeling of Space
R. Dolphijn (08.06.2011) Massumi's Theory of Communication
R. Dolphijn (12.10.2011) Performing the Sacred: Artaud, Deleuze and Organic Culture
R. Dolphijn (07.11.2011) The Feeling of Tango
R. Dolphijn (07.04.2011) To Dance Theory (with LEINEROEBANA)
R. Dolphijn (29.06.2011) Undercurrents and the Desert(ed) Negarestani, Tournier and Deleuze map a ‘New Earth’
  2010 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. (2010). Care, Cure or Control: a Politics of Dietetics. In D Hoopes & D Ruez (Eds.), disClosure: a Journal of Social Theory
Dolphijn, R. (2010). Cultural Studies. In R L II Jackson (Eds.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Philosophy Thousand Oaks, London, New Delhi, Singapore: SAGE.
Dolphijn, R. (2010). Mediation. In R. L. II Jackson (Eds.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Identity Thousand Oaks, London, New Delhi, Singapore: SAGE.
Dolphijn, R. (2010). Nomadology. In R. L. II Jackson (Eds.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Identity Thousans Oaks, London, New Delhi, Singapore: SAGE.
van der Tuin, I. & Dolphijn, R. (2010). The Transversality of New Materialism. Women: A Cultural Review, 21 (2), (pp. 153-171) (19 p.).
Dolphijn, R. (2010). To Dance Life. Inflexions, 4, (pp. 164-182) (19 p.).
  2010 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (18.02.2010) Afrodisiaca
R. Dolphijn (19.11.2010) Appetite
R. Dolphijn (19.03.2010) Feminisms Minor Histories
R. Dolphijn (28.03.2010) Hoe is gender?
R. Dolphijn (17.06.2010) I get a Sub-City: Murakami's Nakata Feels Urbanity
R. Dolphijn (11.11.2010) Introductie: The Virtual Life of CIW
R. Dolphijn (29.04.2010) Performance from Critical to Affirmative
R. Dolphijn (22.07.2010) PhD workshop ‘New Materialism: Art, Science, Media’
R. Dolphijn (21.06.2010) The Intensive Outside
  2009 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. & Zurita, Veridiana (2009). Appetite Forever. Inflexions, 2 (2).
  2009 - Popularising publications
Dolphijn, R. (05.09.2009). Laat Plasterk naar de financien kijken. NRC Handelsblad
Dolphijn, R. (2009). Wij Victorianen. SV Contact Jaarboek 2008-2009 (pp. 88-89) (2 p.). Utrecht: Studievereniging Contact.
  2009 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (10.03.2009) Against Dualism
R. Dolphijn (10.03.2009) Against Dualism
R. Dolphijn (21.04.2009) Deleuze and Leibniz
R. Dolphijn (06.06.2009) Interview with Karen Barad: Meeting Utrecht Halfway (keynote)
R. Dolphijn (01.03.2009) Media en Filosofie
R. Dolphijn (06.07.2009) Meeting Utrecht Halfway
R. Dolphijn (20.02.2009) Performing Spatiality and its Objects
van der Tuin, I. & Dolphijn, R. (2009). Seminar Contemporary Cultural Theory.
R. Dolphijn (10.12.2009) The Engaged Humanities
R. Dolphijn (10.12.2009) The Engaged Humanities
Dolphijn, R. (01.01.2009). What's Eating Amsterdam?. Het evenement "Society of Molecules" werd in het leven geroepen door enkele medewerkers van Concordia University en de Universite de Montreal, waarbij ongeveer 20 universiteiten wereldwijd bij betrokken waren. Iedere "molecule" organiseerde een tweedaagse bijeenkomst waarbijethico-aesthetics (het werk van Felix Guattari) middels research-creation (performatief) overdacht werd. Het molecule dat ik mede heb georganiseerd maakte hier deel vanuit..
  2008 - Professional publications
Dolphijn, R. (2008). On Two City Forms. In J Brearley (Eds.), Network Cities, and their Chinese Applications Dalian: Dalian University Press in conjunction with Shanghai Shuyi Limited.
  2008 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (23.06.2008) Care, Cure or Control? A Total and a General Dietetics
R. Dolphijn (25.09.2008) Care, Cure, Control, dietiek en cultuur
R. Dolphijn (13.08.2008) Deleuze and Meat: an Ethics
R. Dolphijn (10.12.2008) Foodscapes Methodologies
R. Dolphijn (13.12.2008) Free your Mouth! Artaud, Deleuze and Bodily Ethics
R. Dolphijn (15.03.2008) Language and Power
R. Dolphijn (16.02.2008) Power: Bacon versus Foucault
van der Tuin, I. & Dolphijn, R. (2008). Seminar Contemporary Cultural Theory. wekelijks seminar.
R. Dolphijn (10.12.2008) Spinoza's Appetite (in relation to Desire)
R. Dolphijn (15.11.2008) Two City Forms: Axonometric Vision and Linear Perspective
  2007 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. (2007). An Apprenticeship in Resistance: May '68 and the Power of Vincennes (Université de Paris VIII). New Horizons in Education, 55 (3), (pp. 22-33) (12 p.).
Dolphijn, R. (2007). Filosofieonderwijs na mei '68: Herdenken van Vincennes (Université de Paris VIII). Krisis, 8 (4), (pp. 52-64) (13 p.).
Dolphijn, R. (2007). Media Power (Per)Formed: the Strategies of Communication Technology and their Consequences to the Built Environment. In S. Steinbergh & D. Macedo (Eds.), Handbook of Critical Media Literacy (pp. 140-148) (9 p.). New York: Peter Lang Verlag.
  2007 - Professional publications
Dolphijn, R. (2007). Terug naar de toekomst: de rol van de docent binnen het Nieuwe Leren. Onderwijs Innovatie, 9 (3), (pp. 14-16) (3 p.).
  2007 - Other output
R. Dolphijn (26.11.2007) Care, Cure or Control
R. Dolphijn (24.08.2007) Housing the Body, Dressing the Environment
R. Dolphijn (01.04.2007) The Art of Living; food, medicine and the body in a global perspective
  2006 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. (2006). An Aesthetics of the Mouth: Creativity Between the Culinary and the Arts. Angelaki, (pp. 179-188) (10 p.).
  2006 - Professional publications
Dolphijn, R. (2006). Capitalism on a Plate: the Politics of Meat Eating in Bangalore, India. Gastronomica, (pp. 52-59) (8 p.).
  2004 - Scholarly publications
Dolphijn, R. (2004). Foodschapes. Towards a Deleuzian Ethics of Consumption. (118 p.). Delft: Eburon (Distrubuted by University of Chicago Press).
  0 - Other output
R. Dolphijn () Body & Society
R. Dolphijn () Deleuze Studies
R. Dolphijn () Empedocles: European Journal for the Philosophy of Communication
R. Dolphijn () Inflexions
R. Dolphijn () Inflexions
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Muntstraat 2-2A
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The Netherlands


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Muntstraat 2-2A
Room 2.10
3512 EV  UTRECHT
The Netherlands


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